Opening pandora’s box: does AI have a place in the classroom?

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“AI is a tool. The choice about how it gets deployed is ours.” – Oren Etzioni (former technical director of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence) The discussions surrounding the place of AI in schools are ever-increasing and with the rapid pace of technological advances, it feels like an ever important discussion to be had. […]

How to Prioritise Your Well-Being as a Teacher

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Hello, I’m Hannah. Co-founder of Reading Mate, ex-SEND English teacher turned online Health & Wellness Coach to busy professionals. Growing up with a passion for reading made the decision to become an English Teacher quite easy. However, throughout my 10 years in the classroom, I was saddened to discover how few of my colleagues were […]

What Genres Can Schools Explore with Reading Hub’s Comprehensive eBook Collection?

What Genres Can Schools Explore with Reading Hub's Comprehensive eBook Collection?

In the ever-changing landscape of primary education, keeping up with the latest trends is key to developing an environment that nurtures a love for learning. One thing that can change the way schools approach reading is with a comprehensive eBook collection that gives all pupils access to the best books from anywhere. In this blog, […]

Connecting the dots: Literacy in every subject, in every classroom

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Hi all, I’m Yas. I’m an ex Literacy Lead and Subject Leader of English, and I’ve been working in the realm of education for over a decade. My love of education has always been driven by my love of reading (my current reading streak has been going strong since January 1st 2022!). Though I’m no […]

What types of eBooks are most popular among primary school pupils?

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Introduction Hello, wonderful educators and school leaders! Are you looking for the best eBooks for primary school pupils? Let’s explore the top genres in Reading Hub’s digital library that are captivating young readers. Adventurous Tales Adventure stories are not just thrilling; they’re a treasure trove of lessons. Some of the best eBooks in this genre […]

Opinion – Saying ‘No’ with Grace: The Impact of Boundaries for School Leaders

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Hello, I’m Hannah. Co-founder of Reading Mate, ex-SEND English teacher turned online Health & Wellness Coach to busy professionals. Growing up with a passion for reading made the decision to become an English Teacher quite easy. However, throughout my 10 years in the classroom, I was saddened to discover how few of my colleagues were […]

Opinion – Rethinking School Catchment Areas: A Leap Forward in Primary Education

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Hi everyone, I’m James Rix, co-founder and CEO of Reading Mate, the minds behind Reading Hub and Little Reads. Though my background is in mathematics, not traditional education, my journey over the past three and a half years has woven through the corridors of over 600 schools, enriching my understanding of the educational landscape. This […]

What are the Benefits of Using eBooks in Early Education?

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Hello, readers! Today, we’re exploring an exciting topic in the world of early education: eBooks. With technology becoming a big part of our lives, it’s no wonder that eBooks are becoming popular in schools. Let’s dive into ebooks, and more importantly, the benefits they can bring in early education.. Easy Access to a Wide Range […]

Integrating Friendly Digital Library Solutions for Young Learners with Reading Hub

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Today, we’re diving into the wonderful world of digital library solutions for young learners and exploring how they can be seamlessly integrated into different key stages with the help of Reading Hub. So, get comfortable and get ready for a journey into the future of education! Understanding Digital Library Solutions: Let’s start with the basics […]

Our pricing, a promise

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Hi my name is James Rix and I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Reading Mate, creators of Reading Hub and Little Reads. If you were to buy 3000 books, how much would you expect to spend? £5 per book? That would equate to £15,000 in total! But hold on, what if 2 children want […]

How can schools be more data led in their reading approach?

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As we embrace the digital age, it becomes increasingly essential. Schools need to adopt a data-led approach to enhance their reading programs. This blog aims to provide valuable insights and strategies for Primary Schools. It focuses on leveraging real-time reading analytics and personalized insights for a more effective and tailored learning environment. The Importance of […]

How does a digital library strategically contribute to the school’s efforts to improve overall literacy outcomes and reading proficiency?

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In an age marked by technological advancements, the strategic implementation of digital tools in education has become paramount. This blog aims to explore the profound impact of the digital library on literacy outcomes and reading proficiency. The Global Shift: Digital Library and Educational Innovation: The worldwide educational landscape is undergoing a transformative shift, and digital […]