Thinkport Newsletter: Special Collections and Media Stories

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September 2017 (Edition 4)

Special Collections

Thinkport's Special Collections

Exploring Vietnam War Stories


Explore the Vietnam War in your classroom through the lens of Maryland Veterans that experienced it first-hand. MPT’s collection of social studies modules supports student learning around the war that divided American public opinion.

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Teaching with Primary Sources


A new collection of online inquiry kits helps students strengthen their research skills through the careful examination and analysis of primary source documents from the Library of Congress. Designed around 11 social studies and history themes, topics of study cover everything from life in the early American colonies up to the modern-day role of the United States in the world.

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Middle School Math


Challenge and engage your students with our 20-kit collection of integrated learning activities. Each self-paced lesson includes interactives, videos and infographics to help deepen students' understanding of critical middle school math concepts.
The content is aligned with math standards for grades 5-8.

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Media Stories in Maryland

American Graduate Stories of Champions


Meet MPT’s latest American Graduate Champions! Our Stories of Champions highlight three incredible organizations and dedicated individuals making a meaningful and lasting impact in the lives of children and youth in Maryland. Let their inspiring stories encourage you to give back and get involved.
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MPT's Digital Studios


Dig into a compelling series of informative narratives that shed light on local topics in Maryland. Featured stories touch on matters ranging from Maryland’s opioid crisis and the unrest in Baltimore in 2015 surrounding Freddie Gray, to science, sculpture and the environment.
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