Research-based text messages for parents

In a series of studies, Stanford University researchers found that parents who received texts with fun facts and easy tips that build on existing family routines were more involved at home and school, and that their children gained 2-3 months of learning.

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How it works

  • Parents

    Enroll all of your families at once

    Enrolling all of your families is easy, and there’s no charge for providing Ready4K to your parents. Message us today to learn more.

  • Parents

    Your families will begin receiving texts

    Each week, parents will receive three texts with fun facts and easy tips on how to use everyday activities to boost their child’s learning.

  • Parents

    Watch your families grow

    Stanford studies show that receiving texts with fun facts and easy tips can boost parental involvement and increase child learning by 2-3 months.

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Ready4K builds on a series of randomized controlled trial studies conducted by Stanford University researchers.

Parents love

Parents love texts

Parents who received fun facts and easy tips said that they were very helpful and that they would strongly recommend them to other parents.

Parents involved

Increased involvement

These parents engaged in more home learning activities with their children than parents who did not receive study texts. They were also more involved at school.

Kids do better

Kids do better

Children of parents who received fun facts and easy tips gained an additional 2-3 months of learning in important areas of child development.

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