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Jennifer Stancil - WQED, PBS Kids and the Trend Toward Data Through Games


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Presenter: Jennifer Stancil, Executive Director of Educational Partnerships, WQED Multimedia

Hundreds of games and apps are made by PBS Kids producers each year. Games throughout the PBS system are not only helping kids learn literacy, numeracy and social-emotional skills, they are a window into learning for parents and teachers. How can teachers make use of games and evidence-based tracking in school? How can parents? And, overall, what narratives are we sharing with parents about gaming overall among today’s media savvy kids on our TV show, iQ: smartparent?

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Jennifer Stancil - WQED, PBS Kids and the Trend Toward Data Through Games

  1. 1. Source: Common Sense Media 2011
  2. 2. Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America 2013 is the second in a series of surveys by Common Sense Media designed to document the media environments and behaviors of kids ages 8 and under. Replicating methods used two years ago, we're able to see what's changed.
  3. 3. Roper Poll & Caravan ORC International & Quantcast & West ED, 2013 from “PBS Value Brochure”
  4. 4. Learning at Home: Families educational media use in America is a study by Victoria Rideout released in 2014 in cooperation with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
  5. 5. Educating Parents • •
  6. 6. Empowering Parents • •