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Turning the page

Tackling the myths and assumptions that impede reading. Insights from our ‘Turning the Page’ survey, which engaged 445 international school teachers, highlight their perspectives on reading instruction and the obstacles to effective reading strategies.

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What Kids Are Reading International

For more than 15 years, What Kids Are Reading has remained the most in-depth analysis of the books actually read and enjoyed by primary and secondary-age children over the entire school year. The findings include;

  • The most popular authors and books,
  • Most-read print and digital books at each grade level,
  • Title recommendations to engage reluctant readers,
  • Specific breakdowns by region, gender and year group,
  • Authentic Spanish titles, popular series, and more.

You’ll also discover new research on the surprising impact of just 15 minutes of daily reading practice in improving student outcomes.


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WKAR 2023

The Effect of myON Reader on EFL Reading

The objective for students studying English as a second or foreign language is to understand, speak, read, and write in English. The number one challenge for teachers of English in a foreign language (EFL) setting is providing their students with adequate comprehensible input—listening and reading opportunities students can understand—to facilitate the acquisition of those four skills.

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At Renaissance, we host a series of free web events for schools around the world to learn best practices, discover new products and ensure continuous learning. To register for an online event or watch a recorded webinar – browse below, or you can check the full list from our webinars page.


How to Build a Personalised and Engaging Reading Culture for All

Join our upcoming webinar on January 31st! Be part of the conversation between Chante Givens, the Academic Director of Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA), and Frances Kingston, a Renaissance expert and consultant. Together, they’ll unravel […]

English Language Acquisition in & out of EFL Classroom

Confident students learn faster and become independent learners, which opens the door to academic success. Join our live webinar with Karen Randolfe, a Renaissance Expert, about the role of authentic texts with native narration in […]

How to Unleash Student Potential with Star Assessments Best Practices

Join us for an informative webinar on Star Assessments best practices, featuring Renaissance expert Sophie Gudgeon. In this session, Sophie will delve into the latest insights and strategies for optimising the implementation of Star Assessments. […]

Helping Students Overcome the Summer Slide in Reading

Teachers around the world all struggle with the summer slide phenomenon, in which students lose some of the learning they achieved in the previous school year over the summer break. Reading comprehension is also affected […]

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