Sesame Street plans to include more math

September 26, 2011 9:57:14 PM PDT
Elmo and Cookie Monster are switching from the ABCs to teaching more about the 123s.

Elmo and Cookie Monster are switching from the ABCs to teaching more about the 123s.

The popular PBS show announced its modifying its format to include more math and science in its program. There seems to be a great need.

American teens rank 23rd in science and 30th in math among industrialized nations. Early exposure in these subjects can go a long way.

Studies have shown preschoolers who watch "Sesame Street" get better grades overall when they're in high school.


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