Thinkport Newsletter: Learning: Cradle to Career

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September 14, 2017 (Edition 2)

Cradle to Career

Thinkport is an education service of Maryland Public Television, providing a diverse range of free resources for PreK-12 classrooms and communities. Learn more!

Learning: Cradle to Career

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Daniel Tiger "Be My Neighbor Day"
Saturday, September 23, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

There's nothing like being a good neighbor! Join MPT and PNC Bank for "Be My Neighbor Day at the Baltimore Book Festival. Come and meet PBS KIDS character Daniel Tiger in person and enjoy a fun-filled day as we celebrate families, neighbors and your community. 

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National Literacy Month
September marks National Literacy Month and it’s here to remind us about the importance of reading and writing. Use Thinkport’s literacy interactives to support student learning and augment your teaching.

Access PBS and Thinkport digital resources 
Elementary School Literacy

Take a deep dive into fiction and informational texts 
Middle School Literacy

Explore lessons that help students determine the central idea in text, literature and literary nonfiction
High School Literacy

Ways to Pay

Ways to Pay For College

Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm
MPT Live Special Program

Join MPT for our annual program that guides college-bound students and families through the twists and turns of finding money for higher education. Hear from financial aid pros, watch student success stories, and dial into a live phone bank for support.  

> Access program information
> Explore college and career resources  


Emperor Science Award Program Now Open!

Apply for the 2018 Emperor Science Award! 
The program selects 100 students from across the country to be paired with a university-level mentoring scientist to collaborate on a cancer research project.

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Webinars: PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year designed to help educators integrate digital media and technology into your classrooms.

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