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

July 19, 2018

Creating cross-curricular literacy links using Renaissance Accelerated Reader

By: Lauren Shapiro, Senior Programme Manager, Renaissance UK During my time at Renaissance, I’ve been fortunate to work very closely with the schools on our Renaissance […]
July 19, 2018

Guest Blog: Teaching can be a blind alley without accurate assessment

By: Deputy Head Teacher at Battle & Langton CE Primary School in East Sussex, UK Teaching and learning is the core function of any school. We […]
July 19, 2018

6 ways technology has helped me facilitate student growth

By: Rita Platt, Library Media Specialist, USA Many educators remember the days (and sometimes long, long nights) before technology became a trusted tool. In those days, […]
July 11, 2018

What is personalised learning?

By: Renaissance US team “Personalised learning refers to instruction in which the pace of learning and the instructional approach are optimised for the needs of each […]
August 11, 2017

What is student agency?

By: Renaissance US team Student agency refers to learning through activities that are meaningful and relevant to learners, driven by their interests, and often self-initiated with […]
July 19, 2017

Understanding the ‘Challenge’ of ‘Reading To’

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK Very often when we talk about engendering a love for reading from a young age, the temptation can […]
February 16, 2017

How to use AR quizzes for whole class reading

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK As part of my role here at Renaissance, I’m very fortunate to be able to visit schools and […]
January 23, 2017

Reading Goldmines

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK I’ve long been an advocate of charity shops being an absolute goldmine when it comes to finding amazing […]
November 14, 2016

Don’t judge a book by its colour (band)

By: Julie King, Reading Support Teacher, UK Having taught in primary schools for over 20 years, Julie King has seen her fair share of early reading approaches and […]