Newman-Crows Landing District, CA launches Bridge to Brilliance

Superintendent Fillpot launches his School Readiness Early Literacy Initiative in Newman-Crows Landing District today. In partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance, NCLUSD is using the Footsteps2Brilliance bilingual mobile app to promote literacy for kids Pre-K through 3rd grade.

Napa County Office of Education's Footsteps2Brilliance Spanish Ad

Okeechobee Launches OkeeReads

Okeechobee County School District has created the Okee Reads initiative as part of a promise to the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Students in partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc. Through this initiative, every family with children birth through 2nd grade who reside within Okeechobee County have FREE access to the Footsteps2Brilliance early literacy app that provides libraries of English and Spanish eBooks, educational games, and creative writing tools proven to increase kindergarten readiness and third grade reading proficiency.

The Innovation Zone of North Central Massachusetts

The Early Literacy Zone of North Central Massachusetts enables the United Way and partnering districts to offer the award-winning Footsteps2Brilliance® and Clever Kids University® early literacy mobile apps in English and Spanish for FREE to all children birth to 3rd grade in their communities

Sponsor a Station with Osceola Reads!

Osceola Reads is a literacy initiative that provides the reading app Footsteps2Brilliance to all Osceola County children, completely free. They have created tablet tables that allow children to use Footsteps2Brilliance in medical centers. Parents can download the app onto their phones and tablets when in the waiting rooms.

Rialto USD End of Year Footsteps2Brilliance Teacher and Student Celebration

Eagle County Schools Tammy Schiff & Heather Eberts

Tammy Schiff & Heather Eberts discuss the Reading is My Superpower and Footsteps2Brilliance with TV8 Good Morning Vail

Eagle County Schools, CO gives kids their super power ... Reading

Eagle County launches "Reading is my Super Power" initiative in partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance.

What's in a Game

The third world faces a legacy of illiteracy attributed largely to lack of resources, inequitable access and poor quality education. In its efforts to support the poorest and most underserved populations, 'Teach The World Foundation' is pioneering effective and scalable models of literacy and learning by leveraging the power of digital technology. So what's in a game? Watch the magic the gamification of learning unfolds in a sub-urban pilot project in Karachi, Pakistan.

Uvalde CISD Tree City Readers 30 Million Word Challenge

Dr Jeanette Ball, Superintendent of Uvalde CISD issues 30 Million Word Challenge

SLIMY GRIZZLIES....Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School Principal, Ramona Rodriquez and Assistant Principal, Lance Riley, said that they were both willing to “get slimed” if students reached the 20,000,000 word milestone for Footsteps2Brilliance’s Early Literacy Initiative. Students did - and today became a “Slimy Friday.” Thanks for being great sports Garcia ES administration! Congratulations also to the dedicated and focused Garcia ES teachers who helped students surpass the word count, especially teacher, Ms. Felix’s class! Enjoy the short, slimy video.

Posted by Rialto Unified School District on Friday, February 2, 2018

SLIMY GRIZZLIES....

Dr. Ernest Garcia Elementary School Principal, Ramona Rodriquez and Assistant Principal, Lance Riley, said that they were both willing to “get slimed” if students reached the 20,000,000 word milestone for Footsteps2Brilliance’s Early Literacy Initiative. Students did - and today became a “Slimy Friday.” Thanks for being great sports Garcia ES administration! Congratulations also to the dedicated and focused Garcia ES teachers who helped students surpass the word count, especially teacher, Ms. Felix’s class! Enjoy the short, slimy video.

Paso a Paso/Step by Step Jingle

Watch the first ever jingle performed by PVUSD 4th graders at the Paso a Paso/Step by Step National Press Conference and Literacy Summit! #pasoapasocreciendojuntos #stepbystepgrowingtogether #pvusd

Posted by Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc. on Thursday, December 7, 2017

PVUSD Paso a Paso Jingle

Watch the first ever jingle performed by PVUSD 4th graders at the Paso a Paso/Step by Step National Press Conference and Literacy Summit! #pasoapasocreciendojuntos #stepbystepgrowingtogether #pvusd

Super Brilliant Reading Stars!

There are 238 million reasons to celebrate in RUSD! Please view the video below to learn more about last week's Super Brilliant Reading Stars recognition ceremony honoring the hard working teachers and school staff that have helped RUSD smash and surpass its literacy goals through the Footsteps2Brilliance program.

Posted by Rialto Unified School District on Monday, January 29, 2018

Rialto United School District Celebrates 238 Million words

There are 238 million reasons to celebrate in RUSD! Please view the video below to learn more about last week's Super Brilliant Reading Stars recognition ceremony honoring the hard working teachers and school staff that have helped RUSD smash and surpass its literacy goals through the Footsteps2Brilliance program.

Read2Succeed - Mineola School District

Mineola School District launched their Read2Succeed Early Learning Initiative.

The Citizen's Foundations Students read from Footsteps2Brilliance

After using Footsteps2Brilliance during a 1-hour visit to a learning center 5 days per week across 8 weeks, these Grade 1 children in Pakistan are beginning to read in English.

After 3 weeks, children in Pakistan can recognize and read words.

After just 3 weeks, Karachi children can sing nursery rhymes.

After 3 weeks, children in Karachi are able to segment and blend words.

Pajaro Valley - Step by Step Growing Together

Superintendent Michelle Rodriguez invites all community members to join her Model Innovation City and prepare all children for a successful future.

Hawthorne School District Early Literacy Initiative

Hawthorne School District uses Footsteps2Brilliance to spark community wide literacy.

Pajaro Valley’s 2 million word challenge

Footsteps2Brilliance in use at OBAT Helpers preschool in Bangladesh

An NGO, OBAT Helpers is using Footsteps2Brilliance to teach Bangladeshi refugees English. The program began in April 2017.

San Benito County Office of Education Partners with Footsteps2Brilliance for Literacy!

San Benito County has 38.6% of its citizens speaking a language other than English at home, with the most common non-English language is Spanish. By becoming a Model Innovation County, SBCOE will serve as a blueprint for districts and counties around the nation to achieve early literacy success in dual language communities.

"San Bernardino County Superintendent and Literacy Partners Launch #Vision2Read"

The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS), San Bernardino County Preschool Services, Children’s Fund and First 5 San Bernardino are partnering to deliver the Footsteps2brilliance program.

Fitchburg Public Schools Launches 

“The whole goal of Fitchburg Flourishes is to get all students kindergarten ready and reading proficiently before third grade regardless of their economic background.”

Rose City Readers: Thomasville City Schools' Literacy Initiative

Colusa County Launches "And Literacy for All"

Colusa County Office of Education launches “And Literacy for All” in partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance. “And Literacy for All” is spearheading a movement in the county to combat illiteracy while engaging with parents and allowing them to become their children’s first teachers.

Rialto Superintendent Unveils Proactive Blueprint to Get All Children Reading by 3rd Grade

Through this initiative, families who live in the Rialto will have free access to the award-winning Footsteps2Brilliance Early Literacy App in English and Spanish.

Teach the World Foundation - Learning to write

Teach the World students are using Footsteps2Brilliance to practice writing vocabulary words.

Digital Learning in Napa County

Napa County Office of Education uses Footsteps2Brilliance to impact the lives of all children in their community. As seen on PBS.

Teach the World Students learning Numbers Using Footsteps2Brilliance

Sahil teaches himself how to write using Footsteps2Brilliance

From singing nursery rhymes and scribbling, Sahil has taught himself to write letters of the alphabet using Footsteps2Brilliance. Sahil is from Karachi and part of the Teach the World Foundation.

Teach the World Foundation

Footsteps2Brilliance was chosen as the app to teach Pakistani children literacy through the Teach the World Foundation

Santa Clara Launches the Rising Readers Initiative

Through a unique collaboration between the city, the libraries, and the school district, Santa Clara provides early literacy for all of its students—even before they enter the classroom.

Salinas City Becomes a Model Innovation City

"No Single strategy offers a greater return in investment than providing early learners with the tools they need to read proficiently by 3rd grade."

Superintendent Martha Martinez
Salinas City Elementary School District

Pomona USD Early Learning Literacy Innovation Summit

The Pomona Early Learning Literacy Collaborative unites schools, families, and the larger community.

 

Footsteps2Brilliance in the Classroom

EC children are answering comprehension questions after reading Nellie The Newt on Footsteps2Brilliance

Footsteps2Brilliance Working with Underserved Children in Pakistan

"This is incredible! A week ago this child was at zero! And it's not even his own language! Kudos to you for a "brilliant" program, in more ways than one. Shirin raves about it. She also has some excellent suggestions.  Thank you for your wonderful, partnership. I know the potential is huge. "

Shafiq Khan

ABC 7 broadcasts a segment on Manassas City, VA's  Model Innovation City

Manassas City, VA pre-k students, parents, teachers and technology come together using the bilingual, Early Learning program Footsteps2Brilliance.

Palmdale School District Launches Footsteps2Brilliance

Footsteps2Brilliance rolls out in Osceola County Florida

See how the VPK students are fired up about the Footsteps2Brilliance Program in Osceola County Florida

Palmdale District Launches Footsteps2Brilliance

The goal is to get kids reading by the Third grade, using a new program called "Footsteps 2 Brilliance." It teaches kids to read using smartphones, tablets and computers, giving them access to more than 1,000 games, songs and books.

Footsteps2Brilliance Sparks Literacy in Buena Park

Buena Park uses Footsteps2Brilliance to spark community wide literacy. Librarians lead the charge to spread the word to the community.
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Literacy Solution: Model Innovation Cities by Footsteps2Brilliance

We are the breakthrough literacy solution that accelerates student learning. Our unique mobile platform makes digital early learning a fun experience for teachers, parents, and especially students.

Summer Learning

The achievement gap begins before children ever enter the classroom. Each summer, the gap widens. The “summer slide” is well-documented, cumulative, and most damaging to children from low-income families. At Footsteps2Brilliance, we enable communities to increase kindergarten readiness and avoid the summer slide.

Osceola County launches Literacy App for youngsters

Osceola County launches new app to help pre-k read and write

Manassas City, Va. - A Footsteps2Brilliance Model Innovation City

Manassas City Superintendent, Dr. Catherine Magouyrk, brings early reading to all of the pre-k through 3rd grade learners in her district. Watch this video to see what teachers, parents and kids have to say about their experience with Footsteps2Brilliance.

Telemundo Orlando covers Footsteps2Brilliance launch in Osceola County, FL

Osceola County is using Footsteps2Brilliance to spark community wide literacy.

How Footsteps2Brilliance Helped Students To Read At Grade Level

Kim Floyd, master kindergarten teacher from Napa County, was a keynote speaker at Napa's Model Innovation County Launch. Listen as Kim Floyd explains how her students have mastered reading at grade level using the Footsteps2Brilliance program.

Brain Hero

No single strategy offers a greater return on investment than providing early learners with the tools they need to read proficiently by third grade. Actions taken by parents, teachers, policymakers, and others can affect life outcomes for children and the surrounding community.

Boise, Idaho and Footsteps2Brilliance

Districts across the US are implementing Footsteps2Brilliance in their classrooms to close the achievement gap and accelerate learning for all students!

Footsteps2Brilliance's Academic Language Program for Students (ALPS)

The purpose of Footsteps2Brilliance's Academic Language Program for Students (ALPS) is to accelerate language acquisition, vocabulary, and reading for Pre-K through 2nd grade students by connecting school and home through our mobile gaming platform (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Web).

A Pre-K teacher reading the book Under Construction with her class

See how engaged these pre-k students are as their teacher reads one of the books from the Footsteps2Brilliance collection to her students!

NBC News Coverage of Footsteps2Brilliance's iPad Program

Footsteps2Brilliance in Calistoga

Everett Public School System teachers share the values of the Footsteps2Brilliance literacy program!

Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc. is providing every family in Everett with free access to a mobile technology platform providing eBooks and games that greatly improve reading and vocabulary skills in young students. Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Superintendent of Schools Frederick F. Foresteire are challenging students to maximize the technology by reading one million words by the end of the summer.

NapaCOE Footsteps2Brilliance

NapaCOE Footsteps2Brilliance. To learn more about Footsteps2Brilliance, please go to: http://www.myf2b.com/parent/Napa

Napa Children's Center Parent Interview With Dr. Barbara Nemko

Listen to how this parent describes the learning success her child is having since using the Footsteps2Brilliance Program!

Footsteps2Brilliance with teacher Jeanette Luedders- Napa County Office of Education.

Foosteps2Brilliance in action!

Footsteps2Brilliance's Model Innovation County in Napa County, CA

Footsteps2Brilliance and the Napa County Office of Education launched Napa's Model Innovation County -- a turn-key, countywide literacy initiative that addresses the third grade reading dilemma by utilizing the Footsteps2Brilliance Mobile Technology Platform to cost-effectively scale pre-K literacy apps to every family within Napa County's jurisdiction.

Footsteps2Brilliance - Summer Bridge

The purpose of Footsteps2Brilliance's Academic Language Program for Students (ALPS) is to accelerate language acquisition, vocabulary, and reading for Pre-K through 2nd grade students by connecting school and home through our mobile gaming platform (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Web). Using a literacy-based approach, this series focuses on core academic vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, and student achievement tracking.

Model Innovation City Hall Press Conference Footsteps2Brilliance YouTube

Mayor Dan Rizzo and Superintendent Dr. Paul Dakin team up with #Footsteps2Brilliance #edtech #edapp putting a plan in motion that expands literacy to every child in Revere, MA!

Napa Schools & Footsteps2Brilliance With Parents

Napa County Schools offers Footsteps to Brilliance to students and parents. Martha McCoy introduces this phenomenal program to parents with Lori Hill and joined by Barbara Nemko, Superintendent of Napa County Schools.

Partners in Education - Blending Technology in Revere, MA

Revere School Superintendent, Dr. Paul Dakin brings early reading to all of his pre-k through 3rd grade learners in his district. Watch this video to hear and see what educators, parents and kids have to say about their experience with Footsteps2Brilliance.

Napa wins DILA Award for community-wide work with Footsteps2Brilliance

Superintendent of Napa County Schools Barbara Nemko is announced as a winner in the Administrator's category in the Digital Innovation In Learning Awards presented by Digital Promise and Edsurge.

Manatee County, FL School District and Footsteps2Brilliance want all children to read.

Manatee County School Superintendent, Dr. Diana Greene and staff bring reading to all Title One pre-K students and their families 24 hours and day, 7 days a week.