‘Ruby and the Well’ comes to BYUtv -HeraldExtra.com

By Francine Brokaw, Herald Correspondent – In the imaginative new series “Ruby and the Well,” a young girl discovers magic and friendship in her new home. The show has so much promise that a second season has already been ordered before the initial episode airs.

Cartoon review: “16 Hudson” – Diverse Tech Geek

By Anthony Dean – “16 Hudson” is an animated series of shorts that debuted in 2018. The show’s set in an apartment building in an unnamed big city. (The show’s title references the building’s address.)

Ahlan Simsim: A large-scale early childhood intervention for Syria’s refugees and host communities – Brookings

Jenny Perlman Robinson and Marianne Stone – The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has teamed up with Sesame Workshop to deliver the largest early childhood intervention in the history of humanitarian response. This is possible because of a $100 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation in 2017, and as of December 2018 additional support from the LEGO Foundation, recognizing that transformational change for children in crisis requires large-scale investments over longer timeframes.

The Ollie & Moon Show – TV Review

  • Common Sense Media
    TV review by Emily Ashby
    The Ollie & Moon Show is a fun way to introduce youngsters to the concepts of different cultures and geography, as well as the general excitement about taking a trip to a new place. Though the presentation and context are kept very simple (Ollie and Moon bike past acres of tulips and windmills in the Netherlands, for instance), they’re enough to give preschoolers a basic point of reference for the places the characters visit, as well as a positive impression of trying new things in new places.

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