At United Way, we know that learning begins at birth and that children’s first teachers are their parents and caregivers. From trips to the grocery store to family mealtimes, every ordinary moment of the day can be a time for learning. That’s why we’re investing in Ready4K.
It’s a research-based text-messaging program for parents with children who are newborn through 8th grade. Each week, you will receive age-appropriate facts, easy tips and opportunities for growth to boost your child’s learning by building on existing family routines.
All parents want their children to succeed but many run out of ideas. Ready4K can help! The research behind this tool shows that receiving helpful texts can significantly increase children’s learning. This tool is easy to use and free, though data and message rates do apply.
At United Way for Southeastern Michigan, we know that parents are a child’s first teacher. By investing in tools like Ready4K, we help parents take the guesswork out of early learning.READ MORE