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Abigail "Abby" Cadabby, mostly referred to as just Abby, is a 4-year-old character in the PBS children's television show Sesame Street.
Affect is a concept used in psychology to describe the experience of feeling or emotion.
Amazon Video is an Internet video on demand service that is developed, owned, and operated by Amazon.com.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
Arthur Vining "Art" Davis (May 30, 1867 – November 17, 1962) was an American industrialist and philanthropist.
Attention span is the amount of concentrated time a person can spend on a task without becoming distracted.
Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by troubles with social interaction and communication and by restricted and repetitive behavior.
Bert and Ernie are two Muppets who appear together in numerous skits on the popular U.S. children's television show Sesame Street.
Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures (originally promoted as The Adventures of Bert and Ernie) is an animated series developed by Sesame Workshop in which clay-animated versions of Bert and Ernie use their imaginations to travel to strange places and into entertaining situations.
Big Bird is the main protagonist of the children's television show Sesame Street.
Blue's Clues is an American live-action/animated educational children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon on Sunday, September 8, 1996.
Brian Patrick Stelter (born September 3, 1985) is an American journalist who is the senior media correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN program Reliable Sources.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Bruce Hart (January 15, 1938 – February 21, 2006) was an American songwriter and screenwriter perhaps best known for composing the lyrics to the theme song to Sesame Street.
"Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?" is the theme song of the children's television series Sesame Street.
Captain Kangaroo is an American children's television series that aired weekday mornings on the American television network CBS from October 3, 1955, until December 8, 1984, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children's television program of its day.
Carmen Osbahr-Vertiz (born April 21, 1962) is a Mexican-born American puppeteer who has puppeteered Rosita in the popular US children's series Sesame Street, since 1991.
Carnegie Corporation of New York was established by Andrew Carnegie during 1911 "to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding".
Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.
Children and Television: Lessons from Sesame Street (1974) is a non-fiction book written by Gerald S. Lesser, in which he describes the production of Sesame Street, and the formation and pedagogical philosophy of the Children's Television Workshop.
A children's television series, or children's show, is a television show designed and marketed to children, normally scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon, when children are usually awake.
The Clio Awards is an annual award program that recognizes innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication, as judged by an international panel of advertising professionals.
CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.
Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses".
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is an American privately owned non-profit corporation created in 1967 by an act of the United States Congress and funded by the federal government to promote and help support public broadcasting.
Cultural diversity is the quality of diverse or different cultures, as opposed to monoculture, the global monoculture, or a homogenization of cultures, akin to cultural decay.
In education, a curriculum (plural: curricula or curriculums) is broadly defined as the totality of student experiences that occur in the educational process.
Dave Connell (born 27 November 1961 in Dublin) was an Irish soccer player during the 1970s and 1980s.
Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life.
Discovery Zone (DZ) was a chain of entertainment facilities featuring games and elaborate indoor mazes designed for young children, including roller slides, climbing play structures and ball pits.
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (often shortened to Dolby Labs) is a British-American company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression.
Educational television or learning television is the use of television programs in the field of distance education.
Educational Testing Service (ETS), founded in 1947, is the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization.
Edward Frank Zigler (born March 1, 1930) is an American developmental psychologist and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Yale University.
Elmo is a Muppet character on the children's television show Sesame Street.
Elmo the Musical is a Sesame Street segment that began airing in Season 43.
Elmo's World is a five minute-long segment shown at the end of the American children's television program Sesame Street.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
The Ford Foundation is a New York-headquartered, globally oriented private foundation with the mission of advancing human welfare.
Formative assessment, including diagnostic testing, is a range of formal and informal assessment procedures conducted by teachers during the learning process in order to modify teaching and learning activities to improve student attainment.
Frances Joan "Fran" Brill (born September 30, 1946) is a retired American actress and puppeteer, best known for her roles on Sesame Street as well as playing Sally Hayes in the Hal Ashby film Being There (1979) and Lily Marvin in the Frank Oz film What About Bob? (1991).
Gerald Samuel Lesser (August 22, 1926 – September 23, 2010) was an American psychologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1963 until his retirement in 1998.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
HBO Go is a TV Everywhere service offered by the American premium cable network HBO, owned by WarnerMedia subsidiary Home Box Office, Inc.
HBO Now is a subscription video on demand service operated by American premium cable and satellite television network HBO.
Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
"I'm a Little Teapot" is an American song describing the heating and pouring of a teapot or a whistling tea kettle.
Jennifer Barnhart (born March 11, 1972) is an American puppeteer, actress and voice-over talent, with a portfolio of television and theatre performances.
James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.
Joan Ganz Cooney (born Joan Ganz; November 30, 1929) is an American television producer.
Joseph Guilherme Raposo, OIH (February 8, 1937 – February 5, 1989) was a Portuguese-American composer, songwriter, pianist, television writer and lyricist, best known for his work on the children's television series Sesame Street, for which he wrote the theme song, as well as classic songs such as "Bein' Green" and "C Is For Cookie".
Jon Stone (April 13, 1932 – April 9, 1997) was an American writer, director and producer, who was best known for being an original crew member on Sesame Street and is credited with helping develop characters such as Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird.
The Kaufman Astoria Studios is a historic movie studio located in the Astoria section of the New York City borough of Queens.
Leon Eisenberg, (August 8, 1922 – September 15, 2009) was an American child psychiatrist, social psychiatrist and medical educator who "transformed child psychiatry by advocating research into developmental problems" He is credited with a number of "firsts" in medicine and psychiatry - in child psychiatry, autism, and the controversies around autism, randomized clinical trials (RCTs), social medicine, global health, affirmative action, and evidence-based psychiatry.
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (born December 9, 1962) is an American actress, singer, performer, puppeteer, voice actress, speaker, and artist.
This is a list of notable awards won by Sesame Street, an American children's television series which has achieved worldwide recognition.
Since the premiere of the children's television program Sesame Street on July 21, 1969, it has included what writer Malcolm Gladwell has called "the essence of Sesame Street—the artful blend of fluffy monsters and earnest adults".
Lloyd N. Morrisett Jr. (born November 2, 1929) is an American experimental psychologist with a career in education, communications, and philanthropy.
Loretta Mae Long (née Moore) (born October 4, 1938, in Paw Paw, Michigan) is an African American actress, voice artist, singer, media personality, and educator.
Malcolm Timothy Gladwell (born September 3, 1963) is an English-born Canadian journalist, author, and speaker.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting is the public broadcasting state network in Mississippi, United States.
Monaural or monophonic sound reproduction (often shortened to mono) is sound intended to be heard as if it were emanating from one position.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
National Educational Television (NET) was a United States educational broadcast television network that was owned by the Ford Foundation and later co-owned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Noggin is an entertainment brand launched on February 2, 1999 as a joint venture between Viacom's Nickelodeon and the Children's Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop).
Norman Stiles is a television writer, born in 1942, best known for his work on the show Sesame Street.
Oscar the Grouch is a character on the television program Sesame Street.
Pam Arciero (born May 8, 1954), is a puppeteer and voice-over artist who portrays Oscar the Grouch's girlfriend, Grundgetta, on the PBS children's television series Sesame Street.
The Parents' Choice Award is an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels." It is considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and has been described by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is an American digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003.
Play with Me Sesame is a children's television series, spin off from Sesame Street.
The following information is on pop culture that has been influenced by Sesame Street.
Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.
A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, playschool or kindergarten, is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children before they begin compulsory education at primary school.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is a nonprofit trade association for public relations professionals headquartered in New York City.
Puppetry is a form of theatre or performance that involves the manipulation of puppets – inanimate objects, often resembling some type of human or animal figure, that are animated or manipulated by a human called a puppeteer.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
Ralph Nader (born February 27, 1934) is an American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism and government reform causes.
Renata Adler (born October 19, 1937) is an American author, journalist, and film critic.
Richard E. Roeper (born October 17, 1959) is an American columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times.
Rosita is a 5-year-old turquoise Hispanic female monster Muppet character on the children's television series Sesame Street.
A royalty is a payment made by one party, the licensee or franchisee to another that owns a particular asset, the licensor or franchisor for the right to ongoing use of that asset.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Sesame Street is a nationally syndicated comic strip inspired by Sesame Street.
Sesame Street international co-productions are educational children's television series based on the American Sesame Street but tailored to the countries in which they are produced.
Sesame Street Magazine is an American monthly magazine based on the long-running children's television series Sesame Street.
There have been a variety of Sesame Street video games released for video game platforms, ranging from general Sesame Street titles, to Big Bird titles, to Elmo titles.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
Sonia Manzano (born June 12, 1950) is a semi-retired American actress, screenwriter, author, speaker and singer-songwriter.
Sponsoring something (or someone) is the act of supporting an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services.
Stacey Gordon is an American puppeteer from Arizona who is best known for portraying Julia, a four-year-old female Muppet girl with autism, on the children's television series Sesame Street.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Stephanie Ann D'Abruzzo Shemin (born December 7, 1971) is an American voice actress, singer, and puppeteer.
Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.
Summative assessment (or summative evaluation) refers to the assessment of participants where the focus is on the outcome of a program.
Reeves Teletape Studios was a group of television studios located in Manhattan in New York City.
The Furchester Hotel is a puppet series for CBeebies (the BBC's preschool network).
The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their self-aware, burlesque, and meta-referential style of variety-sketch comedy.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Robinson family is a fictional family in the children's television series Sesame Street.
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference is the debut book by Malcolm Gladwell, first published by Little, Brown in 2000.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
TV Guides 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time is TV Guides list of the 50 most entertaining or influential television series in American pop culture.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
Universal Kids is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal.
Urie Bronfenbrenner (April 29, 1917 – September 25, 2005) was a Russian-born American developmental psychologist who is most known for his ecological systems theory of child development.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
William "Will" Lee (August 6, 1908 – December 7, 1982) was an American actor and comedian who appeared in numerous television and film roles but was best known for playing Mr. Hooper, the original store proprietor of the eponymous Hooper's Store, he was one of the four original human characters on Sesame Street, from the show's debut in November 1969 until his death in 1982.
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, August 30, 2009, at the Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, and were televised live on The CW for the first time.
480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).
720p (1280×720 px; also called HD Ready or standard HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9, normally known as widescreen HDTV (1.78:1).
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