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Year One Students Develop Skills Through TEL Project

Year One Students Develop Skills Through TEL Project

“Early reading skills tend to come more easily to bilingual children. They score higher on average on tests involving creative thinking or problem-solving and develop more flexible approaches to thinking through problems."   Year One students from Delainamasi...

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WordSmart Delivers in Fiji

WordSmart Delivers in Fiji

  The Informer recently featured a story “Did I Read That Right?” 5 July 2022) onWordSmart, a local initiative designed to help dyslexic and other children with learningdifficulties, achieve better results in English literacy. To recap, WordSmart.app is a hybrid...

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New technology to address growing literacy gap in schools

New technology to address growing literacy gap in schools

A new piece of software for schools aims to address a growing literacy gap by identifying students – particularly in low socio-economic areas – who may have dyslexia. New Zealand literacy company WordSmart – alongside Sweden company Lexplore – have created a literacy...

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Lean to read through gamified storytelling

Lean to read through gamified storytelling

All parents understand the importance of their children learning to read. Becoming a confident reader from a young age is critical to your child's ability to be able to follow their passions and dreams. However, due to the impacts of COVID-19 on schooling and...

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A Ground-breaking Approach to Reading

A Ground-breaking Approach to Reading

We live in a precarious time, which has accelerated the use of online learning tools.
What if we could take advantage of technology for the greater good and empower all children to become successful, life-long learners with a passion for reading including those that normally fall through the gaps due to learning differences, such as dyslexia?

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