Monthly Archives: January 2020

Helping Young Children Develop Early Science Skills

by Rosemarie Truglio, PhD
January 28, 2020

With Sesame Street: Ready for School! A Parent’s Guide to Playful Learning for Children Ages 2 to 5, Dr. Rosemarie Truglio shares the research-based, curriculum-directed school readiness skills that have made Sesame Street the preeminent children’s television program for the past 50 years. The book features eight chapters on key areas of learning and child development, including […]

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The Most Successful Edtech Business Plan You’ve Never Read

by Jennifer Carolan
January 17, 2020

This article was originally published on Medium in 2016 when Sesame Workshop joined forces with Reach Capital to invest in emerging companies innovating in education, health, and social welfare for children, and appears here with permission. We are honored to partner with Sesame Workshop, one of the world’s most innovative, venerable education organizations for nearly 50 […]

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Wiring Up

“Let the learning flow!” (…and other proven framing strategies)

by Jessica Moyer
January 8, 2020

To get people thinking differently about the importance of connecting STEM learning environments, and to increase public engagement in the issue, we need to start talking differently. Empirically tested strategies for how to do this are presented in a free, user-friendly communications toolkit called Wiring Up: Strategies for Talking about Connecting STEM Learning Environments. It was […]

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A Blueprint for the Future

by Michael Levine, PhD and Michael Preston, PhD
January 6, 2020

The Potential Uses of Television in Preschool Education provided a rationale, initial research base, and blueprint for the Children’s Television Workshop, now known as Sesame Workshop. Joan Ganz Cooney envisioned a program with such broad appeal that it would reach all children, especially those living in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Sesame Street has inspired children worldwide with […]

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