Peg + Cat

2013, TV Show

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PBS's Peg + Cat Takes an Animated Approach to Teaching Math

The research is alarming, but PBS is ready to fight back. PEG + CAT, a new animated children's series premiering Monday is designed to combat recent studies that show young girls are increasingly buying into the belief that boys are better at math.

"Not only is the notion ridiculous, it's a real shame, because it's encouraging girls not to pursue math in school, and that will greatly affect their career options," says Lesli Rotenberg, the general manager of children's programming at PBS. "We wanted a show that will address the issue in a fun way and help reverse this crazy thinking."

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Season 2, Episode 10
From PBS KIDS: The Clown Problem: Peg and Cat help Mac achieve his dream of being a clown in the circus. The Ninja Problem: Peg and Cat help their young Ninja-wannabe friend Aki.

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Season 2, Episode 9
From PBS KIDS: The Perfect Ten Problem: Peg and Cat are judging a singing competition. The Long Line Problem: Peg and Cat try to help Richard realize his dream.

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A little girl and her feline pal embark on adventures that teach them math concepts and skills.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 7/23/2014

Peg & Cat help out a friend with a haircut gone wrong.

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PBS's Peg + Cat Takes an Animated Approach to Teaching Math

The research is alarming, but PBS is ready to fight back. PEG + CAT, a new animated children's series premiering Monday is designed to combat recent studies that show young girls are increasingly buying into the belief that boys are better at math.

"Not only is the notion ridiculous, it's a real shame, because it's encouraging girls not to pursue math in school, and that will greatly affect their career options," says Lesli Rotenberg, the general manager of children's programming at PBS. "We wanted a show that will address the issue in a fun way and help reverse this crazy thinking."

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Premiered: October 07, 2013, on PBS
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Premise: A little girl and her feline pal embark on adventures that teach them math concepts and skills.

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