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Talk, Read, Play LIVE

Nurture Adult-Child Relationships to Build Healthy Learning Brains

Learn the most important skills, anchored in talking, reading and playing to help support each child’s healthy brain and emotional growth, develop language skills and lay the foundation for reading.

If you’re an educator, we have a different experience for you.


We recommend getting started with our two part Town Hall live event, then following along with each unit.


Watch a Recording of Our Summer Town Hall Kick-Off Event

If you missed our kick-off event, click below to watch Drs. Renée  Boynton-Jarrett and Maryanne Wolf discuss the role of relationships in forming safety, fostering trust and building brains for learning, thinking, questioning and leading. 

Watch The Video


Science of Building A Child’s Brain & Responsive Interactions

Unit 2

Learn the science of building children’s brains & making the most of relationships with young children.

This week enjoy two blog posts:


Child-Directed Speech, Serve & Return

Unit 3

Use meaningful language to connect with children and build strong oral language skills.

Enjoy these blog posts and join us for a LIVE Facebook event:


Facebook Live Event Recording:
How Relationships Affect Your Children’s Learning Development During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

This fun, engaging live stream event covers exactly how the relationship you have with your children impacts their ability to learn and grow. Watch child development experts to learn actionable tips for how you can build a strong foundation of learning with your child – with or without schools open this fall

Watch The Video


Story Time (Oral & Written)

Unit 4

This week enjoy these blog posts:



Early Literacy

Unit 5

Learn how to talk with even the youngest learners to build emergent literacy skills.

Enjoy this blog post and join us for a LIVE Facebook event:


Literacy & Justice for All: The Power of Diverse Stories in Pandemic-Proof Early Learning

August 6th, 3pm ET

Learn how to make the most of storytime and develop early literacy skills during this unprecedented twin pandemic of Covid-19 and illiteracy.

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