ERIC Number: ED299948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
TV Tips for Parents: Using Television To Help Your Child Learn.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.
Recognizing that children watch an average of 25 hours of television per week, this booklet is designed to help parents redirect their children's television viewing to higher quality programs. Ten "tips" are provided to help parents guide their children's television (TV) viewing: (1) set your child's TV schedule; (2) get involved (in the child's viewing); (3) don't be concerned if children of differing ages will be watching at the same time, as they can help each other learn; (4) make public TV a "special friend" for children who are at home alone; (5) consult your child's teacher and other available resources; (6) use TV to spur an interest in reading; (7) use TV to promote writing; (8) help your child explore the world, on-screen and off; (9) help children see math as fun and practical; and (10) set your own pace for family involvement. A list of children's series available on public television is included. (EW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.