Dot., a new, animated television show about a young girl (the eponymous Dot) who uses technology to enhance both her educational experiences and recreational activities, premiered this past Saturday on NBC’s preschool-oriented network, Sprout.
The show – created by Silicon Valley veteran and best-selling author, Randi Zuckerberg, and targeting children age 6 and under – launches at a time when it is desperately needed by so many parents and children. I say this not just as a columnist covering tech, but also as the father of three girls. Here are three reasons why you should encourage your younger children to watch Dot. – and why you should watch along with them: