Writing creates writers!

Last week we celebrated the milestone of 20 million words written on Writing Legends! We feel that this component will be of tremendous benefit to both teachers and students. We are proud to have had such a positive impact in only three months since launch. One thing that concerns us is that we are seeing a significant … Read more Writing creates writers!

Activities for 18 Types of Writing

In an earlier post, we explored one sample writing activity – the Quick Write. Did you know that Writing Legends contains both Quick Write focus activities as well as Full Process Writes? We have 18 types of writing available. These include: Advertisements Diary and Blog Writing Information Texts Letter Writing and Invitations Persuasive Texts Reviews … Read more Activities for 18 Types of Writing

Sample writing activity – This is a Quick Write

What does a sample writing activity look like? This is a Quick Write. Each fortnight students are presented with four Quick Write focus activities. These are ideal lesson starters. Why? Above everything else, we want students to enjoy writing and thinking of new ideas. Quick Writes are environments where writing is not expected to be perfect. … Read more Sample writing activity – This is a Quick Write

Alex Lim: My journey promoting literacy

In the first of two articles about how some of the best and brightest emerging leaders are working to achieve literacy for all, we spoke with Jacob Olaoluwa Sule. Jacob is a 2019 honoree of the International Literacy Association (ILA)’s 30 under 30, an annual list that celebrates the rising innovators, disruptors and visionaries in … Read more Alex Lim: My journey promoting literacy

Ideas to help students write interesting stories

Storytelling is an effective way to enable students to become interested in writing in general. Often, teachers teaching language arts or literature, especially at the elementary level, face challenges on a number of levels.  Students may be disinterested. They may find it hard to get started with writing assignments. They may be easily distracted during … Read more Ideas to help students write interesting stories

Jacob Sule: My journey promoting literacy

How are some of the best and brightest emerging leaders working to achieve literacy for all? We thought it would be useful to hear about a few of these individual journeys. Literacy is fundamental to learning and an absolutely essential foundation of education. International Literacy Association (ILA)’s 30 under 30 is an annual list that … Read more Jacob Sule: My journey promoting literacy

Assistance for Schools and Families in Australia

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually $16.50) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in Australia

Assistance for Schools and Families in New Zealand (NZ)

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works well … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in New Zealand (NZ)

Assistance for Schools and Families in the United Kingdom

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually £8.50) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in the United Kingdom

Assistance for Schools and Families in the United States (US)

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually $11.50 USD) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students in … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in the United States (US)

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