80% of brain development happens in the first 3 years of life.
Funded by the National Science Foundation
Highlighted by Common Sense Media as one of the best apps for bringing families together
Compliant with American Academy of Pediatrics Media Guidelines
Developed by educators, the ReadAskChat Method™ and App enable you to build a foundation for your child’s school success.
ReadAskChat is more than an app: it’s an early learning experience, designed with an understanding of how young children learn best.
Learning to read is more than recognizing and sounding out words. Children need to experience the joy and purpose of reading from the earliest age. Conversations about stories broaden their horizons and spark their curiosity and imagination. With ReadAskChat, you can be right there, experiencing your child’s learning breakthroughs together.
TO YOU AND YOUR CHILD
Make a real contribution to your child’s learning with zero prep time
Gain insight into how your child thinks—and learns—best
Start building reading readiness as early as 6 months
Have fun reading for meaning together
Recapture the wonder of nature through ReadAskChat science stories
Bond over conversations about what matters most
Extend learning after reading time with our MORE! activities
Prompt family storytelling and celebration sparked by our child- centered Andie and Ruffy stories
Asks questions and thinks deeply about what they’re reading
Understands their questions and opinions are valued
Hears words and sentences beyond everyday language
Becomes excited about learning to read
Gains foundational science knowledge and thinking skills
Is primed to communicate with you throughout childhood and youth
Learns through hands-on exploration, creative projects, and imaginative play
All children become motivated to read and learn by “seeing “themselves” in stories