The magic of reading aloud with Jill Eggleton

Jill Eggleton QSO, educationist and author of over 1000 children’s books understands how demanding it is to provide “just-right” balanced literacy instruction to a classroom of students with different reading levels and instructional needs. The benefits of reading aloud are tenfold and Jill has spent much of her career making educators worldwide aware of the value they bring by reading aloud to students. We hope you enjoy this article as much as we did.

In discussion: When did you decide to become a teacher?

We asked in-house teacher and marketing guru Bridget Higham, to tell us about her time in the classroom. What she loved, what was has changed and ways to keep that work-life balance in check.

Tales of teaching with Story Seekers

Not too long ago Courtney had a chat with Tania Withers, head of ESOL at St Joseph's Catholic School, Upper Hutt. We knew Story Seekers was a hit with her students, as she kindly reached out to sing its praises. We were keen to gain an understanding of how our resources have been used to foster a love for reading and progress learning throughout the year (we were also curious to know which stories were class favourites!).

Introducing iUgo Teachables

iUgo Teachables is the brainchild of Nicola Smith, Managing Director and co-founder of Essential Resources.

Angie’s awesome ideas for learning at home (1)

Kia ora

Over the next few weeks I am delighted to share my special tips and tricks with parents and teachers, to help make learning at home the best it can possibly be.