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Literacy

Office of Adult Education (OAE)

Various information on literacy programs and data. 990 Spring Garden Street Third Floor, Suite 300  – 215-686-5250 sites in community schools, click here philaliteracy.org/communityschools/ and info here
 http://philaliteracy.org

Center for Literacy

CFL provides a range of free community literacy programs to best serve our students: Adult Education classes to improve the literacy skills to prepare for the GED® or High School Equivalency; comprehensive family literacy programming; English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Acquisition and more. Call 215-474-1235, ext. 229 or go to www.centerforliteracy.org

Community Learning Center

Many adult classes in West Philly, Kensington and North Philadelphia including: basic education; GED; and ESL. Call 215-426-7940 for more info.
www.communitylearningcenter.org/

Ready4K

Ready4K is an evidence-based text messaging program for parents of children from birth to 3rd grade, provided at no cost. Each week, you will receive fun facts and easy tips to boost your child’s learning. Sign up here https://ready4k.parentpowered.com/

Read by 4th

Incredible program to help parents with becoming the best teacher for their child. Go to readby4th.org for info and hints on making everyday count as a great teaching day from birth on.

Summer of Wonder at the Free Library

Sign up for Summer of Wonder at your neighborhood library or online for fun craft and maker activities, storytimes and book clubs, gaming and STEM programs, and more to help your mind stay curious and active all summer long!

Reading Rockets

Great site for reading tips in multiple langiages as well as for children with special needs. readingrockets.org/article/reading-tips-parents-multiple-languages

Rosie Ready FREE Daily Activities

Click here to register for free daily activities to increase your child’s learning.

Increasing Language Skills with Sesame Street

Click here for amazing ways to help with early brain development. www.sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/language

Early Learning GPS Toolkit

Click this link to learn about a baby and child’s development, what a caregiver can do to maximize a child’s early learning, and get a personal plan for a child’s learning and growth. Click here https://papromiseforchildren.com/early-learning-gps/