Maryland Public Television Kids
About Maryland Public Television Kids
MPT prides itself on being a safe harbor of children’s educational programming. Numerous studies of public TV programming indicate that children who watch shows such as Sesame Street, Martha Speaks, SuperWHY! and Word World show marked improvement on key literacy and social skills. What’s more, public TV is cited as the number one source of media content among preschool teachers.
Thinkport.org, the cornerstone of MPT’s education department, is a comprehensive, free web portal for PreK-12 teachers, students, families and the community. Through this convenient platform, MPT provides innovative classroom resources and progressive multimedia products to meet the diverse needs of today’s educators and students.
- Award-winning online field trips, interactive explorations and games
- Quality online courses to meet the professional development needs of K-12 and Early Childhood educators
- Comprehensive classroom resources, lessons and activities
- Engaging early childhood and family resources
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Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name “MPT”, is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only state-wide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.
The MPT Mission
MPT’s mission is to educate, entertain and enlighten the people of Maryland and beyond through creative programs and services of the highest quality, delivered through traditional public broadcasting and new multimedia technologies. MPT’s commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity, and the values of Marylanders is essential to this mission.