Why words?

The most accurate predictor of whether or not a child will graduate from high school is the number of words they know when they start preschool. We give parents the tools to teach vocabulary from birth.

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What happens when every child learns 1,100 words by preschool?

Every child masters the early literacy skills that determine K-12 reading ability. All children start school with equal preparation and an equal chance to succeed. Household income does not define a child’s longterm opportunities. Academic equality and meritocracy become a reality. The achievement gap is closed before it starts.

Word Rebel is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. 100% of your tax-deductible donation funds programming.