Using the Linguistic Infrastructure to Develop the Amigo Reader

By Antonis Symvonis, Technical Coordinator of iRead iRead Linguistic Infrastructure The iRead project’s Linguistic Infrastructure is a set of language resources and services which enable SMEs, publishers and education providers to design and deliver content to primary school children learning to read. It contains a series of learning resources and services which pertain to specific language models … Continue reading Using the Linguistic Infrastructure to Develop the Amigo Reader

Using the Linguistic Infrastructure to Develop the Navigo Literacy Game 

By Antonis Symvonis, Technical Coordinator of iRead Linguistic Infrastructure The Navigo Literacy Game was built using the iRead project’s Linguistic Infrastructure. In this blog, we describe how developers at Fish in a Bottle use the Linguistic Infrastructure in their DfE award-winning app. As Co-Founder Drew Wilkins explains, “Having iRead’s Linguistic Infrastructure meant that we could … Continue reading Using the Linguistic Infrastructure to Develop the Navigo Literacy Game 

Ask the teachers: Vivlos Primary School – Applying iRead to Naxos, the largest of the Cycladic islands!

By Elpiniki Margariti, Doukas School and Skarkos Christos, 5th Grade teacher at Vivlos Primary School This is the fourth in series of blogs with schools participating in the research phase of the iRead project across Europe. Elpiniki Margariti asked Skarkos Christos from Vivlos primary school about their experiences with the iRead technologies so far. Skarkos … Continue reading Ask the teachers: Vivlos Primary School – Applying iRead to Naxos, the largest of the Cycladic islands!

Ask the teachers: Grafton School – A teacher’s account

By Liz Herbert, UCL-IOE, Department of Psychology and Human Development This is the third in series of blogs with schools participating in the research phase of the iRead project across Europe. Liz Herbert asked Vicky Berkson from Grafton School how things were getting on. Vicky told us: "We are an Outstanding 2 form entry Primary … Continue reading Ask the teachers: Grafton School – A teacher’s account

iRead Webinar at University West, Sweden

By Leona Bunting, University of Gothenburg University West in Trollhättan, Sweden, has a profile of work integrated learning. The main research environment is 'learning in and for the new working life' (LINA) in which approximately 75 researchers and 25 doctoral students are active. The LINA group runs a seminar series to which researchers are invited … Continue reading iRead Webinar at University West, Sweden

Ask the teachers: Stormont School – A Q&A series involving teachers across Europe

By Dr Emma Sumner, Lecturer at UCL IOE Psychology and Human Development As we pause our work in schools during current times, we thought it would be a good opportunity to check in with some of our schools that were using the iRead project technologies to see if they have any tips to share. First … Continue reading Ask the teachers: Stormont School – A Q&A series involving teachers across Europe

Proud to sponsor the Interaction Design and Children Conference!

The iRead project is proud to sponsor the Interaction Design and Children conference this year! The IDC conference is an international event that has been running since 2003. It is partly sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and it attracts an interdisciplinary group of researchers in academia and industry who focus on child-computer … Continue reading Proud to sponsor the Interaction Design and Children Conference!

“Navigo at Home” events led by iRead game designers: sign-up form

To celebrate our recent 'Hungry Little Minds' quality mark award from the Department for Education in England, we have organised a series of weekly interactive online events for both parents and children. Drawing on the latest research on literacy and learning we will share our expertise in choosing quality primary education apps for reading and … Continue reading “Navigo at Home” events led by iRead game designers: sign-up form