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New Product: IXL Learning for Social Studies

New Product: IXL Learning for Social Studies

Is your district looking for a digital program to provide personalized social studies practice? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of IXL Learning’s 6th Grade Social Studies.

IXL Learning is a supplemental online program providing content for grades PK-12 that includes language arts, math, social studies, and science. Learning List recently reviewed the social studies content for grade 6, which provides social studies practice problems and explanations. The program intends to offer a personalized learning experience to meet students’ individual learning needs.

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New Product: Savvas’ Elevate Science for NGSS

New Product: Savvas’ Elevate Science for NGSS

Does your district need instructional materials to support K-8 implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Savvas’ (formerly Pearson) Elevate Science.

Savvas’ (formerly Pearson) Elevate Science is a comprehensive science program for grades K-8. Materials are available in print and online. The program focuses on providing student-centered, three-dimensional learning. Elevate supports the development of critical and analytical thinking while developing literacy skills and an interest in STEM related activities.

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New Product: Agile Mind Texas Mathematics

New Product: Agile Mind Texas Mathematics

Is your district looking for mathematics materials to support blended learning? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Agile Mind Texas Mathematics for grades 6-8.

Agile Mind’s Texas Mathematics is a comprehensive math program for students in grades 6-8. The program enables students to interact with content in a variety of ways while addressing individual learning needs. The material is available in print and digital forms, and is intended to support TEKS-based instruction.

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How Can Instructional Materials Support Growth Mindset?

How Can Instructional Materials Support Growth Mindset?

Growth Mindset, a term coined by Carol Dweck, addresses the beliefs and resulting actions that people have about learning. People with a growth mindset believe that their abilities, intelligence levels, and skills will improve over time and as a result of effort. They believe they can learn.

Much of what is written about growth mindset and the strategies to develop it focuses on pedagogy. While establishing a growth mindset culture in the classroom is primarily dependent on the teacher’s behavior, expectations and instruction, the design and contents of the instructional materials can also support or hinder the development of growth mindset.

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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 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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