Below are our top ten literacy-focused social accounts we recommend to help you get started on your social media journey!
1. Books for Topics (Alison) @booksfortopics
Books for Topics read and review thousands of children’s books for Year 1 through to Year 6, making it a great way to find certified books if you’re low on time or looking for inspiration.
2. #PrimarySchoolBookClub @PrimarySchoolBC
Looking to create the ultimate reading list? Follow the Primary School Book Club to discover their Book of the Month (as voted for by its users) and up-and-coming children’s authors.
3. Picture books blogger @pbookblogger
The Picture Books Blogger recommends the most beautiful and aesthetically-pleasing books which are perfect for young readers.
4. Carrie Gelson @CarriesGelson
Carrie is a primary school teacher and shares her favourite picture books, perfect for young readers!
5. Julie Anna Douglas @JulieAnnaPoetry
Julie shares ideas for encouraging creative writing in the classroom, such as printing anthologies of pupils’ work to build confidence in writing and illustration. She also retweets other teachers’ creative ideas.
6. Dr Jess French @Zoologist_Jess
As a conservationist, Jess recommends books teaching children how to care for the planet and tweets environmental news.
7. #WritingRocks @WritingRocks
Writing Rocks is a hub for English teachers to share their favourite books and discuss literacy teaching ideas.
8. Scholastic @Scholastic
Follow Scholastic for the latest news, literary events and biggest authors around.
9. Children’s Laureate @UKLaureate
The official page of the Children’s Laureate posts updates about children’s books as well as lots of fun questions for their followers, such as what you’ll be reading over the weekend!
10. #DoodleEnglish @DoodleEnglish
Don’t forget to follow DoodleEnglish! We share English grammatical rules of the week, as well as inspirational quotes, books we’re enjoying and the latest Doodle news.