Episode # 12
Promoting Literacy Using YouTube with Nikhita Bhatia
March 10, 2022
About This Episode
Getting young learners engaged can be difficult, even for the most seasoned professionals. Our special guest today, Nikhita Bhatia, has addressed this problem with the creation of her YouTube channel, “Me Time with Niki,” which aims to promote literacy through the use of storytelling with her puppet named Chico!
Nikhita was born and raised in India where she received her Master’s degree in Child Development from the University of Delhi. She worked with Sesame Street in India as an Early Childhood Content Specialist and Trainer for five years, after which she moved to the States in 2019. She is currently working with CET and ThinkTV as School Readiness Coordinator and educating children through storytelling and puppetry on her YouTube Channel ‘Me Time with Niki’.