“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”~ Frederick Douglass
But only 1/3 of our nation’s children read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade. Together, we can change that.
Read Right from the Start on the Cox Campus offers free, video-based courses and resources for early education teachers.
These courses are based on proven language and literacy practices that teachers can immediately use with their children.
Are they really free?
Yes! Thanks to generous partner investments, everyone has access to this training at no cost, ever.
Science has spoken.Readers are born on the laps of responsive adults.
From birth, young children need strong relationships with adults who engage them in conversation and celebrate their use of language.
More conversations lead to stronger brain connections, closer relationships, and a solid foundation for language development and all learning, including reading.
An eye on the future.Why 3rd Grade Reading Matters.
Third grade marks an important point in a child’s life – the transition from learning to read to reading to learn!
Reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade can determine a child’s future: graduating from high school, going to college, and enjoying a lifetime of healthy and productive outcomes.
What we believe for children.
Birth – 5 Yrs Old
Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Our words have the power to decide whether a child’s day will be filled with wondrous discovery and excitement or with anxiety and discouragement.
You belong here.
We’re here for you. We’re here for each other.
The Cox Campus offers a lot more than free courses. We’re a community of early childhood education professionals, families, caregivers, leaders, and community members committed to supporting each other.
Here you have a lifeline you can depend on, a forum to express your ideas, and the opportunity to lend a helping hand. We’re in this together!
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