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How to call your reading partner on Chatty Kids

There are 2 parts to a call using Chatty Kids, a student and a teacher using different devices connected over the Internet. Calling your reading partner Answering an incoming call from your reading partner Camera Permissions The first time you have a call, the computer browser will ask you for permission to use the camera […]

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How to use the Library

Browser Using a computer, tablet or phone open your internet browser, we recommend using Chrome or Safari for the best user experience. Web Application Visit the Chatty Kids platform at https://app.chattykids.com/ Login Enter your username & password into the respective field then click ‘Login and start reading’ Home screen The home screen provides several options, […]

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Coronavirus Granny Army

Helping parents with primary school kids stuck at home during Coronavirus

COVID-19 is disrupting all our lives. It will continue to do so for some months to come. In particular, social distancing has a huge impact on school students, their parents and their teachers, for whom routine is so vital. Despite everyone’s best efforts, many primary school children are probably getting less regular support in reading […]

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Coronavirus Granny Army

Families helping kids learn during Coronavirus lockdown

Margaret continues to help her grandchildren to learn better, even though they are both stuck at home in Coronavirus lock down.    Margaret lives in the UK, whilst her grandson Lucas lives in Australia. The world needs an army of grannies to help parents isolated at home with young families.    Join Granny Army Grannies […]

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Kids helping kids learn

Every Tuesday at 5pm Calum helps Lucas to read better. SIGN ME UP They do it at home, each kid logs into a smart book library online using their own device.   After selecting a book from the library and read it together.    Lucas reads the text out loud whilst Calum listens and corrects any […]

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Quarantine with young kids

So you are stuck at home with young children, how do you keep entertained and on top of their education whilst not at school? Its a tough one for any parent! Here we will suggest some useful activities for parents stuck in this situation. Prepare Whilst we do not encourage you to panic, there are […]

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The Smith Family

The program started as a low tech service posting physical books to kids who read together on the phone.   Chatty Kids started helping The Smith Family scale their student2student peer2peer reading program in 2014.  Children logged into a web platform on any device and read together during an online call. It was costing us a […]

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Home from School?

So your kids are stuck at home, no school for them! Whatever the reason it can be a struggle to keep them entertained whilst they also continue to learn! We can’t solve all your problems, but we can help you when it comes to your child learning to read. Our platform will keep your child […]