Thinkport Newsletter: Popular Courses and Resources

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       March 30, 2016

Popular Courses and Resources

We bid winter farewell with a look back at our most popular courses and student resources in March. If you missed these courses, there are still spots available in April. Register soon! And be sure to visit Thinkport to browse all of our courses and resources.

Online Courses: Professional Development

How to Use Digital Content in the Classroom

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In this self-paced instructional course, teachers will learn specifics of capturing, transferring and editing digital images and video, and how to create instructional products using those media.

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How to Use Digital Content in the Classroom



Using Digital Portfolios for Student Learning

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This online course enables teachers, technology specialists and curriculum specialists to learn how digital portfolios can support student understanding and growth. The course also explores software tools for creating portfolios.

> Learn more and enroll:

Using Digital Portfolios to Foster Student Learning


Developmental Screening Overview


This self-paced course helps child care professionals learn about the purpose and benefits of the developmental screening process. This course will explain the mandatory requirement that takes effect July 1, 2017.

> Learn more and enroll:

Developmental Screening Overview


Visit Thinkport's Online Course Overview page to explore all course offerings.

Student Resources

Maryland and the Underground Railroad

Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad

During the time of slavery, numerous brave Marylanders guided slaves to freedom through a unique collection of covert byways and secret hiding places. Take students back in time with this interactive learning experience for grades 4-8.

> Explore Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad

Lure of the Labyrinth

In this game using pre-algebra skills, middle school students must work through puzzles to find their lost pet and save the world from monsters

> Play Lure of the Labyrinth


Lure of the Labyrinth

Exploring Maryland's Roots

Discover colonial Maryland history through 12 interactives filled with text, narration, video and sound effects. This site is for students in grades 4-8.

> Visit Exploring Maryland's Roots

Exploring Maryland's Roots

Browse Thinkport's Learning Resources Overview page to find all of our PreK-12 student resources.