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The Film

Visit the online home of the social action campaign on childhood education and tolerance, inspired by the film.

IndieWIRE: People: Linda Hawkins Costigan and Linda Goldstein Knowlton
Read an interview with the filmmakers of THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET following its screening at Sundance 2006.

Sesame Workshop

Sesame Workshop
Learn more about Sesame around the globe and more about Sesame Workshop’s programs and ideas. Click on “home” for interactive games, stories, music and more, both for kids and grown-ups.

Sesame Street Around the World
Visit some of Sesame Workshop’s international co-productions to meet and play with their main characters and learn how to say hello in a variety of different languages.


USAID Bangladesh: Reaching Children By Rickshaws
Learn about how USAID supported Sisimpur, Sesame Workshop’s Bangladesh co-production, and helped bring the program to rural villages.

Time Europe: Positively Sesame Street
This 2002 article reports on the introduction of Kami, the first HIV-positive Sesame Street Muppet and introduces other characters from international co-productions.

BBC News: India Waits for its Own Sesame Street
This 2004 article discusses the development of a new Sesame Street co-production in India.

The Washington Post: A Bumpy Ride on Sesame Street
This 1999 article discusses the challenges faced in creating Israeli and Palestinian co-productions of Sesame Street.


Sesame Street

PBS Kids: Sesame Street
Play Global Grover or Journey to Ernie, find out about the number and the letter of the day and more on this interactive site.

Muppet Central Fan Site
One die-hard fan’s comprehensive site “unites fans of the Muppets around the world,” and includes the latest Muppet news, episode guides to The Muppet Show, articles and a forum. Muppet Central exists to unite fans of the Muppets around the world.

Your Sesame Street Persona Test
Which Sesame character are you? Take this handy quiz to find out.


Children’s Media Literacy

PBS: Sesame Street Caregivers | Learn and Grow
Adapted from Sesame Workshop’s “Making the Most of Screen Time" guide, this page explains media literacy and offers recommendations on how to help children lay a foundation for a lifetime of healthy and productive media use.

PBS.org: TeacherSource: Media Literacy
Gets links to media literacy organizations, take a quiz to test your knowledge on children’s media habits and get a list of related sites available at PBS.org.

Your Child: Resources on Media and Media Literacy
What is media literacy and why is important for kids? Find out more on this Web site from the University of Michigan.

MediaChannel.org: Get Involved: Teach Kids
This online toolkit features articles, links and other resources regarding children’s media literacy and education.



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