Thinkport Newsletter: Read, Write, Ignite!

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.

Thinkport Banner

August 3, 2016

image read write ignite

Ignite teaching and learning with English Language Arts activities, innovative STEM video stories, and self-paced professional development modules and courses. 

Expand Reading & Literacy Skills

image books


  • Deepen students' literacy skills with Thinkport’s science, social studies and English Language Arts interactives. Topics range from women in modern history and the electoral college, to sea turtles and water scarcity.
    >  Go to activities

  • Ignite early learning using children’s favorite PBS KIDS characters as the foundation. Decode words with Super WHY!, help Wonder Red get to grandma’s house using vocabulary words, and find items on Big Bird’s shelf that start with a certain letter. 
    >  Go to activities


  • Elevate students' writing skills with Thinkport’s classroom modules. Students examine evidence, resources, text and media in order to write explanations, persuasive arguments and informational pieces. Activities include educator and student resources and standards alignment.
    >  Go to activities 

Ignite Teaching

image media

Dive into KQED's new online learning platform! Find free self-paced modules and courses to deepen your media making skills by creating your own content on personal devices and interacting with a community of learners.

Ignite! Stories of STEM

image woman teacher

Listen to video stories of educators pushing the needle forward in classrooms and communities. Topics cover everything from girls in engineering and STEM teaching concerns and dreams, to innovative teaching and learning in mathematics. Support materials are included. 

image quote