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Ariana Silva

“My Child Hates Writing.” What do I do?

“My child hates writing” is a phrase we hear a lot from parents who have not yet found an effective way to transform their reluctant writer’s attitude toward this task. Here are our best tips on how to get your child to love writing, from parents who have overcome this obstacle!
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Paul Hutson

How to use Reading Light

We’ve created these short walkthrough videos to help show you some of the cool features inside our new Reading Light Resource.
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Caitlin Bahrey

5 Top Tips for Using Night Zookeeper at Home

Here are our 5 Top Tips on how to help your child transform into a true author and fall in love with learning on Night Zookeeper! These tips will help to encourage your child to connect with their friends, whether you're homeschooling or using Night Zookeeper as a supplemental resource.
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Sam Davidson

How we gamifed reading records! ‘Reading Light’ on nightzookeeper.com

We’ve created a feature this summer to gamify the process of keeping a reading record. We think this will have a huge impact on student motivation levels as they are rewarded in their Night Zoo account for the amount of reading they are doing ‘offline’.
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Paul Hutson

Our Top Tips for Editing and Revising Work

Editing and making improvements in writing is a key focus within literacy teaching at the moment. It is one of the most important stages of the writing process, however, it is also the trickiest to do well.
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Caitlin Bahrey

How Creative Writing Can Provide Vital Support for Children’s Wellbeing

At Night Zookeeper, it’s no secret that we champion creative writing. We’ve known for some time about the importance creative writing has on making children flourish. The earlier a child starts writing, the better! Recently, we read a brilliant article from the National Literacy Trust concerning new research that focuses on the benefits of creative writing for children’s wellbeing during lockdown. According to the study, not only has lockdown inspired a resurgence of children turning to creative writing, but also that this resurgence has provided a pivotal role in children’s wellbeing.
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Sam Davidson

How to Get Started on nightzookeeper.com

Take a look at our Parent Guide for information on how to get started. We’ve also listed steps for you below:
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