Written by Charlotte F. Cole, June H. Lee (editors)
Published March 25, 2016
Publisher Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
ISBN 1138806919

The Sesame Effect: The Global Impact of the Longest Street in the World is a collection of research studies and essays about the international co-productions of Sesame Street and the global initiates of Sesame Workshop.

The 256 page book is edited by Charlotte F. Cole, Executive Director of Blue Butterfly Collaborative, and Dr. June H. Lee, Vice President of International Research at Sesame Workshop.


Part I: The Global Sesame Effect

01. The Global Sesame Effect
by Charlotte F. Cole
02. Measuring the Difference
by Charlotte F. Cole and June H. Lee

Part II: Meeting Childrens' Educational Needs

03. R is for Responsive: How Sesame Street Meets the Changing Needs of Children in the United States
by Jennifer A. Kotler, Rosemarie T. Truglio, and Jeanette Betancourt
04. How Sesame Workshop Promotes Early Childhood Education Around the World
by June H. Lee, Yeh Hsueh, Muhammad Zuhdi, Shantimoy Chakma, Sayed Hashimi, and Lilith Dollard
05. Feathered and Furry Health Communicators: The Sesame Street Approach to Child Health and Wellbeing in Egypt, Sub-Saharan Africa and Beyond
by Abigail Bucuvalas, Zainab Kabba, Jean Baxen, Janice Fuld, and Ayobisi Osuntusa
06. Empowering Girls and Boys to Be Life-Long Learners: Gender Equity Lessons from Sesame Street Programs in Egypt and Palestine
by Charlotte F. Cole, Alyaa Montasser, June H. Lee, Cairo Arafat, and Nada W. Elattar
07. Ripple Effects: Using Sesame Street to Bridge Group Divides in the Middle East, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, and Elsewhere
by Charlotte F. Cole and Lewis Bernstein

Part III - A Sustainable Future: Community and Partnerships

08. Opening New Doors: Community Engagement in India
by Ameena Batada, Sashwati Banerje, and Mathangi Subramanian
09. Building Relevance and Impact: Lessons of Sustainability from Plaza Sesamo in Mexico and Beyond
by Jorge Baxter

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