Education at MPT

Thinkport, 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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Featured Projects and Websites

» American Graduate

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.

» James Baker

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.

» PBS KIDS Lab Summer Adventures

education_summer_adventure.jpg Show children just how fun learning can be with new multimedia adventures from PBS KIDS and Maryland Public Television. Engaging videos, online games and hands-on activities are woven into a creative storyline to boost children’s early math and literacy skills. Each theme-based bundle includes a comprehensive leader guide with helpful prompts and tips, a math extension sheet and a parent letter to extend the experience at home.
Audience: Summer Camp, ages 4-5 and 6-8-year olds.

» Algebra II Statistics and Probability

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.