National Center for Media Engagement webinar on "Learning with The Cat In The Hat Knows a Lot About That"


          3:30-4:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 16

NCME welcomes KQEDfor a special webinar to introduce PBS station outreach, education, and community engagement staff—along with educators—to opportunities for educational community engagement using the series and website resources. Join our webinar to learn how to use The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ to build science explorers in your community! More

We'll highlight available resources, report on successful educational outreach, and suggest ways of connecting with your community. Panelists include: Kim Storey, consultant with KQED and creator of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ parent and teacher websites and educational resources; Amy Puffenberger, Manager of Outreach, Education Department, WQED; and Yovel Schwartz, Project Supervisor for The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ at KQED Presents.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ is PBS's newest animated children's series designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science among young children. The series' websites for parents and teachers (available on the
PBS Parentsand PBS Teacherswebsites) are full of tips, activities, and resources to help young children explore the science ideas introduced in the programs in the contexts of their own homes, neighborhoods, and schools.

The series is currently one of the most watched children's shows across the nation. KQED is the presenting station for the series, which launched on PBS nationwide on September 6, 2010 and airs daily as part of the PBS Kids morning programming block. The series is voiced by award-winning actor Martin Short and produced by Portfolio Entertainment Inc. and Collingwood O'Hare Productions, in association with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Random House Children's Entertainment, Treehouse, and PBS KIDS.

To register for the webinar,
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