Learning loss threatens to leave children from vulnerable communities behind and worsen educational inequities already embedded in the US system. When you support Worldreader, you bring a library of books and engaging learning activities to families, so children can read and learn. BookSmart is available on all devices (mobile phones, tablets, Chromebooks, and laptops) so children can learn anytime, anywhere.

Reading and social-emotional learning

Research shows that social-emotional learning (SEL) makes a long-term difference in a child’s life and that SEL and reading positively affect each other. Children exposed to SEL education stay longer in school, know how to recognize and manage their emotions, and communicate better with their peers.