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Tare, Medha; Rood, Elizabeth – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2023
Virtual, mixed, and augmented reality, termed "extended reality," or XR, have great potential for classroom-based learning. Yet many questions about the use and widespread adoption of these emerging technologies remain. To share insights, opportunities, and challenges, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the XR Association…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
Madden, Mary; Rood, Elizabeth – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2023
"Gen Z in the Room: Making Public Media By and With Youth for the Future" summarizes insights from 30 in-depth interviews with stakeholders involved in public media youth projects across the country, including professionals within the stations and young adults who participated in station projects when they were younger. The report…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Mass Media, Youth, Audiences
Rood, Elizabeth; Madden, Mary – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2022
Public media has the potential to play a powerful role in the media landscape for tweens and teens. With the By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences project, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center conducted focus group interviews with tweens and teens across the country in order to better understand how young people are engaging with…
Descriptors: Mass Media Role, Mass Media, Early Adolescents, Adolescents
Madden, Mary; Rood, Elizabeth; Buchanan, Josanne – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2022
Public media has the potential to play a powerful role in the media landscape for tweens and teens. With the By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences project, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center conducted focus group interviews with tweens and teens across the country in order to better understand how young people are engaging with…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Adolescents, Early Adolescents, Information Technology
Madden, Mary; Rood, Elizabeth – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2022
This brief is the first of a series of applied research briefs that focus on specific challenges and opportunities public media faces in its approaches to youth content and engagement. Drawing from priorities surfaced through focus group interviews with youth across the country, these briefs highlight recent research and public discussions about…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Cooperation, Adults, Design
Takeuchi, Lori; Martin, Caitlin K.; Barron, Brigid – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2021
In July 2020, Dr. Brigid Barron and her team at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center convened a virtual workshop to mobilize a community of investigators to explore innovative methods for studying family and community learning during the pandemic. Participants included research teams from Stanford…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Innovation, Educational Research
Bulger, Monica; Madden, Mary; Sobel, Kiley; Davison, Patrick – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2021
The Joan Ganz Cooney Center and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting have partnered to better understand how young people are engaging with media today in order to help public media better serve Gen Z. As part of our By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences, we spoke with tweens and teens across the U.S. about how they spend…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Adolescents, Mass Media Use, Use Studies
Davison, Patrick; Bulger, Monica; Madden, Mary – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
The tween and teen years are critical as youth explore and begin to form their identities. With "By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences," the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame workshop and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting seek to more deeply understand the current media habits of tweens and teens in order to…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Early Adolescents, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects
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
Takeuchi, Lori; Sobel, Kiley – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
The aim of the Families Learning Across Boundaries Project (FamLAB) is to create an ecosystem that can enable and encourage young children's interest-driven learning across settings. With this in mind, the authors surveyed 407 professionals working in libraries--including librarians, media specialists, circulation managers, directors, and outreach…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Role, Student Interests, Childhood Interests
McClain, AnneMarie – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
Parents and caregivers are a child's first teachers. The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Project surveyed 407 library professionals, 1,550 parents, and 600 pre-K through grade 8 teachers in the United States about how they support 3-12-year-old children's learning in their communities. This two-page tipsheet provides some…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Sobel, Kiley; McClain, AnneMarie – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
Libraries are learning hubs that connect families to free resources, activities, and services to cultivate children's learning about topics that excite them. Despite recent technological developments which have revolutionized how we read and access information, libraries continue to evolve in order to serve their communities, especially families…
Descriptors: Library Role, Library Personnel, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
McClain, AnneMarie; Grimm, Susana Beltran – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
Public media stations play a powerful part in connecting families with broadcast and digital resources, local activities, and events that inspire children to learn about the topics that excite them most. The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Project surveyed more than 400 library professionals, 1,550 parents, and 600 pre-K through grade…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Library Personnel
Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
Teachers do much more than instruct children in the classroom. They also play an important role in supporting learning across settings: at school, home, and throughout the community. The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Project surveyed 407 library professionals, 1,550 parents, and 600 pre-K through grade 8 teachers in the United…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Preschool Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
Sobel, Kiley – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2019
What do we know about immersive media--virtual, augmented, mixed, and cross realities (VR, AR, MR, and XR)--and young children? So far, designers, developers, and media producers have been focusing on creating hardware, software, and content for and conducting studies with adolescents and adults--but children find these technologies incredibly…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Young Children, Child Development
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