Posts tagged with trends and research
Keep kids reading — a summer challenge
By Jo Buchan
7 November 2019
Keeping kids reading over the summer holidays is important to avoid a summer slide in achievement. This year's Super Smash Reading Challenge brings together reading and cricket and is a great way to inspire kids to keep reading over the summer.
Reading on-screen vs reading in print: What's the difference for learning?
By Lisa Allcott
10 October 2019
Current research comparing print and on-screen reading experiences suggests we skim and scan better when we read online but understand and remember less. Discover the optimal skills of each reading style to help your students learn as well online as...
2019 survey of New Zealand school libraries
By Miriam Tuohy
20 August 2019
Calling all NZ school and school library staff! The closing date for 2019 school library survey has been extended to 1 September to give you more time to add your voice! Read how the survey data helps support your work.
Libraries and learning
Reading and libraries for well-being
By Maxine Ramsay
31 July 2018
A growing body of research suggests that reading for pleasure contributes to well-being. This blog post describes how school libraries can also support well-being, including developing spaces, services, and collections that help children and young pe...
Reading for pleasure to help boys reach potential
13 March 2015
The ABC of Gender Equality in Education, a report recently published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), discusses gender gaps in education and offers suggestions on policies and practices to help young boys and girls.