Not all reading experiences need a happily-ever-after. From exploring their hobbies to learning about topical subjects, here are the benefits of bringing non-fiction books into your learners’ classroom.
We all know reading can sometimes be tricky! That’s why using well-loved characters can help relieve the fear factor while adding a little fun, too. Here are a few tips and tricks that use familiar faces to kick-start everyday reading.
World Environment Day is a fantastic opportunity to devote time and effort to important environmental issues. Here’s how to celebrate on the 5th of June with your young English language learners using activities from Ladybird Readers BBC Earth books.
As a teacher, Tony Murray saw how celebrating achievements motivated his pupils in the classroom. He reveals how you can help build children’s confidence to help them succeed while learning.
Watch a recording of the Ladybird Readers Webinar: Teaching English at home, filled with useful tips and ideas to help you get the most out of Ladybird Readers at home.
We know that entertaining children with little attention spans is not always easy! These activity ideas can be used to banish boredom while engaging children in both literacy and storytelling.
ELT specialist Vanessa Reis Esteves argues the benefits of teaching fairy tales in a classroom setting, to develop children’s emotional intelligence, creativity and critical thinking skills.
ELT consultant Vanessa Reis Esteves shows us how interactive games and performance can help students learn English in a natural, stress-free manner.
William Murray’s transformative research changed the way we approach literacy forever. Here, his son remembers how his father created the remarkable book that went on to sell 100 million copies – Key Words.
Teacher and ELT consultant Vanessa Reis Esteves reflects on her experiences of getting children to read in the classroom, and details some easy ways you can make them embrace books on a regular basis.