TVO is at the forefront of innovative educational technology with the introduction of Caterpillar Count, our first app on the Leap Motion platform, the world’s most powerful and sensitive touch-free 3-D motion-control and motion-sensing technology.
With Earth Day just around the corner, many of you are thinking of ways to talk to your kids about the environment. It’s easy to take little steps the make a big difference – and kids can help too.
Youth Media Alliance (YMA) recently announced nominations for the annual Awards of Excellence and TVO received a total of 12 nominations for in-house and co-produced programs and digital content including 4 nominations within the Best Television Program category. Youth Media Alliance recognizes the importance of quality television and interactive content for Canadian kids. TVO received more nominations than any other kids media provider.
The TVO co-produced Wild Kratts website was recognized for digital innovation with the Best Companion Website Award in the Programming – Kids Category at the Kidscreen Summit in New York. The Kidscreen Awards recognize the year’s best work in children’s media from across the globe.
TVO is pleased to welcome Alia Lachana as Director of Innovation and Business Development. In this entrepreneurial role, Alia will focus on leveraging TVO's digital capacity by identifying and pursuing opportunities to extract new value from TVO's educational media content and new sources of self-generated revenue for the organization.
TVOParents.com and Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto are teaming up to provide content that teaches parents how to support early mental health and brain development in children. As the go-to education resource for Ontario parents seeking to help their kids succeed in school and in life TVOParents.com provides IMHP with a trusted forum to get these crucial resources into parents’ hands while encouraging engaged parenting.