Campaign Inspiring Inclusion of Black Girls in Books
At 10 years old, Marley Dias loved to read but hardly ever came across protagonists who looked like her, so she decided to do something about it. In November 2015, Dias launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign to raise awareness about the lack of black girl characters and inspire young people to take action. She has also compiled the 1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide to include some of the 9,000 books the campaign has cataloged into an easy-to-find database. The information in this free guide is appropriate for youth, parents, educators, schools, and libraries.
Listenwise harnesses the power of listening to advance literacy and learning in all students. Listenwise Premium pairs curriculum-aligned podcasts and public radio with learning tools and listening comprehension assessments to transform them into rigorous academic content.
The nonprofit Khan Academy has launched Khan Academy Kids for early learners (aged 2–5). The education app includes thousands of original activities, books, videos, and lessons, and combines subjects such as math and reading with creative activities.