Sesame Workshop

Type: Organization
Name: Sesame Workshop
First reported 27 mins ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

School kids tap into game apps to learn

A tablet is all it takes to light up the face of Class-II student Pawan Kumar, who along with his classmates in a Defence Colony municipal school has been improving his reading and numeracy skills through gaming apps since late last year."We got the tabs ... [Published The Hindu - 27 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Qualcomm, SWI, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation collaborate to improve children’s literacy

The increase in smartphone adoption and rapid proliferation of 3G and 4G LTE networks in India provides the capability to positively influence the education segment. Qualcomm Incorporated, through its Qualcomm Wireless Reach initiative, and Sesame Workshop ... [Published India Infoline - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Students at South Delhi government school study on tabs

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Students of class one to three at South Delhi’s Nigam Pratibha Vidyalaya were thrilled to see a demonstration on their future academic lessons at a workshop today conducted by Qualcomm, Sesame Workshop India (SWI) and South Delhi ... [Published TruthDive - 18 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Diversity and initiative enters Preschool education in India with Sesame Street

Early childhood sets the foundations for life. It is a highly sensitive period marked by rapid transformations in physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Research has proven that the brain forms as many as 700 neural connections per second ... [Published India Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

New Personalized Learning Course Draws Materials from The Electric Company

Starting next year, Sesame Workshop will release a new adaptive learning curriculum for math and reading based on educational concepts found in its television series The Electric Company .The curriculum, part of a partnership between Sesame and Knewton ... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

Knewton And Sesame Workshop To Offer Personalized Education Materials For Young Learners

NEW YORKStarting in 2015, Sesame Workshop's The Electric Company content will be available via an adaptive learning curriculum, creating a dynamic experience that is specifically tailored to each student's personal goals and current level of understanding. ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

18 Real-Life Struggles Of Having A Unibrow

Because two is always better than one. Sesame Workshop / Via straightfromthea.com Children's Television Workshop View Entire List › ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Sesame Workshop
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Exhibition Slated for Sesame Street's 45th Season

NEW YORK: This September, Sesame Workshop and the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts are launching "Somebody Come and Play": 45 Years of Learning on Sesame Street, a free multimedia exhibition celebrating the 45th season of Sesame Street ... [Published World Screen News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

NYPL to Host a ‘Sesame Street’-Themed Multimedia Exhibit

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will host a Sesame Street-themed exhibition called “Somebody Come and Play.”This multimedia exhibit was organized to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the show and celebrate its 45 years of great ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tribune appoints new board member

Tribune Company, a media and entertainment company, has appointed Laura Walker to its board of directors for a three-year term. Walker, who is President and CEO of New York Public Radio, replaces Eddy Hartenstein, who is becoming non-executive chairman ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Account News In Brief (July 21, 2014)

FRISCO, TX—Quest Resource Holding Corporation, a leader in sustainability, recycling, and resource management, has retained Edelman to assist in its expanding public and investor relations initiatives for its subsidiaries, Quest Resource Management Group ... [Published Holmes Report - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Sesame Street Has A Resource Kit For Grieving Military Families That We Wish Didn't Have To Exist

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind the long-running children's television icon "Sesame Street," has released an appropriately somber, but perhaps incredibly helpful, resource kit for grieving military families. The kit, titled "When Families Grieve," ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 02 2014]

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"We got the tabs when we were in Class-I. I like playing games more than listening to my teachers, though they are also nice" said the excited boy, before trailing off to his favourite game, "Grover ki Antariksha Yatra"
Ashish Sood Chairman of Education Committee of SDMC said "there are many elementary education challenges in India such as teachers’ leadership skills and drop-out ratio amongst students"
...She is a wonderful addition to Tribune's Board," said Bruce Karsh , Tribune's Chairman of the Board. "On behalf of the Board and Tribune employees, we thank Eddy Hartenstein for his tremendous leadership and outstanding service to the company during the past six years."
...to develop a love of learning and learn more effectively are core to our vision," said Jose Ferreira, Knewton founder and CEO in a statement. "Sesame Workshop's content is awesome stuff — we all remember how much we loved it when we were kids ourselves and the organization has continued to create high quality content over the years."

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School kids tap into game apps to learn [Published The Hindu - 27 mins ago]
Qualcomm, SWI, and South Delhi Municipal Corpor... [Published India Infoline - 1 hour ago]
Diversity and initiative enters Preschool educa... [Published India Today - 16 hours ago]
Students at South Delhi government school study... [Published TruthDive - 18 hours ago]
Students at South Delhi government school study... [Published Ani News - 18 hours ago]
Tribune Elects Laura Walker To Board Of Directors [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
New Personalized Learning Course Draws Material... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Knewton And Sesame Workshop To Offer Personaliz... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
18 Real-Life Struggles Of Having A Unibrow [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 22 2014]
Exhibition Slated for Sesame Street's 45th Season [Published World Screen News - Jul 21 2014]
NYPL to Host a ‘Sesame Street’-Themed Multimedi... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 21 2014]
Tribune appoints new board member [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
Account News In Brief (July 21, 2014) [Published Holmes Report - Jul 20 2014]
Kids in the Middle: Media's Unique Roles for Ch... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 18 2014]
Bedtime Gets Longer and Longer Every Night [Published Chicago Now - Jul 18 2014]
Are Today’s Kids All Thumbs? Touch Matters. Res... [Published School Library Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Almost half of kindergarteners fall short becau... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 17 2014]
Sesame Street , School Readiness and Summertime [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
This Is How Behind Low-Income Children Can Be W... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - Jul 16 2014]
Sesame Street's Letters Of The Day: A [Published Media Post - Jul 16 2014]
Preventing Heart Disease in New York City Child... [Published EMoneyDaily - Jul 15 2014]
Tribune Publishing confirms Aug. 4 spinoff date [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 15 2014]
Tribune Elects Laura Walker To Board Of Directors [Published Barchart - Jul 15 2014]
Tribune Elects Laura Walker To Board Of Directors [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 15 2014]
Trunity Holdings Welcomes American Author, Tele... [Published SearchBug - Jul 15 2014]
'Sesame Street' kit for military families [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 15 2014]
World Congress of Play to Feature World Class S... [Published Scottrade - Jul 11 2014]
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Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 22 2014]
NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Knewton, the leading adaptive learning company, has entered into an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization, to personalize educational content from The Electric Company. Knewton will continuously ...
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Knewton, the leading adaptive learning company, has entered into an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization, to personalize educational content from The Electric Company. Knewton will continuously ...
18 Real-Life Struggles Of Having A Unibrow [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 22 2014]
Because two is always better than one. Sesame Workshop / Via straightfromthea.com Children's Television Workshop View Entire List › ...
Sesame Street takes on the challenges of moving [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jul 10 2014]
By Tech. Sgt. Jared Marquis 21st Space Wing Public Affairs PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  —  Like many military families this time of year, it is time for Katie and her family to PCS and she isn’t happy about it. When they move, she will have to ...
Staff App Pick: Learning the alphabet is fun an... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 24 2014]
Each week, we bring you a new app recommendation from our colleagues. This Staff App Pick comes from Meredith Maris, an audience marketing manager in Developer and Platform Evangelism at Microsoft. Elmo’s been a big hit in my house for many ...
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