Changing the way Texas students experience social studies by delivering compelling content enriched with streaming video, virtual field trips, and interactive features, we’re connecting students to social studies through experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable.

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Grades 6–8

Contemporary World Studies: People, Places, and Societies, Texas Edition

Written to align with the Grade 6 TEKS, it helps give students comprehensive coverage of the curriculum. It provides the tools to create a richer understanding of the world today and the people and societies that populate it. The program motivates students with lively features rich in the relevance of world geography.

Texas History
Provides the tools to create a richer understanding of Texas’s past and its impact today. The program motivates students with lively features rich in the relevance of Texas history and is written to align with the Grade 7 TEKS to help give students comprehensive coverage of the curriculum.

United States History: Early Colonial Period Through Reconstruction, Texas Edition
Written to align with the Grade 8 TEKS, it helps give students comprehensive coverage of the curriculum and prepares them for the end-of-course assessment. With integrated social studies skills, such as map reading, research, geography, and civic participation, students gain a richer understanding of America’s past.

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Grades 9–12

World Geography, Texas Edition
A highly integrated program, it aligns to the Grade 9 TEKS and gives students comprehensive coverage of the curriculum to prepare them for the end-of-course assessment. The program captures students’ attention with engaging visuals and challenges them to make geographic comparisons and connections. Students are encouraged to explore current geographic issues to show the relevance of geography to current events.

World History, Texas Edition
Written to align with the Grade 10 TEKS, it helps give students comprehensive coverage of the curriculum and prepares them for the end-of-course assessment. World History features interactive content to create a richer understanding of the past and its impact on today. This program exposes students to primary sources and requires students to analyze a variety of perspectives and investigate key historical topics.

 

The Americans: United States History Since 1877, Texas Edition
This highly integrated Grade 11 American history curriculum was developed just for Texas and prepares students for the end-of-course assessment. This program provides teachers with a practical and motivational approach to teaching American history and to helping students think critically and reflectively.

 

United States Government: Principles in Practice
Designed to balance the need to cover key, standards-based government topics and motivate students to learn, it provides an innovative program that actively involves students in the learning process with a well-structured narrative that ensures students will understand and apply principles of government.

 

Economics: Concepts and Choices
Economics: Concepts and Choices
 uses a concept-driven and interactive approach to develop economic literacy. It uses real-world examples, frequent concept application, and continuous updating to ensure that students and teachers stay abreast of the very latest economics news and information.

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Electives

Psychology: Principles in Practice
Combining a highly visual approach with comprehensive coverage of introductory psychology concepts, it includes information on psychological issues treated in a manner appropriate for high school students.

Sociology: The Study of Human Relationships
Provides relevant, standards-based content that encourages critical thinking and analysis of current issues. Interactive digital resources engage students in learning key concepts.

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