Sept. 8, 2021
In the most recent new releases, your class can get swept up in Dr. Edward Jenner’s quest to develop a vaccine, Lola’s anticipation of her Nonna coming over from Italy to live or will it be Miles’ investigation into the mysterious sock thief that gets your class excited about reading.
Sept. 3, 2021
The 8th of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day (ILD) by UNESCO in 1966 with the aim of championing literacy as a fundamental human right and to remind us all of its importance for individuals, communities and societies worldwide.
At 2Simple we want to help by raising awareness of ILD and the importance of young people gaining skills that are needed throughout life in the form of literacy. Here we look at just some of the resources available within Purple Mash that can help young learners engage with literacy and enjoy it for life.
July 6, 2021
Each month we will be highlighting a #MashoftheMonth, this will focus on a tool or application within Purple Mash and how it can be used within the classroom to support learning across the curriculum. During the month, if you share how you have used #MashoftheMonth, you will then be entered into a draw to win a 2Simple Goody Bag!
July’s #MashoftheMonth is Serial Mash
Dec. 9, 2020
Purple Mash offers Serial Mash, which is your very own library at school and home. With over 100 books for children aged 5 - 11, Serial Mash offers the opportunity to carry on your reading program with your students regardless of their home environment and support resources. Utilizing technologies like this enables all students to access quality reading experiences, and the books can be printed to enable reading in a non-digital way too. With our teaching sometimes needing to be more online-based and distance learning sometimes the only option, Serial Mash is the perfect way of ensuring accessibility of reading material to all your students.
Sept. 29, 2020
World Space Week is a UN declared celebration of space held annually, every October from the 4th to the 10th. It is the largest space event on Earth, with over 8,000 events reported in 2019 and held in 96 countries. These events are organized by thousands of organizations, including space agencies, aerospace companies, astronomy clubs and museums.