Why reading for pleasure is so important for teens (and all ages) and some strategies educators can use to support and encourage teenagers to read.more
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Read about the exciting authors and activities from this year's Auckland Writers Festival that helped kindle passion for reading in students from across New Zealand.more
A variety of reading and writing related festivals and events over the next few months offer the chance to immerse your students in literature.more
Innovative solutions, a change in attitude and behaviour about the use of plastics, and empathy will all be needed to tackle plastic pollution, the focus of this year’s Earth Day on 22 April.more
Books and resources about inspirational women are ideal starters for discussions with children about gender stereotypes, dreams, and determination.more
Reading as few as 5 or 6 books over the summer holidays helps ensure students keep the reading and other learning gains they’ve made during the school year. Here are a few ideas to get your school community fired up about reading over the summer.more