Sesame Workshop

Type: Organization
Name: Sesame Workshop
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

De Blasio vows crack down on ‘superhero’ pandhandlers in Times Square

Mayor de Blasio vowed Monday to crack down on in the wake of Saturday’s villainous attack on a cop by an evil “Spider-Man.”The mayor said he was working with members of the City Council to create rules that would include requiring the masked beggars to ... [Published New York Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Qualcomm, Sesame Workshop Ally For Play ‘n’ Learn Program

Qualcomm has said, through its Qualcomm Wireless Reach initiative, and Sesame Workshop India (SWI), in collaboration with the Directorate of Education, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, it has demonstrated how the Play ‘n’ Learn program is improving ... [Published Light Reading India - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Qualcomm 3G tablets for 400 students

US-based chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has tied up with Sesame Workshop India and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to offer 3G tablets to nearly 400 children in south Delhi's primary schools.“Qualcomm is funding the 3G tablets to enable children ... [Published Voice & Data - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 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 - Jul 24 2014]
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 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sesame Street's Letters Of The Day: A

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit firm behind Sesame Street has named Allen & Gerritsen its lead agency on brand strategy, public relations and digital innovation to support the Workshop’scommunity engagement initiatives.This is a new direction for the organization. ... [Published Media Post - Jul 16 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 are exploring ways to transform education with technology intervention. Qualcomm Wireless Reach initiative is funding this program" said Qualcomm India country manager and vice president (South Asia) Sandeep Sibal at a workshop jointly organized by the company, the corporation and...
Vandana Gulati, a teacher at Arya Paathshaala in Bhogal, said, "when we started to take classes with the tabs, the children who were not attending school started coming regularly. And since there are not enough tabs for all, the children have started to share and help each other out while playing the games."
"Our continuing association with Qualcomm Wireless Reach seeks to bring together modern mobile communication technologies and access to high educational content for children" said Sashwati Banerjee, Managing Director at Sesame Workshop India
...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."

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De Blasio vows crack down on ‘superhero’ pandha... [Published New York Post - 3 hours ago]
Barack Obama To Take Part In Clinton Global Ini... [Published Look to the Stars - 7 hours ago]
Qualcomm, Sesame Workshop Ally For Play ‘n’ Lea... [Published Light Reading India - 17 hours ago]
Qualcomm 3G tablets for 400 students [Published Voice & Data - Jul 25 2014]
Qualcomm unveils education program for Delhi mu... [Published My Mobile - Jul 25 2014]
School kids tap into game apps to learn [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
Qualcomm, SWI, and South Delhi Municipal Corpor... [Published India Infoline - Jul 25 2014]
Diversity and initiative enters Preschool educa... [Published India Today - Jul 24 2014]
Students at South Delhi government school study... [Published TruthDive - Jul 24 2014]
Students at South Delhi government school study... [Published Ani News - Jul 24 2014]
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]
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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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