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Placement student Rachel Finapiri shares her experiences on the iRead project

By Emma Sumner - UCL-IOE, Department of Psychology and Human Development Rachel Finapiri was a placement student from University of Surrey working with Emma Sumner and Elisabeth Herbert at UCL-IOE (Department of Psychology and Human Development) between February and July 2019. Rachel was on the Masters (MSc) in Developmental Psychology programme at Surrey and was … Continue reading Placement student Rachel Finapiri shares her experiences on the iRead project

iRead researchers from NTUA participate in Researcher’s Night Event

By Dionysis Panagiotopoulos & Kostas Karpouzis - National & Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece The Greek team participated in this year’s “Researchers’ Night” event hosted in six major Greek cities on the last Friday of September. The event was an opportunity to showcase to the public key research happening within universities and institutions. The NTUA … Continue reading iRead researchers from NTUA participate in Researcher’s Night Event

iRead workshop at the Göteborg Book Fair

By Leona Bunting, University of Gothenburg The Göteborg Book Fair is probably Scandinavia’s most important literary event where the trade meets the public. During four days, 26-29 September, about 90,000 publishers, authors, librarians, teachers and book lovers mix on the 11,000 square meters provided. iRead was invited to hold a workshop in a part of … Continue reading iRead workshop at the Göteborg Book Fair

Romanian team present iRead to students at the Sibiu Researcher’s Night

By Ioan Mihu - Lucian Blaga, University of Sibiu (ULBS), Romania The Sibiu Researcher's Night, held on 27th September 2019, is an institution wide public event that is designed to show case research that is being carried out at the University of Sibiu. At the event, Ioan Mihu from ULBS was supported by high school … Continue reading Romanian team present iRead to students at the Sibiu Researcher’s Night

Initial Game and Reader research studies now complete

By Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab) During the 2019 summer term the UCL team has been working with Year 1 pupils (aged 5-6 years) and struggling readers in Years 4-6 (aged 8-11 years) across four different London primary schools to evaluate the benefits of particular design features with our game and reader apps. The data … Continue reading Initial Game and Reader research studies now complete

“iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…

By Maria Skiadelli (11th Primary School of Chalandri) After receiving the 10 tablets for the iRead Greek Novice Reader Pilot that were kindly offered for this purpose to our school, some of our major concerns were how to achieve the optimal learning outcome and how students will gain full access to them. Below you may … Continue reading “iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…