Archive for 2023

Free New Resource: Quick Writes (Persuasive)

Wednesday, 1 November 2023 at 5:22 pm

We recently published a group of four stimulus prompts to teach persuasive skills.

The ‘Have Your Say’ writing stimulus prompts are designed for students to apply and practice their persuasive skills. Each prompt is designed for a short burst of writing instruction. However, teachers should make their own judgment about how a stimulus prompt might be used.

‘Have your say’ stimulus prompt
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Free New Resource: Comparing & Contrasting

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 at 8:30 am

We recently published a group of four lesson guides to teach comparing and contrasting skills.

These stimulus picture prompts are designed to support and develop this critical comprehension skill for students at all year levels.

Signal words are embedded into each learning experience. These help students to:

state the relationships between ideas
embed the ideas in compound, complex or compound-complex sentences.

Sharks and Whales – new compare / contrast …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Q&A Webinar Video

Thursday, 10 August 2023 at 11:01 am

The Literacy Teachers’ Academy is up and running and has welcomed its first members. Last Thursday’s first Q&A Webinar is now available to view on video (see below).

Remember all future Q&A webinar videos will be available for members in the LTA webinar archive.

We’d like to thank our Literacy Solutions subscribers for your patience during our LTA promotion and launch. We’ll continue sharing samples of the …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Now Open for Membership

Monday, 24 July 2023 at 10:00 am

The Literacy Teachers’ Academy officially opened last Thursday.  Launch discounts are still available, but be quick as the 50% discount offer ends at midnight tonight (24 July 2023).

50% discount on membership (ENDS at midnight tonight)

33% discount (Available from 25 July to 4 August)

Memberships are grandfathered, so joining on one of these discounts ensures you permanently enjoy the price saving whilst you maintain an ongoing membership.

Webinar video

The …

Free Webinars (20 July) + Sample LTA Content

Tuesday, 18 July 2023 at 8:00 am

Tomorrow (20 July) the Literacy Teachers’ Academy opens its doors.  Just a reminder we’re running two free webinars, each also providing a short Q&A about the Academy.

Launch Discounts

Commence your membership before 25 July to enjoy a 50% discount on membership. Joining between 25 July to 4 August will gain you a 33% discount before pricing returns to normal.

Membership discounts are grandfathered, so joining on one of these discounts ensures …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Launch Discounts and Short Tour

Wednesday, 12 July 2023 at 11:10 am

Just over two weeks until the Literacy Teachers’ Academy opens its doors.  Take a sneak peak inside to see what an LTA membership offers.

LTA Short Tour

The video below provides a short tour through the Literacy Teachers Acacemy.  For a more in depth look, 14 day free trials will be available when launched on 20 July.

Launch Discounts

Jump straight into your membership before 25 July to enjoy a 50% discount on …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Sneak Peak Inside

Monday, 10 July 2023 at 9:18 am

Just over two weeks until the Literacy Teachers’ Academy opens its doors.  Take a sneak peak inside to get a glimpse of what an LTA membership offers.

Inside LTA

The images below are a quick glimpse inside the Literacy Teachers’ Academy. For a short tour of the Academy, register for one of the free webinars on 20 July.


Two FREE Webinars – Register Now!

Coming up in term 3, …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Two Free Webinars & Q&As

Monday, 3 July 2023 at 9:57 am

Two Free Webinars

Coming up in term 3, Literacy Solutions will deliver two free webinars. Each will also include a short Q&A session answering your questions about the new Literacy Teachers’ Academy.Webinar 1 Integrated literacy instruction (25-30 minutes)20 July 2023  10:00am  or20 July 2023  3:30pm

Integrated literacy instruction: Teaching literacy across the curriculum

In this live conversation, Angela Ehmer discusses the importance of explicit literacy instruction across the curriculum and provides an overview …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Learn, Share, Grow

Monday, 19 June 2023 at 9:56 am

Learn, Share, Grow

This is the mantra we’ve adopted for the new Literacy Teachers’ Academy (LTA) and embodies the philosophy the Academy will nourish.  Our aim is to support all members with a vast and continually growing collection of resources and professional learning sessions to support the evolving needs of teachers and to foster a friendly and supportive environment where teachers can share their expertise with others and grow …

Literacy Teachers’ Academy – Launching Mid July

Monday, 12 June 2023 at 9:13 am

Exciting news! We’re putting the final touches on a new venture created specifically to meet the challenges of teaching reading and writing in schools.

If you or your school are looking at a more comprehensive and efficient model to continue to learn and grow your teaching expertise, then things are about to get a lot easier. The brand new Literacy Teachers’s Academy (LTA) is launching in …