Ferris Wheel

They think they’re playing. We know they’re learning.

Ferris Wheel is a 3-level course designed to give teachers all the tools they need to successfully manage groups of energetic pre-primary learners. With the engaging stories that pupils will instantly fall in love with, and the optimum level of support, teaching becomes both effective and enjoyable.

With the unique Hop on & Hop off approach teachers can either hop on and follow the unit sequence as it appears in the course, or hop off to cover them in the order they choose, aligning the English course content to any first language syllabus.

Key features

  • Written by Carol Read, the award-winning young learners expert, Ferris Wheel guarantees sound pedagogy that works in the classroom, with simple to implement teaching ideas that make learning fun for pupils and teachers alike.
  • Engaging animated stories and videos featuring the adorable Meerkat family and real children help to prepare young learners for primary education and promote life skills and values such as ‘sharing’ or ‘helping others’.
  • With all resources in one place, available at a touch of a button, including Tap & Teach lessons powered by Navio, teachers can deliver clearly sequenced lessons requiring minimum preparation.
  • A series of teacher training videos with demonstrations of classroom routines and tips equip both novice and more experienced teachers with instant skills and knowledge about teaching very young learners.
  • Games and rewards in the Student’s App powered by Navio provide engaging language practice and motivate pupils to learn English also outside the classroom.

Ferris Wheel comes alive in an easy-to-use digital environment. Find out more here

Student's Book with Navio App

The Ferris Wheel Student’s Book has a flexible, modular structure which allows teachers to align children’s English learning with the content and sequence of the wider curriculum. Student's Book comes with access code to Student’s App on Navio with gamified language practice maximising student’s exposure to English outside the classroom.

Activity Book

The Ferris Wheel Activity Book offers further practice of all the language and content which has been introduced in the Student's Book.

Teacher's Book with Navio App

Teacher's Book includes detailed lesson plans, interleaved with the Student’s Book pages to allow teachers to navigate the course with ease.

Access code to Teacher's App on Navio is included on the inside front cover and offers one-stop access to all the resources which accompany the course.

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