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Sesame Street Has a New Way to Teach Kids About Money

by Chris Taylor
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The next time you’re looking for financial tips, forget about Warren Buffett or Jeff Bezos. Try Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird.

That’s because the iconic Sesame Street characters are part of a program to bring financial smarts to kids around the world. Developed by Sesame Workshop and the MetLife Foundation, the program uses videos, comics, games and activities to make money seem … well, a little less boring, and a little more meaningful to kids’ daily lives.

MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Expand “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families”

Initiative Featuring Sesame Street Muppets to Reach Families in Japan, Mexico, and Brazil
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NEW YORK, February 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sesame Workshop and MetLife Foundation announced a new phase of their successful “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families” initiative. This expansion will reach both children and adults in Brazil, Mexico, and Japan. New broadcast and digital channel content will be developed to build awareness and influence audiences, including caregivers, on a national scale. High-touch community-level initiatives will engage lower-income communities through in-school programs and community activities where families spend time together.

MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Bring Financial Empowerment Initiative to Families in Kumamoto

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TOKYO, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, introduced “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Everyone” to Kumamoto children and their families at the Hiroyasu Nishi Elementary School on June 2-3.

In Collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Community Development, Metlife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Launch “Dream, save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families”

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  • Global initiative rolled out in the UAE to support financial empowerment for Arab families in the MENA region, with effective strategies for spending, saving, sharing, and donating.
  • Special Iftah Ya Simsim series to air during Ramadan to help children make careful choices with their families around spending and helping others.

 

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  • Global initiative rolled out in the UAE to support financial empowerment for Arab families in the MENA region, with effective strategies for spending, saving, sharing, and donating.
  • Special Iftah Ya Simsim series to air during Ramadan to help children make careful choices with their families around spending and helping others.

 

IBM and Sesame Street Transforming Education

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IBM and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that produces Sesame Street,  formed a collaboration to use IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world. As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers.

MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Partner to Provide Financial Knowledge and Resources to Low-Income Families with Young Children

MetLife Foundation Makes a Multimillion Dollar Commitment over Five Years to Sesame Workshop for a Global Financial Capability Program
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MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop partner to advance financial capability to low to moderate-income families with young children around the world. This $20 million dollars, five year committment will initally rollout in Brazil, China, India and Mexico. View the video to see how MetLife and Sesame Workshop will work to educate and empower families on saving and planning for a secure financial future.

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MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop partner to advance financial capability to low to moderate-income families with young children around the world. This $20 million dollars, five year committment will initally rollout in Brazil, China, India and Mexico. View the video to see how MetLife and Sesame Workshop will work to educate and empower families on saving and planning for a secure financial future.

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