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Q&A: How Australian 5/6 students are using Dreamscape to engage in reading

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Sasha Lucas is a Digital Technologies Leader & Senior Teacher at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Primary School, Cranbourne East, AUS. Australian teachers list Sasha are using Dreamscape in the classroom to engage students and track the progress of important reading skills. Please describe how and when you use Dreamscape…

How to Encourage Student Connection During COVID-19

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At the moment, there is uncertainty whether or not in-class learning will resume full time. Nevertheless, the beginning of the year is crucial for students to connect not only with their teachers but also with each other…

Welcome To The New Playdreamscape.com

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This year has been a learning curve for us all, in many different ways. From learning how to successfully teach virtually, finding ways to manage your children’s school from home, adapting to all the changes happening in everyday life, and so much more. We have seen countless…

Technology Helps Teachers Personalize Literacy Learning

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Student comprehension skills are automatically tracked with Dreamscape helping teachers support learners in their individual development. FEATURED LEARNING GUARDIAN GLENORA SCANLAN, HALIFAX REGIONAL CENTRE FOR EDUCATION THE CHALLENGE Teachers report struggling with assessing comprehension skills of learners in the classroom. The struggle is compoun…

Building Confidence in Reluctant Readers

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Reading programs that students love and teachers celebrate. FEATURED LEARNING GUARDIAN SHELLY DUNN, SOUTHVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MISSOURI THE CHALLENGEStudents, particularly boys, do not value reading as much as when they were younger. The majority of 4th and 5th grade students say “reading is a boring way to spend time”(Marinak &…

Twitter Chats for K – 12 Educators

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Twitter Chats are great for joining a community of educators while gaining advice, learning about new ideas and generally feeling connected to those in the same field. Below is a list of general education twitter ch…

Educator Twitter Chats for Technology Topics

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#GAMES4ED  When: Thursdays @ 8 PM EST and Sundays @ 3 PM EST Description: For those interested in game-based learning and gamification. #BYOTCHAT When: Thursdays @ 9 PM Description: This is a bri…

Educator Twitter Chats for Reading and Literacy

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Participating in Twitter Chats are a great way of finding a sense of community in a discussion-based format. Below is a list of twitter chats, specializing in the promotion of reading and literacy.  #READ4…

Get to Know Your New Students During COVID With Activities by Grade Level

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As new students enter your classroom, it may be hard to get to know them virtually. Listed is a different ice breaker activity for each grade level, from grade 1 to grade 8.  Grade 1 Activity Idea: Self-portrait Ask your students to grab a piece of paper, their favourite coloured markers…

Why & How Dreamscape is Free

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It’s no easy task to create a game that people will truly enjoy. Not to mention the  competition in the market from large game studios with lots of people and lots of money. How is a small start-up from Canada supposed to top Candy Crush, Fortnite, or even Angry Birds? And what if that start-up…