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ERIC Number: ED470313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
Exploring with Technology: Activities for Families with Children Ages 3 to 5 [Presented by]"Between the Lions[R]" = Exploremos con tecnologia: Actividades para familias con ninos de 3 a 5 anos [presentado por]"Between the Lions[R]."
WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.
"Between the Lions" is a Public Broadcasting System program promoting literacy for children ages 4 through 7 years combining state-of-the-art puppetry, animation, live action, and music to achieve its mission of helping young children learn to read. This guide, in English- and Spanish-language versions, provides computer literacy activities for parents and their 3- to 5-year-olds and focuses on activities to teach children how to use a computer and browse a Web site. The guide begins with computer-related literacy tips, including using the Internet to find answers to children's questions or to research a subject of interest. Suggested Web sites are listed. The guide provides information on the Internet and the World Wide Web for parents and includes an activity involving a search engine created for children, Yahooligans. The guide also describes the "Between the Lions" Web site and provides guidance for helping children use the Internet safely. (KB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Television, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Emergent Literacy, Learning Activities, Multilingual Materials, Parent Materials, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
WGBH Educational Foundation, 125 Western Ave., Boston, MA 02134. Tel: 617-300-4379; Web site: http://www.pbskids.org/lions.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.; Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, VA.
Authoring Institution: WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.