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:,0,147349.storyand Now PBS offers a variety of educational shows for children and provides resouces for parents to extend the learning opportunties introduced by various shows,   Kids have their own PBS web page with many online educational games and activities: 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