Ready To Learn (RTL) offers free workshops and resources to parents, childcare providers, and teachers on how to use children's television programs to enhance literacy skills and prepare children for success in school.
Designed for caregivers and parents of children ages 3-8, the initiative builds on the learning goals of PBS Kids programs and helps encourage children’s natural curiosity, reading skills, and love of learning.
“Walk past a WETA Ready To Learn workshop and you will see something wonderful - a whole new world opening up to teachers, children and parents all discovering that teaching and learning the Ready To Learn way can be fun. Partnering with this program is a joy and the results are sure as they know the way to show teachers and families how to use TV and books to create a culture of learning and reading for young children"
— Connie Zimmer, Founding Director, Inner City - Inner Child