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Celebrate World Book Day 2017 with ABC Reading Eggs

One of our favourite days of the year is here - World Book Day! March 2 marks the celebration of all things books including authors, illustrators and, of course, reading. Why not join in the celebration? How, you may ask? Well, the team at ABC Reading Eggs has put together five fun ideas for you [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The importance of spelling for all aspects of learning

Communication skills are essential for a child to grow and interact successfully with the world. Communication usually begins with simple body language, gestures and vocalisations. As children progress to verbal communication, they naturally develop an early understanding of their native language. Making the connection between verbal expression and written communication is much more [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

3 ways to help your child balance homework and free time

The afternoon of the first day of school can be a slippery slope for children if they’re not careful. Children may get caught in the difference between holiday free time and after school free time. It is in this after school time that the balance of homework and extra-curricular activities need to be [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 1: Find your place and start eggsploring

Congratulations! You have officially started your 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Your first challenge, and the best first step in any Reading Eggs journey is to complete the placement test for Reading Eggs or Reading Eggspress. The first time your students log in, they will be automatically prompted to take the placement test. The placement test consists [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 2: Start Reading!

Well done for making it to the next phase of the 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Now that your students have been placed on their own learning pathways, it's time to start reading! Over the last few days you and your students might have started to eggsplore the reading and comprehension lessons available in Reading Eggs and [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 3: Spelling Skills

It's the final challenge of the Reading Eggspedition and it's time to test those spelling skills. By now, you and your students should have explored the reading and comprehension lessons and taken a look around the Library, but did you know that Reading Eggs and Eggspress have a whole series of Spelling activities too? Let's [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Bringing the fizz back into learning

In the last few days, our friend and educationalist Dan Meyer has once again inspired us with his recent post Collective effervescence is the cost of personalized learning. This term comes from the French sociologist Émile Durkheim, and refers to the fizz or buzz that is generated from the social experience of participation. [...]

By |September 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Stimulating curiosity to enhance learning

Curiosity is born from a desire to learn for the sake of gaining new knowledge about a particular subject or idea. In contrast to rote learning practices, curiosity promotes a deeper level of understanding as it motivates a learner to think critically and engage with the material to seek out answers. Research [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The benefits of online learning spaces

It’s not a groundbreaking concept to suggest that students benefit from individualised learning practices. Every student learns in a different way, and teaching methods that are effective for one student may not be compatible with another’s preferred learning style. But it is a difficult task for teachers to tailor their lessons to [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Cracking Cross-Curricula Coverage

ABC Reading Eggs brings a wealth of extra resources into your classroom, it's more than just a tool for building students’ essential reading and comprehension skills. Over 2,000 eBooks in the Reading Eggs Library cover a vast array of topics from Antarctica to Zoo Animals and can boost your resources within other subject areas. There [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Cracking the code: Western Australia teachers join the coding craze

Coding. It’s the latest learning trend to sweep the world and for good reason. Technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in our personal and working lives. Research from Deloitte found Australia will need 100,000 additional workers with ICT skills within the next five years and some students will end up in jobs that [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

Welcoming WA Reading Eggs Lead Educator Amy Williums, St Joseph’s School, Queens Park

Reading Eggs Lead Educator Amy Williums Amy Williums leading Reading Eggs at St Joseph's School Having worked as an education assistant and currently a special needs assistant for over 8 years Amy, has seen the difference an engaging and exciting program can make to a child’s learning. When introduced to Reading Eggs [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|1 Comment

New Interactive: Walking back and forth

The Mathletics development team is pleased to announce the release of a brand new interactive. Walking back and forth, from Dr Marian Small, is the newest addition to Mathletics for Foundation level students and teachers. Engaging in this task provides students with an opportunity to practice the counting sequence, observe the effect [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Australia’s first Reading Eggs Lead Educator Leanne O’Brien, Jubilee Christian College

Leanne O’Brien, Reading Eggs Lead Educator, QLD 3P Learning’s Certification team is proud to introduce Leanne O’Brien who is, not only the first teacher to become Reading Eggs Certified, but also the first to achieve Lead Educator status.  Well done Leanne! Leanne has been working as a teacher since 2004 and the past 6 years [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|1 Comment

NEW: The Reading Eggs Certification Pathway

Here at 3P Learning one of our main goals is to support our schools and create strong communities of like-minded educators by sharing knowledge, skills and expertise. The brand new Reading Eggs Certification Pathway acknowledges and rewards the outstanding contribution teachers are making on behalf of students and school communities. Reading Eggs certification [...]

By |February 16th, 2016|0 Comments