When students are given the chance to think and act like historians, they develop the active analytical skills they’ll need to succeed in college, career, and civic life. Into Social Studies explores the past and present, inviting learners to tackle challenging questions about our global community while providing teachers with the tools they need to meet new academic standards with limited class time.
Putting high-quality content in the hands of students from the earliest years empowers them with the choice to discover information that captivates them and fuels their love of learning.
Thrilling, relatable material delivered in a unique, accessible format ensures every student is motivated to learn more across a wide selection of grade-level topics.
Bite-sized content introduces a new experience each day, using vivid imagery and specific objectives to achieve content acquisition.
Hands-on activities with every lesson help students continuously process information, whether they’re creating skits, making posters, or “interviewing” historical figures.
Ed, the HMH learning platform is a system that personalizes the classroom experience, helping teachers create assignments and survey performance with ease while engaging students with intuitive content pathways.
Easy access to HMH In The News and HMHfyi gives students a taste of history in the making, with articles for all reading levels, videos, and resources.
Digital magazines include content and audio in both Spanish and English, encouraging all students to dive into material more fully.
Students engage in an immersive learning experience with HMH Field Trips powered by Google Expeditions. Send students to cultural and historical landmarks all without leaving the classroom. This fully interactive technology shows students the places where stories became history.
The Teacher’s Guide offers scaffolded English Language Support and suggestions for keeping the whole class engaged with content, differentiation, and collaboration.
Objectives meet social studies content, ELA, and ELD standards, while scaffolded ELD support and flexible content integration help ensure every student is poised to advance.
Differentiated instruction tools build a strong knowledge base and promote effective expression for learners of every level, from struggling to advanced.
Connect feature helps teachers link social studies content to other disciplines and students’ everyday lives, allowing learners to broaden their horizons.
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Family Room—a family-friendly part of the Ed learning platform—supports diverse learning environments and makes at-home learning more manageable for families and caregivers by providing equitable, on-demand resources to help support their children.
Inform and engage elementary students with a comprehensive, one-stop information hub for Election 2020, including age-appropriate readers’ theater scripts, presidential biographies, activities, and more.
Sign up for free monthly articles, activities, and current events to be used in your classroom today. Every month you’ll have access to standards-based lessons and classroom resources to build cultural awareness, media literacy, and a deeper understanding of significant historical figures and events.
Connect with free multimedia resources.
Foundational skills incorporate both reading and social studies, while related activities in math, economics and visual arts expand learning across disciplines
Language X-Ray feature in the Teacher’s Guide integrates ELD support by guiding students through language, genre, idioms and cultural references
Concept maps and anticipation guides help students focus on meaning, form and content
Vocabulary Networks help students understand word concepts as they uncover relationships between word pairings like synonyms, collocations and alternate meanings
Previewing exercises and vocabulary games identify and teach both academic and domain-specific vocabulary