The Joys and Reach of Sesame Street

A NY Times article in September,”‘Sesame Street’ Widens Its Focus” by Elizabeth Jensen, looks at Sesame’s focus on nature, science, math and engineering for pre-readers.  Now in its 45th year, Sesame Street has long respected the intelligence and ability of young minds and has earned 159 Emmy Awards and 8 Grammy Awards – the most of any other children’s show.

The parent of a former student who immigrated to the United States from Lebanon once shared with me that she learned English by watching Sesame Street.   For kids and parents, this special neighborhood makes learning a joy.  To see Sesame Street’s Kindergartners’ Skills at School Entry Report and Sesame Street Framework for School Readiness

 click here.  To read the entire NY Times article, click here.

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