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The following links are in English

  • Children Now - Media
    Children Now is recognized as a leading national public policy organization working to ensure children have a healthy and diverse media environment. Children Now co-chairs the Children's Media Policy Coalition, a broad group of public health, research and child advocacy organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Psychological Association and the National PTA.

  • Links for Media Issues
    Safer Child's mission is dedicated to providing parents, caregivers and educators worldwide with the resources and information they need in order to help all children grow up healthy, safe and happy.

  • Childrens Express
    Children's Express (UK) is a programme of learning through journalism for young people aged 8-18.

  • CHILDREN & WATCHING TV - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Television viewing is a major activity and influence on children and adolescents. Children in the United States watch an average of three to four hours of television a day. By the time of high school graduation, they will have spent more time watching television than they have in the classroom. While television can entertain, inform, and keep our children company, it may also influence them in undesirable ways.

  • Film Education
    These pages aim to give you a comprehensive guide to the wide range of services and resources that Film Education offers, including a section on how to join the mailing list

  • George Lucas Educational Foundation
    The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) creates media that promote a vision of learning where students are challenged and engaged, have access to interactive technologies, and are supported by inspired teachers and involved parents and communities

  • Grading the Movies
    Grading the Movies offers information on current movies, videos, music, and video games that will assist families in determining what entertainment products meet their standards.

  • Kidsnet
    A monthly Media Guide describing upcoming programs on television for children, families and educators, referenced by air date, curriculum areas, grade levels, and other topics. Offers Study Guides for educators, health and social service professionals, and parents to use as a companion to television programming to extend educational value.

  • KQED Center for Education & LifeLong Learning
    The KQED Education Network extends the impact of KQED TV and radio. It inspires learning through innovative understanding, use and creation of media. KQED EdNet serves teachers, childcare providers, parents, and the community through interactive workshops, events, learning activities and lesson plans, online and in print.

  • Learner Online
    Site of the Annenberg/CPB Project, which uses public television as an educational tool.

  • Learning Works
    Maryland Public Television is committed to serving the needs of learners of all ages. These pages offer a variety of programs for parents, teachers, caregivers, and students that are designed to enrich the learning process.

  • Media Awareness Network
    The Media Awareness Network offers practical support for media education in the home, school and community and provides Canadians and others with information and "food for thought" on our fast-evolving media culture.

  • Movie Mom
    A guide for parents on managing the media onslaught-finding good movies and videos, avoiding the bad ones, and talking with kids about what they see.

  • National Institute on Media and the Family
    The National Institute on Media and the Family, founded by David Walsh, Ph.D., is a national resource for teachers, parents, community leaders and other caring adults who are interested in the influence of electronic media on early childhood education, child development, academic performance, culture and violence.

  • Teach With Movies
    Teaching guides for parents and teachers to use to make viewing more meaningful.

  • TV-Turnoff
    TV-Turnoff Network, formerly TV-Free America, is a nonprofit organization that encourages children and adults to watch much less television in order to promote healthier lives and communities.

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