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New Product: Pearson’s myPerspectives for Texas Proclamation 2020

New Product: Pearson’s myPerspectives for Texas Proclamation 2020

Is your district looking for a product that provides flexibility for teachers and choice for students?  Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Pearson’s myPerspectives.

Pearson’s myPerspectives is an English language arts program for grades 6-12.  Learning List has reviewed the materials for English I-IV.  The material focuses on making learning relevant for students and on developing skills to support college and career readiness. Most lessons focus on text analysis and writing to learn and demonstrate learning.

Lessons encourage students to set goals, make choices, and reflect on their learning. Student choice is a key component of this product. Students are encouraged to make choices about reading material, writing topics, and activities. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking are seamlessly and consistently integrated throughout the materials. A substantial number of resources, including texts at varying levels and numerous differentiated activities, are available to support students with specific learning needs.

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Trends in High School ELA Materials for Proclamation 2020

Trends in High School ELA Materials for Proclamation 2020

Learning List recently completed reviews of all materials submitted for state adoption under Proclamation 2020 for the following courses:  English I-IV, Practical Writing, Reading, Journalism, English Learner Language Arts (ELLA), and College Readiness and Study Skills (CRSS). Learning List prioritized courses to review based on overall state enrollment in the courses covered by the Proclamation.

We reviewed materials from eleven publishers for English I-IV, two publishers each for Journalism, College Readiness and Study Skills, and Practical Writing Skills, and one publisher each for Reading and ELLA (middle school). All reviews will be published on the Learning List website between September 16th and September 27th.

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New Product Review: Edmentum’s Texas English I

New Product Review: Edmentum’s Texas English I

Does your district have students who need to work at their own pace in English? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Edmentum’s Texas English I.

Edmentum’s Texas English I is a fully digital, comprehensive program for English I.  The material provides a variety of activities to support students’ development of reading and writing skills. The goal of the program is to provide rigorous, relevant curriculum through interactive, media-rich content.  

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New Product Review: Edmentum’s Texas Algebra I

New Product Review: Edmentum’s Texas Algebra I

Does your district need a fully digital, comprehensive Algebra program? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Edmentum’s Texas Algebra I.

Edmentum Algebra I is a fully digital, comprehensive program.  The goal of the program is to provide rigorous, relevant curriculum through interactive, media-rich content.  The design of the program supports an independent, self-paced instructional model, but would equally support a teacher facilitated, blended model.

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New Product: National Geographic/Cengage Learning’s Big Ideas Integrated Math for CCSS

New Product: National Geographic/Cengage Learning’s Big Ideas Integrated Math for CCSS

Is your district in need of a new material for integrated high school math courses? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning’s Big Ideas Integrated Math.

Big Ideas Integrated Math is a comprehensive high school math program, available in print and digital formats.  The design of the material is consistent with the Common Core’s Integrated Pathways and is provided in three levels. Each of the three courses integrates instruction in algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics at increasingly complex levels. Big Ideas Integrated Mathorganizes instruction around major topics in mathematics, such as solving linear equations or parallel and perpendicular lines.

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New Product: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Literature for High School ELA (CCSS)

New Product: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Literature for High School ELA (CCSS)

Are your teachers ready for new ELA materials for high school?  Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Literature.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Literature is a comprehensive literacy program that supports English language arts instruction for grades 9 through 12. Content is available in print and digital formats. Instruction develops students’ reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking skills with learning activities that provide numerous opportunities and structures for effective group and partner work.

Into Literature integrates reading and writing instruction. The program provides an abundance of high-quality, thought provoking reading selections.  Text sets for each unit correlate to numerous themes and topics. Formal writing instruction occurs at the end of units and generally serves as a culminating task.

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