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Can You Tell Me How We Got Here, From Sesame Street?

David Kleeman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Media
David Kleeman

Right now, no one is neglecting kids' TV -- it's all over TV, newspapers and magazine, blogs and social media. So, let's use this moment to defend media content (not just TV) that delivers flexible, proven, cost-effective, equitable and engaging teaching and learning.

School Ready or Not?

Lesli Rotenberg | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Lesli Rotenberg

There's a perception that apps and computer games dominate the educational media world, but in fact, that's not the case.

5 Tips for Picking Your Preschooler's First TV Shows

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Anyone who thinks that "binge-watching" is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler.

E-Tools for Parents

Rob Furman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Rob Furman

Both parents and educators are always looking for that magic element that will help children maximize their learning, solve problems effectively and act as that motivational pathway to learning enjoyment. Perhaps we have found that magic element in today's educational technology.

In Praise of PBS Kids

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 10.07.2012 | Education
Michael J. Petrilli

I used to agree with George Will and other small-government conservatives that Uncle Sam has no business subsidizing children's television on PBS. But no longer. If anything, I've come to believe that is a sweet spot for federal involvement in education.

"C" is for Cooking: Encouraging Reading Skills in the Family Kitchen

pbs kids | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

Written by Alice Currah, PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers Weekly Contributor Most of us who grew up watching "Sesame Street" are familiar with the son...

Zeroing Out Public Broadcasting Does Not Add up

Paula Kerger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paula Kerger

To disregard the immense value of public broadcasting at this decisive moment in our history would be an object lesson in "penny wise and pound foolish."

Are Elementary School Children Underserved by Educational Media?

Gary Knell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Knell

When do parents stop caring about the educational value of the television shows their children watch?

T-Mobile Announces The Galaxy S 4G

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Thus far, the specs on the Galaxy S 4G have been sparse. Fortunately, last night T-Mobile contacted me and gave me some great information on the Galaxy S specs and release.