HMH AP® & Electives Social Studies

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Inspire critical thinkers and active citizens

Prepare students for college and career with the tools they need to think critically and the rigor they need to grow. With HMH's exclusive partnership with Wiley, students will have access to the same authoritative content used on college campuses with features developed specifically for Advanced Placement® courses and exams.


The research is clear. Advanced courses foster student success. Prepare emerging adults for a successful transition to college with broad access to advanced-level courses.

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Proven Content

Excite and challenge students with time-tested content and innovative pedagogy delivered by renowned classroom and research thought leaders, including Dr. Erin Fouberg, Dr. Alexander Murphy, and Karen Huffman.

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Equal Access

Authoritative text is augmented by illustrations, examples, and purposeful student activities to accommodate diverse skills and interests and ensure a deep understanding of concepts and their real-world applications.

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Purposeful Technology

Every program is enhanced by a full suite of digital assets, including elements such as videos, tutorials, and problem-solving practice that measure each student's progress in real time.

Student and Teacher Experiences

Whether teaching online or in classroom, HMH Advanced Placement & Electives offers the tools and support necessary to challenge students to succeed on the AP exam or prepare for college and career. Aid each student’s journey across all social studies subjects with an integrated set of solutions, providing value for teachers and students in a variety of ways.

Streamline instruction & support student success

Course materials are delivered in an organized way, allowing students to stay focused and spend more time on analysis and understanding.

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Encourage online support with notetaking tools that allow students to highlight and annotate online text.

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Online teacher materials are available for all AP&E courses, integrating materials such as test banks, presentations, and other primary sources.

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Human Geography for the AP® Course

Human Geography for the AP® Course teaches students about the diversity of people, places, and cultures. While preparing students for course and exam success, this rigorous program offers critical insights into global, regional, national, and local issues. The integration of Threshold Concepts helps students to think geographically.

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Visualizing Human Geography

With thrilling content, Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World, Third Edition prompts students to move beyond memorization and see human geography as a dynamic and growing science. Photographs, maps, and illustrations bring the colorful diversity of human cultures, political systems, and migration to life.

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Understanding World Regional Geography

Understanding World Regional Geography is designed to teach students to think geographically so they can continue to apply geographic concepts long after the course is over. Students learn to read cultural and physical landscapes, ask geographic questions, and make geographic connections.

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Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts

Since its first appearance, Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts has consistently broken new ground in the interpretation and teaching of world regional geography. The authors look at the ways people have organized their living space and adapted to changing social and environmental circumstances ranging from globalization to climate change.

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Psychology in Action

Psychology in Action fosters student success through active learning, prompting students to think critically and engage with materials. With new pedagogical aids, students examine their own learning strengths and apply concepts to their everyday lives. Features like “Grit and a Growth Mindset” and “Personal and Professional Success” motivate students to do their best and develop habits for future success.

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Economics & Personal Finance

Economics: Theory and Practice

Economics: Theory and Practice introduces students to basic economic concepts, institutions, relationships, and terminology. Flexible in approach, teacher-friendly in structure, and student-friendly in language, this curriculum contains essential coverage of both microeconomics and macroeconomics in any sequence. The program can be used for an honors course.

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Introduction to Personal Finance

Introduction to Personal Finance: Beginning Your Financial Journey empowers students to make strategic financial decisions and provides them with tools to secure a strong foundation for the future. Using engaging visuals and a modular approach, instructors can easily customize their course to topics that matter most to their students.

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Related Solutions

Explore AP&E programs in every subject.

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HMH Advanced Placement & Electives

See our complete AP&E offerings, which deepen student understanding of critical concepts and their real-world applications.

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HMH Social Studies

Our core solution for Grades 6–12 encourages students to dig deep into the past, ask questions, and think critically about the future.

News & Events

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