A Literary Bag of Tricks
Immerse your students into one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most
famous and haunting poems, “The Raven.” MPT’s online interactive takes a deep
dive into Poe's poetic bag of tricks and includes narration and a text
annotation tool. (Grades: Middle and High School)
Math, Shadows and Virtual Reality
A magical learning experience is about to creep into your
classroom! Boost math skills with a multiplication trick, explore the
relationship between light and shadows, or trick the brain with a virtual
Halloween Treats and Games
A splendid concoction of games and activities awaits you and your family on the PBS KIDS Halloween portal. Carve out some time to create a Halloween
card or costumes, and connect with your favorite superheroes online for
thrilling learning adventures.
Grab the Candy Corn
Elementary math game in motion! Students practice locating
positions on a coordinate grid using cut-out paper candy corn and pumpkins.
Graphic Organizers and Tools
Create an idea for a spooky tale or thrilling story, develop
enchanting characters, or plot out a fang-tastic sequence of events. MPT’s
collection of graphic organizers are sure to get the creative juices flowing in
A Goodie Bag of Tools
Stir up more spellbinding ideas and activities with PBS
LearningMedia’s suite of online tools. The goodie bag includes a lesson and puzzle builder, storyboard
and quiz maker.
MPT Special Events
Maryland Teacher of the Year: October 20, 8:00 pm airing on MPT2
Join MPT as we recognize and honor exemplary elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Program will be available online for viewing after the broadcast date.
Friday Freeview: October 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join MPT for a partial preview screening of the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise followed by a discussion about how far we have come toward racial equality since the Civil Rights era. Event location: MPT.
Be My Neighbor Day: October 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join MPT, Historic Annapolis and PNC Bank for a special day of fun. Round up the kids and come meet Daniel Tiger, enjoy fun activities and music, and bring along an extra sweater or coat to donate to someone in need. Event location: Annapolis, MD. Learn more!