There are literally over a million apps in the app store. Searching for one that’s age-appropriate can be daunting. So how is one supposed to sift through those thousands to find the small handful that are based on sound educational theory and practice? On this episode of Media Inside Out, host Sherri Hope Culver speaks with Anna Ly, the Senior Manager of Programming and Operations for Sesame Workshop, about educational apps.
Media Inside Out is a television talk show that explores the media we love to watch, listen to, read, and play with an analytical and critical approach. Topics have included a discussion of diversity in commercials, the influence of news editing, and the shift in audience role from consumer to author. Each episode digs deep into a specific media theme or media property. The show explores, reveals, clarifies, and ultimately helps the audience appreciate the power of the media in their lives and their relationship with that media. The series is produced and hosted by Sherri Hope Culver, director of the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University.