ReadyRosie is an evidence-informed and research-based family engagement and early learning resource. Learn more below about the evidence base, the expected outcomes, and ongoing academic research on the impact of ReadyRosie with families and children.


  • Ongoing Penn State study on ReadyRosie’s impact on quality and quantity of language between parents and children
  • ReadyRosie featured in Tap, Click, Read, a synthesis of research on literacy and technology written by Lisa Guernsey (journalist and director of the Early Education Initiative and the Learning Technologies Project at New America) and Michael Levine (child development and policy expert and founding director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center)
  • Fort Worth Independent School District (TX) research project on the impact of ReadyRosie’s customized video selection (ReadyRosie Share) on family usage rates and student outcomes
  • Beginning Spring 2017 – ReadyRosie is partnering with Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development to research the effectiveness of ReadyRosie in building increased language engagement between infants and caregivers when access to ReadyRosie is done in conjunction with well-child care visits. The study’s lead researcher is the Center’s director, Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis.
  • Beginning Spring 2017 – ReadyRosie is partnering with Dr. Susan B. Neuman, Professor and Chair of the Teaching and Learning Department at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, to integrate ReadyRosie with the World of Words curriculum with schools, families, and children in select public schools in the Bronx.


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