Developed to accompany the Martha Speaks television series, this cross-age reading program is an innovative way for kindergarten and upper-level elementary students to increase their vocabulary, develop self-esteem and social skills, and enhance their love of books and reading.
KCPT has 9 schools in the Kansas City area using the Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program. For information about adding the program to your school, contact Gary Brock, Director of Education.
Raising Readers Early Childhood Workshops
KCPT offers four free early childhood workshops each year in October, January, March and May. The Family Conservancy provide trainers and each teacher receives 2 hours of credit. This service is provided by the generous funding from the Sprint Foundation and the Francis Foundation. Visit kcpt.org/events for more information.
Come and enjoy literacy activities waiting for you and your children at one of the current metro locations: