Adopt a Family [Military and non-Military]
Some parents are unable to afford tutoring for a child who desperately needs reading intervention, while other parents are speakers of other languages and may need assistance helping their children learn the English language. There are parents whose major concern is ensuring that their children are Kindergarten ready, and those who are resolute that their children will move from reading to learn to learning to read. It is possible to help. It is possible to give these parents the gift of learning. Bring joy to a family by helping to provide this dynamic reading resource set to a parent or family in need, you would in essence be contributing to closing the reading achievement gap. Donate these reading intervention resources to a family!
Adopt an Institution
Children hospitals and rehabilitation centers usually provide activities that keep long term recovering children uplifted, entertained, and educated throughout the long healing process. It is understood that children who are faced with long term care are missing out on academics, so educational activities are ideal. No doubt these children miss school. Children miss the daily learning process. You can contribute to enriching institutional activities by donating reading resource materials that are aligned to the schools’ curriculum, and designed for easy use. This will ensure that as parents spend extended time with recovering children in long term care, one of the activities that parents or caregivers could engage in is helping these children maintain their reading level. Parents, children, and caregivers will enjoy using these educational resources. Donate a few set of these resources to a children hospital or children unit within a hospital!
Adopt a School
Support a school by building parent capacity to help their children learn to read and read to learn. Gift the gift of learning!Be involved in building partnership between community, family, and schools. Be aware of the school’s student achievement score, and donate the resources needed to strengthen parents’ ability to help raise those scores. Help the school’s PTO/PTA to develop parent academies by contributing reading resources that parents can use for practical approaches to helping close reading deficits. Donate resources that counselors and school administrators can share with parents to help their struggling readers. Donate to a school’s special education or reading intervention department. They could benefit from additional resources. A school may have a huge population of English Language Learners whose parents would benefit from learning the strategies needed for becoming engaged in helping their children learn to read in English. Support a school by donating to its family engagement mission. Give the gift of learning!
Adopt an Organization
There are many nonprofit organizations whose mission it is to help parents become engaged and involved in their children’s learning. Support these organizations by donating the very resources they need to help build parent capacity. Help these organizations provide the resources parents need to help their children learn to read and read to learn. Give the gift of learning. Donate today!