Updated test prep for AP U.S. government and politics exam
Shmoop's AP U.S. Government and Politics test prep familiarizes students with the 2019 redesign of the course and exam. It includes guides on new question formats, core disciplinary practices, required foundational documents, required Supreme Court court cases and newly-specified course content.
Platform leverages technology to empower English-language teaching
Aiming to build a new English language learning model, the intelligent learning platform includes the Rise Teacher teacher-end app and the Rise+ parent-end app. With access to RISE's online tutoring tools, the platform can facilitate efficient communication, including the ability for teachers to post videos and photos of classes.
Reimagining math and science with new core classes
Reveal Math for grades 6 through 12 will be available in fall 2019, followed by the release of the K5 edition. Inspire Science will be available for K12 classroom implementation beginning in fall 2019. Additionally, Inspire Science Collaboration Kits for grades K8 help make planning easier for hands-on time so teachers can focus on the curriculum.
You Choose Books now offered on Amazon Alexa
Capstone is working with Amazon Alexa to offer its You Choose Books on Alexa-enabled devices. The project launches with a library of 50 You Choose Adventures titles for ages 8-12, from global discovery and space exploration to extreme sports and epic history.
New distributor chosen for middle and high school math curriculum
Illustrative Mathematics is partnering with Kendall Hunt Publishing Company to be its exclusive distributor of its IM Certified digital curriculum. Kendall Hunt customers will have access to IM 6–8 Math as an open educational resource along with high school curriculum such as Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2 Math courses.
Curriculum to combat serious concerns facing middle schoolers
The Digital Citizenship Curriculum for grades 6–8, available for free to all schools through the Common Sense Education platform, takes on the authentic concerns that students face in their lives, giving them the skills they need to succeed as digital learners and leaders. The concerns include sexting, tech addiction, cyberbullying and more.
New high school computer science curriculum launched
Carnegie Mellon University's free, online curriculum for high school students helps instructors teach programming skills using graphics and animations. Now being piloted in 40 schools, the Computer Science Academy's CS1 will be available for general use this fall, free of charge.