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iQ: smartparent

IQ: SMARTPARENT equips parents and caregivers with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully guide their children in the use of digital media and technology. The three-part series addresses children's media consumption - from helping them discern between fiction and reality to safeguarding their online identities. Host Angela Santomero created and executive produced the acclaimed children's television series Blue's Clue on Nick Jr., and Super Why! and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on PBS KIDS. Santomero also hosts PBS' The Parent Show at PBSparents.org and writes a personal blog about parenting at AngelasClues.com.

iQ: smartparent  
  • Flipped Learning
    Monday, June 24
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Educators are finding innovative ways to modernize learning spaces and incorporate technology into their teaching practices. This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the Flipped Learning approach and what parents need to know about re-designed classrooms.
  • Healthy Media Habits
    Tuesday, June 25
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode discusses healthy media habits for children and families. "Mediatrician" Michael Rich, MD, of Harvard Medical School and the Center on Media and Child Health, shares his advice on screen time and a balanced media diet.
  • Healthy Media Habits
    Monday, July 1
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode discusses healthy media habits for children and families. "Mediatrician" Michael Rich, MD, of Harvard Medical School and the Center on Media and Child Health, shares his advice on screen time and a balanced media diet.
  • Parent Entrepreneurs
    Tuesday, July 2
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the work of parent entrepreneurs, and how being a parent inspires us to invent and innovate to improve our children's lives. This show looks at media and how parents can use it to shape a more inclusive, diverse, and imaginative childhood.
  • Parent Entrepreneurs
    Monday, July 8
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the work of parent entrepreneurs, and how being a parent inspires us to invent and innovate to improve our children's lives. This show looks at media and how parents can use it to shape a more inclusive, diverse, and imaginative childhood.
  • Preventing The Summer Slide
    Tuesday, July 9
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the so-called "Summer Slide" and what happens to kids' learning when the school year ends. The latest research shows that kids lose up to two months of learned material during an idle summer; this show examines the innovations, techniques, and activities that parents can use to emphasize continued learning and growth throughout the summer months.
  • Preventing The Summer Slide
    Monday, July 15
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the so-called "Summer Slide" and what happens to kids' learning when the school year ends. The latest research shows that kids lose up to two months of learned material during an idle summer; this show examines the innovations, techniques, and activities that parents can use to emphasize continued learning and growth throughout the summer months.
  • Gaming
    Tuesday, July 16
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    More than 97% of kids play video games. How are today's leading educators inside and outside the classroom using game as motivation and as a learning tool? This episode of iQ: smartparent examines the world of games and how they help kids learn to solve problems and explore new ideas.
  • Gaming
    Monday, July 22
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    More than 97% of kids play video games. How are today's leading educators inside and outside the classroom using game as motivation and as a learning tool? This episode of iQ: smartparent examines the world of games and how they help kids learn to solve problems and explore new ideas.
  • The Culture of Making
    Tuesday, July 23
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    In 2009, President Obama called for Americans to be makers of things, not just consumers of things-and since then, the U.S. has truly become a nation of "Makers." This episode explores the culture of Makers and the relationship between media and Makers.
  • The Culture of Making
    Monday, July 29
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    In 2009, President Obama called for Americans to be makers of things, not just consumers of things-and since then, the U.S. has truly become a nation of "Makers." This episode explores the culture of Makers and the relationship between media and Makers.
  • Girls & Media
    Tuesday, July 30
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent helps parents prevent stereotypes in the media from undermining their daughters. We'll tell you where to find positive media that promotes self-esteem, celebrates diversity, and empowers girls to create their own uplifting media messages. Explore the differences media makes - both good and bad and find out how parents and the girls they love can leverage media instead of just consuming it.
  • Girls & Media
    Monday, August 5
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent helps parents prevent stereotypes in the media from undermining their daughters. We'll tell you where to find positive media that promotes self-esteem, celebrates diversity, and empowers girls to create their own uplifting media messages. Explore the differences media makes - both good and bad and find out how parents and the girls they love can leverage media instead of just consuming it.
  • The Maker Movement In Schools
    Tuesday, August 6
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Just as the Maker Movement is transforming the culture in the U.S., it's having a major impact in schools. Ioin the iQ:smartparent team for this episode where the Maker Movement's impact in the classroom is examined.
  • The Maker Movement In Schools
    Monday, August 12
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Just as the Maker Movement is transforming the culture in the U.S., it's having a major impact in schools. Ioin the iQ:smartparent team for this episode where the Maker Movement's impact in the classroom is examined.

 

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  • Flipped Learning
    Tuesday, June 18
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Educators are finding innovative ways to modernize learning spaces and incorporate technology into their teaching practices. This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the Flipped Learning approach and what parents need to know about re-designed classrooms.
  • Digital Badging
    Monday, June 17
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Kids love earning badges -- to show they've done something new, taken a risk, or learned a valuable skill. What's it like to get a "badge" in the 21st Century? This episode introduces parents to digitalbadges, an innovative way for children of all ages to make note of new hobbies and skills.
  • Digital Badging
    Tuesday, June 11
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Kids love earning badges -- to show they've done something new, taken a risk, or learned a valuable skill. What's it like to get a "badge" in the 21st Century? This episode introduces parents to digitalbadges, an innovative way for children of all ages to make note of new hobbies and skills.
  • Idad
    Monday, June 10
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode explores new ways for parents to understand their children's media consumption, which is becoming increasingly important. It features media-savvy dads and their innovative projects for kids, and includes an interview with Ken Denmead, editor of GeekDad, a popular parenting blog that started at Wired magazine, and one of Time magazine's twenty-five Best Blogs of 2010. Denmead is also the author of the New York Times best-selling book series, The GeekDad.
  • Idad
    Tuesday, June 4
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode explores new ways for parents to understand their children's media consumption, which is becoming increasingly important. It features media-savvy dads and their innovative projects for kids, and includes an interview with Ken Denmead, editor of GeekDad, a popular parenting blog that started at Wired magazine, and one of Time magazine's twenty-five Best Blogs of 2010. Denmead is also the author of the New York Times best-selling book series, The GeekDad.
  • Aiding Autism
    Monday, June 3
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode explores ways that digital devices and new technology can help children with autism and other special needs. Join us as we discuss which apps, games, robots, and other forms of media can help children connect with the world around them.
  • Aiding Autism
    Tuesday, May 28
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode explores ways that digital devices and new technology can help children with autism and other special needs. Join us as we discuss which apps, games, robots, and other forms of media can help children connect with the world around them.
  • Apps, Gaps, and the Digital Divide
    Monday, May 27
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent will explore the accessibility of broadband and mobile technology to different socioeconomic groups, and whether the digital divide also impacts access to educational content for children in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Apps, Gaps, and the Digital Divide
    Tuesday, May 21
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ: smartparent will explore the accessibility of broadband and mobile technology to different socioeconomic groups, and whether the digital divide also impacts access to educational content for children in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Screen Time Vs. Old School Learning
    Monday, May 20
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    "No more screen time!" Many frustrated parents have issued that edict to kids who all-too-frequently have their noses buried in the screen of a digital device! This episode introduces education experts to set the record straight: In terms of learning impacts, when does a screen work best, and when should kids be engaged in alternative forms of interactions, such as textbooks, human, and hands-on projects? Experts explore how to set realistic and responsible screen-time rules for kids living in a 21st century media-saturated world.
  • Screen Time Vs. Old School Learning
    Tuesday, May 14
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    "No more screen time!" Many frustrated parents have issued that edict to kids who all-too-frequently have their noses buried in the screen of a digital device! This episode introduces education experts to set the record straight: In terms of learning impacts, when does a screen work best, and when should kids be engaged in alternative forms of interactions, such as textbooks, human, and hands-on projects? Experts explore how to set realistic and responsible screen-time rules for kids living in a 21st century media-saturated world.
  • All About Animals!
    Monday, May 13
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ smartparent lands at the unique intersection of animal appreciation, digital media, and education! This episode includes feathered friends from the National Aviary, which sponsors a Maker challenge to promote STEAM as local designers create items inspired by birds. Meet the science illustrator inspired by the Aviary's collection and hear about projects inspired by wings and wildlife. The program also features a science writer from National Geographic. He's joined by animals from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Live Collection and present tips for young people about gaining inspiration from animals for school and personal projects. Finally, meet a young teen who started the social media sensation I've Pet That Dog! With nearly 200,000 follows, he explains his process for making and sharing positive and inspiring media.
  • All About Animals!
    Tuesday, May 7
    8:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode of iQ smartparent lands at the unique intersection of animal appreciation, digital media, and education! This episode includes feathered friends from the National Aviary, which sponsors a Maker challenge to promote STEAM as local designers create items inspired by birds. Meet the science illustrator inspired by the Aviary's collection and hear about projects inspired by wings and wildlife. The program also features a science writer from National Geographic. He's joined by animals from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Live Collection and present tips for young people about gaining inspiration from animals for school and personal projects. Finally, meet a young teen who started the social media sensation I've Pet That Dog! With nearly 200,000 follows, he explains his process for making and sharing positive and inspiring media.
  • Bridging The Digital Divide in the Workforce
    Monday, May 6
    5:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    This episode addresses the serious issue of engaging talented young people of both genders and all backgrounds in STEM and STEAM education, in order to create equity in the technology workforce. National and regional experts will discuss initiatives for underrepresented minority populations in order to meet the nation's accelerating demands for STEM talent. This episode also features the founder of All Star Code, Christina Lewis, who was inspired to start the organization by her renowned businessman Reginald L. Lewis. Ms. Lewis explains her organization's mission to attract and prepare young people of color for jobs in the tech sector.