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    • 1. By: Monica Pangaio
    • 2. WELCOME PARENTS!
      • 3-part workshop series designed to improve literacy skills of children 4-8
      • Free materials and a chance to win prizes
      • Eligible for free membership to Telebear’s Cub Club
      • Hands-on crafts
      • Exciting hands-on presentation from a local community partner
    • 3. Workshop I Objectives
      • To learn techniques to use with your children to help improve their literacy skills
      • How to implement the powerful resources available through PBS
      • Understand and implement the PBS Learning Triangle at home
    • 4.  Ice Breaker 
      • Please share with us your name and something about you!
    • 5. We are here to…
      • PUT READING FIRST!
        • Why?
          • Better readers in early grades = better learners throughout their schooling and beyond.
        • If your child is…
          • Beginning to LEARN to read
          • Beginning to read
          • Already Reading
        • How can you help?
    • 6. The Learning Triangle
      • The learning triangle can be done in any order.
      • Children are exposed to a particular topic by seeing it, hearing it, and doing an activity.
      • They are more likely to learn and remember .
      Read a story View “good” TV Do an activity
    • 7. Our Audience
      • Approximately 170,000 students, educators and parents…
      and growing by the minute!
    • 8.
      • Being knowledgeable about the media in order to be effective users.
    • 9. How Typical Are You?
      • In our home we have ______ TV’s.
      • In our home children watch TV for ______ hours each day.
      • In our home, the TV is on/off while we eat.
      • In our home, we do/do not have rules about TV.
      • Our home has
        • _____ TV’s
        • _____ Radios
        • _____ Video Game Consoles
        • _____ CD or Tape Players
        • _____ VCR / DVD Players
        • _____ Computers
    • 10. What the Numbers say…
      • Young people are exposed to 8 1/2 hours of media content per day.
      • Young people with Video game consoles and in TV oriented homes spend less time reading .
      • Young people report reading less when:
        • They have a TV in their room
        • The household has the TV on all the time.
        • Parent have no rules regarding TV watching.
      • Heavy TV viewers spend about 19 minutes less per day engaged in homework than light TV watchers.
    • 11. Problems With Passive TV Watching
      • Use it or lose it…
        • Children’s brains become deprived when not being stimulated through mental exercise. This can affect the rate and quality of brain growth.
      • Reduces the amount of physical activity children engage in.
      • Exposure to media violence has a negative influence.
    • 12. Solutions for you, the parent:
      • Get the most from your TV viewing:
        • Balance viewing time
        • View actively
        • Make connections
    • 13. Steps to selecting “smart” TV?
      • Know what your kids are watching.
      • PBS offers educational programs that are
        • Commercial free
        • Research proven
        • Age appropriate
        • Non-violent
    • 14. Sesame Street
      • Target Audience: preschool
      • Encourages children to :
        • Appreciate human diversity
        • Take steps toward reading, writing, math, and science.
        • Feel good about themselves and what they accomplish
        • Recognized and interpret sounds and sights
        • Develop an attitude of cooperation
    • 15. Arthur
      • Target Audience: 4-8
      • Goals:
        • Model positive social behavior through communication, empathy, responsibility, and respect
        • Motivate reading and writing
        • Promote critical thinking and everyday problem solving
    • 16. Dragon Tales
      • Target Audience: 2-7
      • Encourages children to:
        • Pursue challenging experiences that support their growth and development
        • Approach and learn from challenging experiences
        • Try even though they may not succeed fully
    • 17. Clifford
      • Target Audience: 3-7
      • Encourages children to face social and emotional challenges like:
        • Sharing
        • Playing fair
        • Being truthful
        • Believing in yourself
    • 18. Between the Lions
      • Target Audience: 3-7
      • Encourages children to:
        • Read
        • Spell
        • Identify sight words
        • Identify new words and their meanings
    • 19. Super Why!
      • Target Audience: 3-6
      • Designed to provide critical reading skills by:
        • Creating life long readers
        • Teaching strategies for using reading skills
        • Providing interactive practice.
    • 20. Word World
      • Teaches children reading skills such as:
        • Print Awareness
        • Phonological sensitivity and letter knowledge
        • Comprehension
        • Self-awareness and socio-emotional skills
      • Target Audience: preschool
    • 21. Word Girl
      • Target Audience: 4-9
      • Teaches reading skills such as:
        • Vocabulary usage
        • Reading Comprehension
    • 22.
      • The social, emotional, and cognitive development that occurs at specific ages helps to determine if a program is “age-appropriate” for a child.
    • 23. Infants
      • Develop strong sensorimotor.
      • Respond when their physical and emotional needs are met.
      • Require nurturing.
    • 24. Toddlers
      • Symbolic thinking emerges.
      • Pretending is possible.
    • 25. 2 & 3-Year Olds
      • Prosocial behavior emerges
        • Ex. Helping, empathizing, comforting, gift giving.
    • 26. 4 & 5-Year Olds
      • Preoperational thought emerges.
        • Ex. Understanding quantity, value, properties of numbers, the rhythm of language.
    • 27. 6 to 11-Year Olds
      • Abstract reasoning emerges
        • Ex. Cause and effect, logic, strategy.
    • 28. Tonight’s 1 st Learning Triangle Theme: Can you identify one? Read I’ll Always Be Your Friend View Super Why: “Little Miss Muffet” Do come up with an activity together
    • 29. Tonight’s 2 nd Learning Triangle Theme: Dealing with negative feelings. Read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day View Martha Speaks “Visiting” Do create a dog puppet!