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Engage all your students in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge via ebooks in Glow

RM Books is delighted to be supporting the First Minister’s Reading Challenge – Scotland’s brand-new reading initiative to encourage all pupils in Primary 4-7 to develop a life-long love of reading – through your ebook platform within Glow. All students within schools in Scotland have 24/7 access to borrow and read ebooks from their … Continue reading

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NACE 2015 poetry competition

Congratulations to Eppie Andrews from Bute House Preparatory School for Girls and Kyle Huish from Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, winners of the NACE 2015 Poetry Competition. The Poetry Competition is an annual event sponsored by the National Association for Able … Continue reading

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Branford Boase Award 2016 – shortlist announced

The Branford Boase Award is given to the author and editor of an outstanding debut novel for seven year-olds and upwards. It has an impressive record of identifying talented authors at the start of their careers. Meg Rosoff, who recently won the Astrid … Continue reading

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Share to Classroom directly from RM Books

Proactively alert students to their new ebooks and flipped homework assignments using new Share to Classroom button within RM Books RM Education, the UK’s leading education technology supplier and an accredited Google for Education partner, today announces new integration with … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists 2016 announced

The shortlist for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards was announced yesterday. The Carnegie Medal is dominated by teen-fiction this year with the following titles being available on RM Books: One by Sarah Crossan There Will Be … Continue reading

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NLT study: “Using ebooks increases boys’ reading progress and makes them keener, more confident readers.”

Today, the National Literacy Trust has published a new study entitled The Impact of ebooks on the Reading Motivation and Reading Skills of Young People: A study of schools using RM Books. The study is one of the first and … Continue reading

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Penguin Random House UK partners with RM Education to make ebooks available to schools

10th June 2015 RM Education, the UK’s leading education technology supplier, today announced that children’s and young adult fiction titles from Penguin Random House UK, DK and Rough Guides will be available for purchase on RM Books, the UK’s most … Continue reading

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