The reading program is unbelievable … Oscar will not read to me at all, but once he gets on that [program] he is a completely different child. Now he looks forward to those times he reads with his buddy,” said Marika, whose eight year old son is completing student2student digital.
"Oscar’s having a ball with it … and even his teacher can see the difference in his reading.”
Research shows that one-third of disadvantaged families don’t have access to technology and the internet. But with such a positive response to the trial, we’re exploring ways to ensure more students can take part in the future.
“A significant benefit of our digital model is that participants can have instant access to a greater range of books,” said Wendy Field, Head of Policy and Programs at The Smith Family.
For more about student2student, read how it helped Jared to overcome reading difficulties because of his speech impairment.
Wendy Field, Head of Policy and Programs - The Smith Family