"We are gratified to hear EY is once again extending its steadfast support of Cyberchase," says President and CEO of WNET Neal Shapiro. "It seems quite fitting that their latest renewal of this THIRTEEN series also brings its funding commitment to a total of 13 years. We're extremely proud of Cyberchase, our relationship with EY, and the impact that this innovative series is having on kids understanding how math is part of their everyday lives."
"EY's dynamic volunteer program brings Cyberchase to life for kids by collaborating with local schools and community organizations to reinforce the basic math concepts explored in the show through fun, hands-on activities," says
In 2007, the EY/Cyberchase Volunteer Program was created in the US as a way to promote access to education and engage EY employees in local communities. Since then, more than 650
"By being such a dedicated sponsor of Cyberchase over the years, and specifically through their commitment to education and volunteerism, EY has helped build millions of children's math power," notes Executive Producer Sandra Sheppard. "We're excited to continue our relationship and to engage a whole new generation of Cyberchase fans in the fun and adventure of math!"
Cyberchase, which premiered in 2002, tells the story of three diverse kids summoned into cyberspace to stop the villainous Hacker (voiced by
Cyberchase reaches millions of children, parents, educators and community organizations through its TV series, immersive web games, mobile apps, outreach initiatives, educator resources, bilingual traveling museum exhibit and more. More than 20 research and evaluation studies have demonstrated Cyberchase's power to increase children's knowledge, understanding and enthusiasm for mathematics.
Cyberchase airs on public television stations nationwide (check local listings). All episodes are available for free streaming using the PBS KIDS Video App or the Cyberchase website, and the website also features more than 50 interactive math games and hands-on activities. More information about Cyberchase apps for iPad, Android, Kindle and NOOK is available at pbskids.org/apps. For teachers, Cyberchase makes nearly 400 lesson plans, video clips and interactives available for free download and streaming through PBS LearningMedia,
Cyberchase is produced by
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