Age-appropriate television viewed actively can help children develop pre-reading skills, including vocabulary development, sequencing, letter and word recognition, and an understanding of character, setting and passage of time.
When you tune into WQPT for your own viewing experience or for a child's, you're tuning into the PBS network of quality television that not only enlightens and entertains, but also educates. As television viewers we have numerous choices—but you can always count on WQPT and PBS to provide you with outstanding programming that enriches everyone's life.
Most researchers are in agreement that excessive television viewing isn't good for people, adults and children alike, because it may keep us from doing other important activities and, in some cases, expose us to negative messages.
Why not just turn off the television and
As you are probably aware WQPT and PBS provide programs that you can trust and know that children are learning while having fun. There are a lot of places that only television and video can take us to, like other planets, expose us to new ideas and people or a special performance.
Age-appropriate television viewed actively can also help children develop pre-reading skills, including vocabulary development, sequencing, letter and word recognition, and an understanding of character, setting, and passage of time.