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Wooyeong Kim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2024
This study examines the global expansion strategies that were initiated by the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), with a specific focus on the adaptations of "Sesame Street: in Japan and South Korea in the 1970s and 1980s. When CTW began its globalisation in the early 1970s, the international adaptation process of "Sesame Street"…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Mass Media Effects
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Holiday, Steven – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2023
One of the staple components of "Sesame Street" over the last 50 years is the short, animated segments that periodically interrupt the narratives and focus on brief educational and literacy concepts. Histories of the show have recognized these segments and referred to them as commercials, but to date, literature lacks a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Literacy, Childrens Television, Educational Strategies
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Weisgram, Erica S. – American Journal of Play, 2019
The author discusses gender differences in children's play and its relation to the programs of "Sesame Street," which for fifty years has sought to enhance children's physical, cognitive, and social development through playful learning. Gender differences in children's play, she asserts, are vast, and she notes that, consequently, boys…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Toys, Gender Differences, Play
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Flynn, Rachel M.; Richert, Rebekah A.; Wartella, Ellen – American Journal of Play, 2019
The authors discuss the impact of interactive digital games on the lives and the play of young children in terms of "Sesame Street"'s express mission to help children become smarter, stronger, and kinder. They conclude that such games have much the same effect as other types of play and call for more research to help use it.
Descriptors: Video Games, Play, Young Children, Child Development
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American Journal of Play, 2019
Rosemarie T. Truglio is the senior vice president of curriculum and content at Sesame Workshop, where she is responsible for the development of the interdisciplinary curriculum on which "Sesame Street" is based, and oversees content development across platforms such as television, publishing, toys, home video, and theme park activities.…
Descriptors: Play, Learning Processes, Workshops, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Yurchak, Molly Foran – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2017
This article presents an interview with Sonia Manzano, who, for 44 years (1971-2015), played the role of Maria on "Sesame Street." A range of issues were discussed--children, learning, politics, entertainment-- as well as her transition to a writing life, through her several children's books and her lyrical and captivating memoir of her…
Descriptors: Public Television, Childrens Television, Montessori Schools, Montessori Method
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Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah J. – American Journal of Play, 2019
Although most early-childhood educators agree on the value of play in child development, they find it increasingly harder to advocate for play given today's pressure for academic achievement. Using the theoretical work of Lev Vygotsky, the authors discuss how make-believe play among children helps them develop skills critical for success in school…
Descriptors: Play, Child Development, Imagination, Skill Development
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Dickter, Cheryl L.; Burk, Joshua A.; Anthony, Laura Gutermuth; Robertson, Hillary A.; Verbalis, Alyssa; Seese, Sydney; Myrick, Yetta; Anthony, Bruno J. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
The current study sought to characterize implicit bias toward children with autism and examine whether viewing educational materials about autism would change attitudes toward children with autism. A website developed by Sesame Street containing information about autism and resources for families was distributed to parents of children with autism…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Educational Television, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Cole, Charlotte F.; Lee, June H.; Bucuvalas, Abigail; Sirali, Yasemin – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2018
Children's media have the capacity to prepare young learners to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to contribute to a more peaceful world. Research suggests international coproductions of Sesame Street and other children's media efforts are linked to positive impact on how viewers perceive themselves and their own cultures, as…
Descriptors: Peace, International Education, Media Adaptation, Media Literacy
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Del Carlo, Dawn; Flokstra, Brittany – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2017
Recent calls for reform in K-16 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education not only emphasize mastery of content, but also call for students to engage in the scientific practice of making evidence-based claims, or scientific argumentation (National Research Council, 2012; NGSS Lead States, 2013). However, students often…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Persuasive Discourse, Data Analysis, Scientific Concepts
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Kohn, Shanna; Foulds, Kim; Cole, Charlotte; Matthews, Mackenzie; Hussein, Laila – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2021
This paper highlights the use of a participatory, trauma-informed approach in the creation of "Ahlan Simsim," a Sesame Street television program for the Middle East, and asserts the importance of using a participatory approach to designing culturally relevant SEL content. "Ahlan Simsim" is a component of a larger initiative of…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Culturally Relevant Education, Workshops, Trauma
Berdik, Chris – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
When "Sesame Street" launched in 1969, it was the first show to attempt to teach young children school-readiness skills with catchy songs and playful Muppets. Not only did it revolutionize the children's media landscape, the program sparked a love of learning among generations of children all over the world. For "Revisiting the…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Public Television, Educational Media, Technology Uses in Education
Cooney, Joan Ganz – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2019
In 1966, Joan Ganz Cooney was a documentary producer at Channel 13 when Lloyd Morrisett, then Vice President at the Carnegie Corporation of New York, offered her an opportunity that would change the landscape of children's media forever. The Carnegie Corporation provided funding for a three-month study during which Joan traveled the country to…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Audiences, Basic Skills, Disadvantaged Youth
Flynn, Rachel M.; Wong, Kevin M.; Neuman, Susan B.; Kaefer, Tanya – Grantee Submission, 2019
Educational screen media is increasingly salient in the lives of young children. Research affirms preschool-aged children can learn content from media when they attend to it, however less is known about how specific screen-based pedagogical supports (SBPS) might draw children's attention. Using eye-tracking methodology, the current study examines…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Preschool Children, Attention, Eye Movements
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Reynolds, Greg D.; Zhang, Dantong; Guy, Maggie W. – Infancy, 2013
The goal of this study was to examine developmental change in visual attention to dynamic visual and audiovisual stimuli in 3-, 6-, and 9-month-old infants. Infant look duration was measured during exposure to dynamic geometric patterns and Sesame Street video clips under three different stimulus modality conditions: unimodal visual, synchronous…
Descriptors: Infants, Attention, Auditory Stimuli, Visual Stimuli
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