Primary Maths - Vocabulary
Maths vocabulary has been added to our Vocab module
Reading is a Superpower
In May it’s Children’s Book Week, which is an annual celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age. This year’s theme is absolutely brilliant (and true): Reading is a Superpower. We thought we’d ask some of ReadingWise’s primary school friends how they feel about superpowers and reading.
The House with Chicken Legs - Vocabulary
Vocabulary from Sophie Anderson's popular book 'The House with Chicken Legs' is added to our Vocab module
Vocab Update: Tier 2 and Academic Word List
A massive resource of tier 2 words to support your school's vocabulary development
4 components of highly effective vocabulary development in schools
CEO Jamie Fries explores key components of delivering highly effective vocabulary development in schools.
International Children's Book Day
The ReadingWise team is big on reading. Their aim is to help children who are struggling readers. To celebrate International Children's Book Day we’ve interviewed the ReadingWise Community team to find out about what books they loved to read as children and how reading fits into their lives now.
Overcoming the Forgetting Curve
Our Vocab programme reinforces words that teachers are bringing to life in the classroom. You provide context - we help embed the words in learners' long-term memories. CEO Jamie Fries explores lessons learned from Hermann Ebbinghaus’ experiments and how they’re applied to aid vocabulary acquisition.
The league table offers schools another way to engage learners
Progress Bar Update
A new feature to improve learners' sense of progress in Zip and Vocab
Avatars Are Here
A new feature to spark joy in your learners.
The Hill We Climb - transcript
Catch Up Funding 2020 - 2021
The government has released updated details of the payments to support catch-up activity. Here is a summary.
Phonics Check for Year 2 Autumn Term 2020
UPDATED 8th SEPTEMBER. Schools are being asked to deliver the phonics screening check to pupils who missed it due to COVID-19. ReadingWise Zip provides a simple, effective resource focusing on either the 2017, 2018 or 2019 content.
Home Learning with ReadingWise: Comprehension
Use this blog as a short cut to set your pupils work at home.
Phonics, adaptive learning and supporting schools to close the reading gap
Can a simple adaptive learning programme help to close the reading gap at KS1?
Keep the excitement of Roald Dahl Day 2019 alive all term
With Roald Dahl Day just 2 weeks away (Friday 13 September) it's the perfect time to introduce the ReadingWise programme's Roald Dahl Pack for Primary Schools. Ask for your Free Roald Dahl Pack and ReadingWise poster.
Why SENCOs are choosing ReadingWise literacy interventions
Using adaptive classroom technology, the ReadingWise programme is providing SENCOs with the ability to deliver engaging, tailored, 1-2-1 literacy intervention to groups of 10 learners at a time, via one TA. Here's how...
Summer Holiday Reading Skills for Early Years
Starting school is a fun, exciting and nerve-racking time for children… and parents! A perfect way to get school ready is to boost your little ones reading skills this summer with Zip from ReadingWise. Zip takes just 5-10 minutes a day and will help set you up for a flying start.
Comprehension Strategy 12: Chain of Events
Comprehension strategies are seen as one of the most effective ways of helping struggling readers. In this article we explore the rationale behind the mini-skill 'Chain of Events' - 12 of 12 in our comprehension resource
Comprehension Strategy 11: Key Themes
Comprehension strategies are seen as one of the most effective ways of helping struggling readers. In this article we explore the rationale behind the mini-skill 'Key Themes' - 11 of 12 in our comprehension resource