Tag: Ruth Atkinson
The coronavirus pandemic has forced schools to adapt quickly – and with little time to react to the decision to close schools to almost all students across the country, the pressure was on to find innovative and practical solutions. In this post, read about the approach taken by staff, students and parents at Plumcroft Primary School in Greenwich, south London.
This is part of our webinar series of blogs: covering topics that are particularly useful during the coronavirus pandemic while schools are closed and the vast majority of students and educators are working from home. This blog covers some key resources that you can share with your students and their families to help get everyone engaged with students’ reading progress.
We signed a three-year agreement with the Seychelles earlier this year! Here’s how we reached this point.
The last Friday in November is a big day in the Renaissance calendar. This year, the morning was spent erecting the stage, putting up banners, ironing the tablecloths, blowing up balloons, and making sure we had enough canapes… all in preparation for our annual Renaissance Awards ceremony!
Kim Bisson, an ex-school librarian and teaching assistant, was about to retire and had something to say to us before she left…
Have you ever explored the idea of utilising a digital library? In this blog post, we’re exploring some of the benefits of a digital library and how these can help to overcome barriers that libraries are facing today.
Here at Renaissance, we love libraries, and we love librarians. Read about the benefits of school libraries, and why we should be working hard to save them!
Here at Renaissance, we’ve been accelerating learning for all for over 30 years. And it all started with a mother who wanted to share her love of reading with her children… read the story of Renaissance’s humble beginnings in the US all the way until today.
In this blog post, we explain Accelerated Reader book levels, how they’re decided, and why they sometimes seem surprising!
Now in its eleventh year, our annual What Kids Are Reading report is worth making a big deal out of!