Tag Archives: Kindle

E-Book Reviews

As part of World Book Day 2012 pupil’s at Myrtle Park developed a collection of peer reviewed books to widen their range of reading choices and tastes.  Here are a few of those featured on the Kindles… TITLE: Teacher’s Pet … Continue reading

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E-Biographies

As part of Year 6 topic links with Black History and Literacy, a collection of biographies have been uploaded to the Kindles featuring people from Rosa parks to Barack Obama to Tinie Tempah!  Here are just a few of the brilliant examples that … Continue reading

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Kindles go continental!

As part of Myrtle Park’s Comenius links with schools in Chateauroux and Gutersloh, we have been writing and illustrating a shared text. The first part of Chapter 1 has been uploaded to the Kindles and children have been able to read/view … Continue reading

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Attitudes to reading survey

The results of the on-line ‘Poll Daddy’ attitudes to reading survey are in!

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Kindles gathering pace – updated

Kindles seem to be the flavour of the month at the moment with projects growing daily. The latest schools to begin projects are Green Lane Primary and Miriam Lord primary. Miriam Lord are looking to utilise 6 kindles with targeted … Continue reading

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Kindles are…GO!

The latest news on the Myrtle Park Primary ‘Kindle’ project is that we will be focussing on engaging readers as opposed to tracking attainment in the first instance.  The reasoning being that by getting children involved in reading, the progress … Continue reading

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Kindle Reading Project

Over the next few weeks the Innovation Centres and Myrtle Park Primary School are going to be involved in a reading project using Kindles. The intention of the project is to discover whether the use of Kindles in the primary … Continue reading

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