Promoting “Parent Engagement” is a key ingredient to increased reading proficiency in children.
Equipping parents with the skills and resources they need to engage in shared reading and other literacy practices significantly increases children’s likelihood of achieving reading proficiency by the end of third grade.
CITATION: (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2010. “Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters.” Retrieved from: https://www.aecf.org/resources/early-warning-why-reading-by-the-end-of-third-grade-matters/#summary)
Always Dream helps parents to engage with their children through reading together!
88% of parents/caregivers report that they are better able to engage in reading time with their child after participating in the program
Always Dream knows that when parents/caregivers read to their children, they foster a love of reading that continues to promote reading proficiency.
84% of parents/caregivers report that their child shows greater interest in reading