The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is focusing new resources on the challenges children face today, asking the 21st century equivalent of her original question, “How can emerging media help children learn?”

They are featuring blog posts and reports that advocate for, and make recommendations for early STEM learning for young children.

Crossing the Boundaries: Mapping the Gaps Between Expert and Public Understandings of Bridging STEM Learning Environments

How can advocates make a stronger case for bridging STEM education across settings? This report by the FrameWorks Institute offers insights.

“Let the learning flow!” (…and other proven framing strategies)

Empirically tested strategies for changing how we talk about the importance of connecting STEM learning environments.

New Report Helps STEM Advocates Make a Stronger Case for Informal Learning

STEM learning takes place in many other locations beside school and home. Immersion in these other settings is equally—if not more—valuable for sparking and building children’s interest and fluency in STEM. Learn more by following this link.

A STEM Story for Early STEM Learning

Learn how to help change the myths about STEM learning for young children by following this link to read more from the Frameworks Institute.

STEM Starts Early: Grounding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Early Childhood

This report provides key recommendations for education leaders, researchers, and policymakers across the country to improve opportunities for children to become confident learners in science, technology, engineering and math.

Helping Young Children Develop Early Science Skills

Through the lens of science, children build on their understanding of the world. Early science skills include exploring, observing, asking questions, predicting, and testing ideas about how things work. Parents can help children develop their science knowledge and vocabulary simply by encouraging them to explore, ask questions, and talk about their discoveries. Learn more by following this link.