Literacy Boost

Helping boost reading and literacy rates among children in poverty through literacy activities that promote development.

While more children are in school today than ever before, many are not learning basic skills like reading once they get there. Save the Children's Literacy Boost is helping to change that by creating a culture of reading both inside and outside the classroom.

Literacy Boost helps children learn to read and read to learn by:

  • Measuring childrens' reading skills to see how well they know their ABCs, sound out words and letters, read and understand sentences.
  • Training teachers to help children crack the code of reading, keep students engaged and interested in reading books, and use games, songs and stories in literacy lessons.
  • Getting communities involved in learning by providing books, libraries and supplies, sponsoring camps, "reading buddies" and other learning activities.

Watch and see how Literacy Boost is helping children around the world:

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