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12 additions to the dictionary that prove we’re definitely in 2016

Four times a year the Oxford English Dictionary is updated to keep up with the ever-changing English language. This includes revising existing entries and, of course, adding new words that Oxford deem worthy of becoming part of the 600,000+ word family. While there are many uneventful editions, there are many that will [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Supporting students with dyslexia

Spellodrome can help dyslexic students by its phonic content, structured programmes, cumulative learning and multisensory experiences. It provides a range of experiences for children to see, hear, write and locate words from their allocated word lists; to practise their spellings in new and engaging ways. Phonics In addition to the spelling patterns as [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Back to school with Spellodrome

The new grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) tests for primary schools have courted significant controversy, ranging from former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen’s criticism of ‘terminology-itis’, to the more recent mix-up when genuine KS1 tests were published online, culminating in parent protests about primary school testing. Calls and petitions to ‘Let Kids Be Kids’ aren’t without merit. Neither is the [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Celebrate Roald Dahl’s birthday on Spellodrome

September 2016 marks the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl. With his rich descriptions and engaging stories, you may be thinking about ways to engage your class with this event and inspire them to work on their own writing. Why not create your own Roald Dahl themed spelling lists for them to practise during [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Tips on teaching your kids how to spell

Learning how to spell is an integral part of every child's education. Spelling acts as the basis of all literacy education and must be focused upon if a child is to advance their learning. Although spelling is covered at school, there are ways that you can get them interested in spelling at home. Here [...]

By |June 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Navigating GPS tests with online learning

The new grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) tests for primary schools have courted significant controversy, ranging from former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen’s criticism of ‘terminology-itis’, to the more recent mix-up when genuine KS1 tests were published online, culminating in parent protests about primary school testing. It’s no secret that the introduction of a separate and rigorous grammar, punctuation and [...]

By |May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

An important technical update from 3P Learning

The blog post contains important information about changes to the technical requirements of 3P Learning products. Be sure your school's IT administrator is aware of these new requirements in order to continue to be able to access all areas of our resources. Hello. I'm Mitch, the Chief Technology Officer with 3P Learning. It's [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

3P Learning celebrates fourth GESS Award win

We are extremely pleased to announce that 3P Learning has been named 'Multinational Company of the Year' at the esteemed GESS Awards 2016 in Dubai. The GESS Awards are an annual event to celebrate outstanding success for suppliers and teaching professionals of the education sector throughout the Middle East. They highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Get the classroom spelling ready

Welcome to the spectacular spelling world of Spellodrome. To help get you and your classroom started, we thought some helpful teacher tips would be a great way to introduce the program to your class. Helpful Suggestions Provide student goals when using Spellodrome, such as 1000 points per week [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

School Spotlight – Canberra Girls Grammar School

The Girls at the senior campus of Canberra Girls Grammar School are knocking NAPLAN out of the park! The latest My School update has shown that 23 schools in Canberra have shown significant improvement in the fields of Literacy and Numeracy from last year’s NAPLAN results as students move from years 3-5 and 7-9. [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Top 10 hardest words to spell

Spelling skills have become weaker from the technological boom that controls more and more of our lives. A simple text to a thousand word essay can exceed the spelling abilities of the user through a simple auto correct or Google search. Nothing grounds you more in your spelling knowledge than a spelling bee [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Spelling fun for everyone

Learning to spell can become a blur of letters, words and sounds for students as they adjust to literacy skills. It’s at this early stage of literacy that consuming knowledge anyway possible can become incredibly valuable in students’ abilities to comprehend spelling in a relatable and understandable fashion. Spelling games are great for [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Learning before learning, our youths’ early reading ability

As children enter school, it is perceived that this is where the learning journey begins. That a child’s empty plates of knowledge will be filled with nourishment that only a school can provide. But what if those plates of knowledge already have something on it before schooling begins and is it good [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The early bird gets the bookworm

Reading is a function of everyday life. It’s a skill that will be exercised repeatedly and continuously throughout everything we do. Because of this we as students and parents undervalue the long term effects of mastering core reading skills. Perfecting reading abilities isn’t a question of the amount of reading you will exercise [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

3P Learning celebrates three GESS Award nominations

 We are extremely pleased to announce that 3P Learning has been shortlisted in THREE categories at the esteemed GESS Awards in Dubai. The GESS Awards are an annual event to celebrate outstanding success for suppliers and teaching professionals of the education sector throughout the Middle East. They highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|0 Comments