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Sesame Street: At the Intersection of Laughter and Learning

Gary Knell, former president and CEO of Sesame Workshop, shares lessons from Sesame Street.

In this edition of the Harvard EdCast, Gary Knell, president and CEO of Sesame Workshop, shares lessons from Sesame Street, why kids (and adults) still love it, and which Muppet he calls his favorite.

About the Harvard EdCast

The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast will serve as a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events relatedto the field.


An education podcast that keeps the focus simple: what makes a difference for learners, educators, parents, and communities

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