Education at MPT
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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Featured Projects and Websites
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.
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.
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.
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.