Sesame Workshop

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

Johnny Chew Animates ‘oops’ for BRAAINZ

Artist and animator Johnny Chew recently completed a new music video for “oops” from the “Hangin' with Mr. Cooper” EP by Los Angeles-based lo-fi band BRAAINZZ. A psychedelic scrapbook of things past, the video is an unsettling mix of vintage photography, ... [Published Animation World Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

StreetChannel

Welcome to Sesame Street. If, by some chance, you were looking for Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Oscar, Bert & Ernie, Telly, Zoe, Rosita, Baby Bear and Snuffleupagus, you are in luck because they are all here! Subscribe for new videos every ... [Published ZDNet - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why Grand Rapids preschoolers will be among 4,000 simultaneously learning a vocabulary lesson

Preschoolers from Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology, and the David D. Hunting YMCA Child Development Center are going for a Guinness World Record title to focus attention on the importance of vocabular ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

W-B native honored with statewide award

A Luzerne County native was among nine women across the state that Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife Susan honored as this year’s “Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.”Lisa Caputo, executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer ... [Published Citizens Voice - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The top 11 fictional streets of all time

Sesame WorkshopEvery kid threatens to run away from home at some point -- usually when Mom clamps down and says no "Saved by the Bell" reruns until your homework is done. But the list of places you'd actually run to is pretty short: Your best friend's ... [Published Thrillist - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

IICF’s Early Literacy Campaign with Sesame Workshop Inspires Parents, Industry

It’s been about a year since Elmo and Cookie Monster became part of an industry-wide effort by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) to promote early literacy, and it isn’t just the kids who have shown their love for the fuzzy monsters.IICF ... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Sesame Investigates Speech Recognition

Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.The research will aim to develop best practices that will inform a variety of future products ... [Published License - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Digital Learning Games Used by Majority of Teachers, Survey Finds - Digital Education

Digital learning games have officially gone mainstream, with nearly three-quarters of K-8 teachers saying they use the games for classroom instruction, according to a new national survey.But the rise of digital gaming within schools still pales in comparison ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

Sesame Street Using Technology to Boost Literacy

Image: mycelebritywallpaper.comThis was inevitable, or long overdue depending on whom you ask: Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit producer of  “Sesame Street,” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk are joining forces to explore how to use ... [Published PRandMarketingnetwork - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Alpena area kids travel inside mobile planetarium

ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - Preschoolers from Lincoln Head Start, Ella White Head Start and Alpena Childcare classrooms joined Elmo, Big Bird and Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street, while they explored the night sky in a mobile ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Sesame Workshop
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Kiwa wins innovation award

A radical multi-platform and multil-lingual approach to publishing has won KIWA Digital the innovation in media, music & entertainment category at this year's New Zealand Innovation Awards.Judges for the New Zealand Innovation Council say KIWA sees e-books ... [Published Waatea News.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sakar Unveils New Sesame Street Audio, ...

Audio and electronics leader Sakar International today announced it has inked a new licensing agreement with Sesame Workshop to produce a new line of audio and electronics accessories featuring the lovable characters from Sesame Street, the most popular ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Oct 19 2014]

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...for the nearest coffee shop, you can ask your smartphone," said Miles Ludwig, the managing director of Content Innovation Lab at Sesame Workshop. "But what if parents could use speech recognition to engage their children in a content experience? What if children could have a two-way conversation in real-time with some of their favorite characters? Working with ToyTalk, which has developed unique solutions to the obstacles that previously made understanding kids' speech difficult, if not impossible, we can develop new approaches to early literacy learning for children."
"Today, speech recognition is primarily a tool of convenience and utility" said Miles Ludwig, MD, Content Innovation Lab, Sesame Workshop...
...entertainment and educational staple of virtually every household in America for more than 40 years," said Liza Abrams, VP of licensing with Sakar. "It's a privilege to develop and launch this new line of digital accessories for this iconic brand with such an enduring appeal."
New Zealand Innovation Council CEO and Awards convener Louise Webster says "the awards bring together incredible innovators, entrepreneurs, designers and investors from all industries across New Zealand to collaborate and celebrate innovative products, and business ventures." Entries have increased a staggering 60% on last year - which indicates innovation is alive and well in New Zealand

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Johnny Chew Animates ‘oops’ for BRAAINZ [Published Animation World Network - 3 hours ago]
StreetChannel [Published ZDNet - 12 hours ago]
Why Grand Rapids preschoolers will be among 4,0... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 23 2014]
W-B native honored with statewide award [Published Citizens Voice - Oct 23 2014]
The top 11 fictional streets of all time [Published Thrillist - Oct 22 2014]
IICF’s Early Literacy Campaign with Sesame Work... [Published Insurance Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Sesame Investigates Speech Recognition [Published License - Oct 22 2014]
Digital Learning Games Used by Majority of Teac... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Sesame Workshop, ToyTalk Team Up for Speech Rec... [Published World Screen News - Oct 21 2014]
Sesame Workshop teams with ToyTalk on speech re... [Published Licensing.biz - Oct 21 2014]
Sesame Street Using Technology to Boost Literacy [Published PRandMarketingnetwork - Oct 20 2014]
Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 20 2014]
Alpena area kids travel inside mobile planetarium [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 20 2014]
Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
Kiwa wins innovation award [Published Waatea News.com - Oct 20 2014]
Kiwi production house wins at Innovation Awards [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 19 2014]
Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology [Published Media Decoder - Oct 19 2014]
Sakar Unveils New Sesame Street Audio, ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Oct 19 2014]
How to think about kids’ screen time [Published Rutland Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Cookie Monster's Challenge [Published ZDNet - Oct 18 2014]
Growing Up Great Together Planetarium to kick o... [Published biz570.com - Oct 16 2014]
San Fran Readies for Digital Kids Summit [Published License - Oct 15 2014]
Winners of NZ Innovators Awards announced (Fuse... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 15 2014]
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Sunkist kicks off citrus season with new retail... [Published The Produce News - Oct 14 2014]
Charity events and volunteer opportunites in Lo... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Oct 13 2014]
Univision Los Angeles Hosts Sixth Annual "Feria... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 11 2014]
Penguin to launch book titles based on The Furc... [Published Licensing.biz - Oct 10 2014]
Elmo’s World Tour raises the baa [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - West - Oct 09 2014]
Intl. Emmys Announce Kids Award Nominees [Published Animation Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
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Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology [Published Media Decoder - Oct 19 2014]
The first products from a partnership between the nonprofit producer of “Sesame Street” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk could be available early next year. ...
Sesame Workshop And PSEG Help Families Get Read... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Oct 07 2014]
NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, more than 85 nationally declared emergencies including hurricanes, tornados, floods and fires were recorded, and yet, according to a national survey, 60% of families in the U.S. do not have any emergency ...
Sakar Unveils New Sesame Street Audio, Electron... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Oct 07 2014]
DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FALL TOY PREVIEW -- Audio and electronics leader Sakar International today announced it has inked a new licensing agreement with Sesame Workshop to produce a new line of audio and electronics accessories featuring ...
What "Sesame Street" really teaches [Published CNN.com - Video - Sep 30 2014]
Rosemarie Truglio from Children's Television Workshop explains what Cookie Monster has in common with a toddler. ...
MetLife Releases New Corporate Responsibility R... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 24 2014]
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Fun for All Ages? [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
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