Posts Tagged "Social Studies"

New Products: Edgenuity’s United States Government, Economics, and World History Studies

New Products: Edgenuity’s United States Government, Economics, and World History Studies

Is your district looking for additional courses for online instruction? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Edgenuity’s United States Government, Economics, and World History Studies.

Edgenuity’s United States Government, Economics, and World History Studies are comprehensive, online courses that support instruction in blended learning and self-paced environments. Video-based lessons focus on developing students’ understanding of social studies topics, such as the Cradle of Civilization and the importance of Constitutional rights.

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New Product: Social Studies Success U.S. History

New Product: Social Studies Success U.S. History

Are you looking for a resource to support social studies instruction for grade 8? Take a look at Learning List’s review of Social Studies Success-U.S. History.

Social Studies Success-U.S. History is a set of materials designed to support the grade 8 U.S. History course in Texas. The primary purpose of the material is to provide TEKS-based instruction that includes examination of primary sources and content-based readings, as well as integration of the process standards.

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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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New Product Review: MPO Solutions’ Freedom Run

Learning List recently reviewed MPO Solutions’ Freedom Run® which is a supplemental product designed to help Texas students in grade 8 prepare for the social studies STAAR test. This digital product includes two online game-style student apps. Teacher resources are available online with downloadable components.

Freedom Run organizes content in five units that address facts about U.S. history from the establishment of the first colonies (e.g., 1492) through reconstruction (e.g., 1877). Units consist of three or four chapters. Each chapter contains a set of short, topically organized lessons that feature a summary statement followed by a list of historical facts. At the end of each lesson in the student edition, icons direct students to the practices, videos, and additional activities the apps.

To support ELL students, the product is available in English and Spanish. The videos are narrated in both languages, without closed-captioning. Both versions of the student app allow students to select English or Spanish. [Read more…]

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New Product Reviews: Sirius STAAR Preparation and Practice Products

 

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Sirius Education Solutions provides supplemental test-preparation products that help Texas middle school and high school students prepare for STAAR exams. Content is available in print format. Learning List recently reviewed the following Sirius products:

  • U.S. History EOC [end-of-course exam]: STAAR Preparation and Practice (high school)
  • English I EOC All-in-One STAAR Preparation and Practice: Reading/Writing
  • English II EOC All-in-One STAAR Preparation and Practice: Reading/Writing
  • Algebra I EOC: STAAR Readiness Review and Practice

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