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Renaissance Blog

Shareable tips and insightful thoughts on K–12 education from Renaissance teams and educational leaders from Australia and around the world.

April 7, 2020

Easter Books for Children

By: Jovana Cupac Easter is upon us once again! Besides indulging in an enormous amount of chocolate from your egg hunts and creating hand crafted Easter […]
March 20, 2020

Supporting Students at Home

By: Zora Zaric – Renaissance Australia Coach With uncertain times ahead, potential school closures and periods of isolation, now more than ever it is important to […]
April 9, 2019

The Importance of Book Selection

By: Ruth Atkinson (Renaissance UK) & Jay Wheatley (Renaissance AUS) The importance of selecting the right book, at the right level with the right interest cannot […]
January 22, 2019

5 icebreaker activities for the first week of school

By: Ken Stoflet, Communications Specialist, Renaissance USA   The end of summer is bittersweet, but the beginning of a new school year is exciting. Fresh notebooks, […]
January 14, 2019

4 quick tips to build connections with students through reading

By:  Christina Ostrander, Fourth-Grade Teacher, USA “The positive teacher-student relationship is thus important not so much because this is worthwhile in itself, but because it helps build […]
January 7, 2019
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6 summer reads for educators

By: Gene Kerns, EdD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance USA   There’s nothing quite like reading a great book on a warm summer day—whether […]
January 7, 2019

How do you involve parents in their students’ reading practice?

By: Ken Stoflet, Communications Specialist, Renaissance USA How do you involve parents in their students’ reading practice? The answer might not be so simple. We asked […]
January 7, 2019

Interwoven: Achievement in reading, science, and maths

By: Team Renaissance USA Struggles in science? Low maths scores? Maybe your students need more reading practice. At first, “reading practice” may seem an odd answer to […]
January 7, 2019

6 more minutes: Struggling readers, reading practice, and growth

By: Team Renaissance USA What are the differences between a student who starts and ends the school year as a struggling reader, and a student who starts […]