Current Projects

Learn more about the Annenberg Institute’s current portfolio of Tips·by·Text projects

Tips·by·Text: Dallas Independent School District Project (DISD)

The Annenberg Institute partners with the DISD to implement and evaluate different designs of a school-readiness text-messaging program for parents. https://www.dallasisd.org/

Tips·by·Text: Texts4Teens

The Annenberg Institute partners with researchers at Texas A&M University and several Texas school districts to learn more about how a text-messaging program for parents impacts high school readiness and parent/teen interactions.

Tips·by·Text: KinderReady

The Annenberg Institute partners with pediatric health researchers at Stanford University to implement and evaluate a school-readiness text-messaging program for parents through health-clinic settings. To learn more, read this recently published qualitative examination of the work: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/789657/pdf

Tips·by·Text: United Kingdom

The Annenberg Institute advises researchers from the United Kingdom’s Behavioural Insights Team as they implement and evaluate a school-readiness text-messaging program for parents focused on four- and five-year-old children’s school readiness. https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects-and-evaluation/pro…

Tips·by·Text: Denmark

The Annenberg Institute partners with researchers from Denmark’s Rockwool Foundation as they implement and evaluate a school-readiness text-messaging program for parents focused on three- to six-year-old children’s early language development. https://www.rockwoolfonden.dk/projekter/tidlig-indsats/

Tips·by·Text: Rural China

The Annenberg Institute partners with researchers from Stanford University’s Rural Education Action Program as they implement and evaluate a text-messaging program for parents aimed at helping caregivers interact with young children. https://reap.fsi.stanford.edu/research/early_childhood_development/text…

Tips·by·Text: Informal Caregivers

The Annenberg Institute is implementing and evaluating a school-readiness text-messaging program for parents and caregivers.