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Education at MPT
Thinkport

Thinkport.org, the cornerstone of MPT's education department, is a comprehensive, free web portal for PreK-12 teachers, students, families and the community. Through this convenient platform, MPT provides innovative classroom resources and progressive multimedia products to meet the diverse needs of today's educators and students.

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Events & Programs

Countdown to Kindergarten
Port Discovery Children's Museum
April 25, 2015, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
http://www.portdiscovery.org/calendar/events/2525

Join MPT for a festive day of learning and fun and meet a literacy superhero! Pop by our table, put on your thinking caps, and explore new PBS KIDS Summer and Afterschool Adventures. Remember to bring your best smile and strike your favorite pose for a picture with Super Why! from PBS!

 

Featured Projects and Websites

education_americangraduate.jpg See what Maryland Public Television is doing to support at-risk youth and families in Maryland through the National American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen initiative. Find valuable resources and community programs, alternative education options, and watch compelling videos of Baltimore youth working diligently to overcome everyday obstacles to succeed in school, and life.

education_home_jamesbaker.jpg Explore the fascinating career of a United States secretary of state and the treasury, and close advisor to many presidents. His career is the focus of the PBS documentary James Baker: The Man Who Made Washington Work and the companion website is robust educational resource for middle and high school classrooms.

education home page Bring exciting new learning adventures to your afterschool program. MPT developed a brain-boosting collection of interactive resources to enhance children’s math and literacy skills. Bursting with innovative multimedia, games and hands-on activities, each theme-based excursion includes a math extension sheet, leader tips and prompts, and a handy parent/caregiver letter to support and extend the learning at home.

education_algebra.jpg Enhance student’s knowledge and practice working with the Common Core. Each math module includes interactive lessons, animations that illustrate real-life applications of statistics and probability, resources and a glossary.