Welcome to the New Era of Learning Media

Learning Media believes that literacy is at the heart of learning. Our carefully levelled print and digital texts for guided, shared and independent reading will support and challenge your students. Backed by thorough research and built on current and effective pedagogy, Learning Media's literacy learning resources help meet the learning and teaching needs of every student and teacher.


Let your beginning readers spread their wings with Dragonflies. 60 titles that support all aspects of literacy learning. Students will enjoy reading stories with recurring characters, such as Greedy Cat. Each title has audio support for students and lesson plans and graphic organisers for teachers.

First Stories

Carefully levelled texts and stories that emergent readers will love. This engaging collection fosters letter recognition and directionality, and builds reading vocabulary through the gradual introduction of high-frequency words. The series offers a variety of genres and settings depicting diverse characters and themes.

Skyrider Chapter Books

These classroom favourites, offer students 100+ opportunities to engage with levelled, high-interest chapter books. Each title encourages critical thinking and language exploration, as well as providing exemplars for writing. Great for guided reading, literature circles, and building reading stamina across years 2 to 8!

Skyrider Double Takes

Develop students' reading and research skills using a blended-media approach. This series features a thematically linked collection of flipbooks one fiction and one non-fiction text in each book. Every title comes with a lesson plan and research project to extend students' thinking beyond the text and develop information literacy skills.

Highwire Magazine

Motivate your most reluctant readers with this collection of themed, high-energy magazines. Every issue combines contemporary stories and articles with edgy design. A single instructional focus is embedded in each issue, providing targeted instruction and opportunities to practise and apply key comprehension strategies.

Strategy Zone Interactive Whiteboard

Bring strategy instruction to life with this collaborative digital interactive whiteboard resource featuring a suite of embedded interactive tools. Each CD-ROM contains 12 texts and 12 graphic organisers, The perfect resource to use with groups of students on your interactive whiteboard, or in pairs on a computer.

Skyrider Investigations

A collection of chapter books designed to develop comprehension and critical thinking, integrated with the curriculum areas of science and social studies. Skyrider Investigations supports students preparing for the move between chapter books and textbooks.

Ngata English-Māori Dictionary

Pukapuka Tikanga Kupu English-Māori Dictionary by H.M. Ngata is the most comprehensive English-Māori dictionary available. The first major dictionary to be written by Māori for the study of te reo Māori.