Literacy Tools

This section provides a selection of apps and websites that can be used in the classroom to develop students’ academic literacy skills. eBooks in Maltese and English are available for students and they are levelled according to the reader’s competence level. Their interactivity makes it enjoyable and educational for children of different ages. Such digital tools boost students’ engagement and help them develop a love for reading. Technology used as a tool for reading can supplement the skills being taught, engage students more and allows them to take charge of their own learning.


Octavo

Maltese obooks for all levels

All students in Years 4, 5 and 6 have access to a levelled reading library in Maltese to be used in class and at home. Teachers can also monitor students’ progress and check compehension by means of a short quiz after each book.


Literacy Pro

A personalised bookshelf for every child

Literacy Pro, currently available for Year 6 students, is a reading app which provides students with suitable books for their level and interest. Teachers can also assign different books to students.


Nessy

Fun educational software for reading,  writing and spelling fun

Nessy programs are designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type, especially those who learn differently.


Oxford Owl

Free ebooks to support learning

Oxford Owl is a website which enables teachers to set up one class account to be used by all students in order for them to have access to a good variety of English books of varying levels which can be used both at school and at home.


Libby by Overdrive

Books from your local library

A fresh and easy way to borrow and read books from your library. Sign up for your library card and visit your local library online.