Thinkport Newsletter: May 18-24, 2016

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Publication Date: May 18-24, 2016

See what's happening in education at MPT.  Explore engaging PreK-12 activities, lessons, multimedia resources and online courses. 

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Summer Adventures with PBS KIDS

Keep the learning going strong all summer long with skill-building learning adventures from PBS KIDS.
Each fun-filled adventure is built around math concepts taught in school and includes videos, games and
hands-on activities. Children will gain practice using concepts such as operations and measurement while learning alongside their favorite characters from programs including Cat in The Hat, Dinosaur Train and Cyberchase. (Ages 4-5 and 6-8)

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Maryland Vietnam War Stories

Premiering May 24-26 on Maryland Public Television
To recognize veterans’ sacrifices, their valor, and the price they paid in and after the war, Maryland Public Television is airing a gripping thee-part documentary film. Tune in to hear the stories of approximately 100 veterans as they reflect on their service, stories of life and death, and bittersweet moments on their return home to an often-ungrateful nation.

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Graduation Grab Bag

It’s that special time of year when students celebrate their accomplishments and move on to new schools, opportunities or possibilities. Explore a diverse collection of resources from PBS LearningMedia packed with videos, images, lessons and word puzzles surrounding graduation. (Grades K-12)

American Graduate at MPT

At-risk youth in Baltimore often face difficult obstacles on the path toward graduation. MPT's American Graduate initiative connects youth and families to valuable resources and organizations providing hope and help in Maryland. 

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