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TV for Toddlers: Does Screen Time Enhance Learning?

TV for Toddlers: Does Screen Time Enhance Learning?

We’ve said it before and it is worth repeating – when it comes to screen time for young children, that is, time spent watching television and using other digital media, quality matters. In What’s Behind the Magic of Sesame Street, author Travis Wright dissects the long-running show’s successful formula for engaging young learners. 

In a related piece, Watching TV Can Actually Be Good for Toddlers, author Gemma Taylor analyzes the techniques that educational  shows for young children use to foster engagement and learning. Among the best examples,  tools such as familiarity, repetition, and social interaction enhance learning.

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