Sesame Street’s 40th birthday: an educational television milestone

Can it be? Is Sesame Street really 40 years old!  Yes, it’s true, the educational television series that started a new era in educational television for children has reached middle age.  The importance of this milestone has been written about in several media articles including:   http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-sesame-street10-2009nov10,0,147349.storyand http://newsfeedresearcher.com/data/articles_e45/street-sesame-show.html Now PBS offers a variety of educational shows for children and provides resouces for parents to extend the learning opportunties introduced by various shows, http://www.pbs.org/parents/   Kids have their own PBS web page with many online educational games and activities: http://pbskids.org/The six Clayton County public libraries own a variety of children’s books based on characters from popular PBS children’s shows. These books are available to check out and enjoy at home.  Happy Birthday Big Bird & Friends!!

Published in: on November 13, 2009 at 5:23 pm  Leave a Comment  
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