The Power of Pow! Wham!: Children, Digital Media, and Our Nation's Future

The Power of Pow! Wham!: Children, Digital Media, and Our Nation's Future

A new report from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop examines the ways in which digital media are used to support and accelerate the learning and development of children, both in and out of school. Funded by Electronic Arts, McGraw-Hill Education, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the PBS KIDS Raising Readers initiative, the report, The Power of Pow! Wham!: Children, Digital Media, and Our Nation's Future (64 pages, PDF), finds that while many adults welcome the benefits of computer-based learning, new strategies are needed to engage and inspire children to learn vital literacy skills