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New Product: Voyager Sopris Learning’s Voyager Passport for TEKS

New Product: Voyager Sopris Learning’s Voyager Passport for TEKS

Does your district have students who would benefit from teacher-led reading intervention? Take a look at Learning List’s review of Voyager Passport published by Voyager Sopris Learning.

Voyager Passport is a teacher-led reading intervention for students with reading challenges. The materials are available in both print and digital formats. The digital materials mirror the print materials. The goal of the program is to help students develop the skills and strategies they need to be on-grade-level readers.

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New Product: Fast ForWord®

New Product: Fast ForWord®

Scientific Learning’s Fast ForWord® K12 is a digitally-based reading intervention program for students in grades K-12. It is comprised of two primary components, Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant Plus. The purpose of the program is to support the development of foundational literacy skills and is intended for students who are struggling readers.

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New Product Review: Edmentum’s Study Island

New Product Review: Edmentum’s Study Island

Does your district need a digital program to supplement core instruction? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Edmentum’s Study Island.  

Edmentum’s Study Island is a digital, supplemental program designed to support student learning in the four core subjects for students in grades K-12. Learning List recently published reviews of the content for grade 8 social studies and grade 7 and 8 ELA; reviews of Study Island content for other subjects and grade levels were published previously.  

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3 Ways to Use Our Reviews and Tools to Facilitate Your Adoption

Learning List’s editorial reviews reflect feedback from multiple Learning List reviewers. Our reviewers are highly qualified, experienced state educators who are certified to teach the courses and have experience teaching the standards of the products they review. Each editorial review aggregates feedback from multiple reviewers, as well as from Learning List’s Director of Editorial Review, who verifies the reviewers’ observations and adds additional information from her own reviews of the material. 

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New Product: Maneuvering the Middle for TEKS

New Product: Maneuvering the Middle for TEKS

Do your teachers need new middle school math resources? Take a look at Learning List’s review of Maneuvering the Middle.

Maneuvering the Middle is a set of print-based math resources for students in grades 6-8. The resources are organized on the Maneuvering the Middle website. The organization and structure of the material make it easy to use and implement. Materials include unit overviews, pacing calendars, guided notes, handouts, and a variety of activities and tests, organized by topic into eleven units. Most of the material is provided as printable PDF documents.

Unit overviews provide guidance and tips for teachers, but a comprehensive teacher edition is not provided. Students work through numerous practice problems and participate in activities that allow them to develop their skills while working in collaborative groups. The material also includes three performance tasks.

Learning List has conducted a standard-by-standard alignment analysis and a review of the quality of instruction delivered by this material. Read Learning List’s alignment review to understand the extent to which the material is aligned to the 7th grade math TEKS and our editorial review to learn whether the material adequately supports the specific learning needs of all students.

To learn more about this product and thousands more PreK-12 instructional materials, contact Learning List for subscription information.

About Maneuvering the Middle*

Maneuvering the Middle is an education blog with valuable tips for lesson planning, classroom technology, and math concepts in the middle school classroom. The Maneuvering the Middle curriculum was designed by teachers who struggled to find resources that engaged their students and met the standards. So they designed their own and changed the culture of their classrooms.

*Information in this section is provided by or adapted from Maneuvering the Middle.

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New Product Review: Learning Farm Mathematics

New Product Review: Learning Farm Mathematics

Is your district looking for a supplemental math program to support skill development and remediation in middle school? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Learning Farm.

Learning Farm is a supplemental online program that provides instruction and adaptive practice activities to support students’ learning of the TEKS for mathematics, English language arts and reading, and science for students in grades K-8. Learning List recently reviewed the mathematics content for grades 6-8.

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