Blog

Can Public Media Level the Playing Field for All Kids?

by Catherine Jhee
November 5, 2019

When Sesame Street first went on the air in 1969, it was part of a movement to help public media reshape what then-FCC Chairman Newton Minow called “the vast wasteland” of programming. Today, more children have access to their own smartphones and tablets than ever before, and almost any kind … 







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Publications

Learning Across Boundaries: How Parents and Teachers are Bridging Learning Across Settings

by Lori Takeuchi, Sarah Vaala, and June Ahn

When a young person discovers something that sparks an interest, opportunities to unlock even deeper levels of learning emerge as she becomes motivated to master her knowledge about a particular subject. For younger children, however, the opportunities to connect learning beyond home and school into the community depend on the … 







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Initiatives

Future of Childhood Salon: Immersive Media and Child Development

On November 7 and 8, 2018, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, and Dubit hosted the inaugural Future of Childhood Salon on Immersive Media and Child Development. At this day-and-a-half workshop, we discussed the future of … 







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Events

FOSI 2020 Annual Conference

Nov 21 2019

The Family Online Safety Institute’s 2020 Annual Conference theme is “2020 Vision: The Future of Online Safety.” Leaders from industry, government, law enforcement and non-profits will come together in Washington, DC to collaborate and innovate new solutions to Internet safety challenges. There will be keynotes, plenary panels, breakout sessions, alongside … 







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