A free & easy text message program to promote children’s curiosity.
Chat2Learn guides skill-building conversations with your preschooler.
Chat2Learn sends you up to 4 texts a week with ideas for chats with your child that help build literacy, math, and social skills.
Preschool Administrators, follow the Chat2Learn Bulk Enrollment Instructions to register your families quickly.
HOW IT WORKS
We’ll send you up to four text messages every week with chat inspirations for you to try at home with your child.
LEARN BY CONVERSATION
Chat2Learn builds your child’s skills and love of learning through guided conversations.
MAKE IT A ROUTINE
You and your child will develop a regular routine of learning through conversation.
Chat2Learn draws on strong research evidence produced by the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab.
EASY TO USE
- Free (standard text messaging rates apply)
- Simple and clear text messages
- No apps to download
- No materials required
BUILT FOR YOU
- Illinois families of preschool-aged children
- December 13, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Administrators of subsidized preschool programs are encouraged to sign their parents up to start receiving Chat2Learn text messages.
Follow the Chat2Learn Bulk Enrollment Instructions to register your families quickly.
INFORM ADMINISTRATORS AND PARENTS
Download and share the Chat2Learn Informational Brochure with other administrators and parents!
We are currently seeking sponsorships and grants in support of Chat2Learn. The current version of the program is set to end June 30, 2021, and we need additional support to continue offering Chat2Learn to families with young children who could benefit. If your organization is interested in supporting Chat2Learn, please complete this interest form or reach out to Michelle Michelini. View and share our Chat2Learn Video Summary.
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