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WQED has launched a brand-new show, just for parents!

iQ: smartparent is focused on parenting in the 21st century with media and technology. In six one-hour episodes, broadcast throughout 2013, we'll explore the issues that matter in our media-saturated world, from social media use to technology's role in health and wellness, and more. Learn more about iQ: smartparent, sign up for our online community, and discover great resources at wqed.org/smartparent!

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Learning on the go!
Your child can now explore and learn anywhere, anytime, with their favorite PBS KIDS friends. PBS KIDS mobile apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad are designed to help your child grow in areas such as language development, early reading, science, artistic expression, and social emotional development. Check out the Mobile Downloads page to learn more and download apps to your mobile device today!



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Track your child's early reading skills! PBS Kids Island is a fun online destinationPlay PBS Kids Island EQT PBS Kids Island where kids can play free reading games with their favorite PBS Kids characters, earn tickets, and win nprizes. Parents, teachers, and caregivers can track their child's progress and find fun reading activities to do every day! Print out this step- by-step guide (PDF) nto creating a PBS Kids Island account and getting your child started.