Teaching middle school social studies in the 1:1 classroom has never been more engaging, impactful, and cost-effective.
Exploros, the 1:1 device classroom platform, introduces the OER Florida Middle School Social Studies Collection. These NGSSS aligned, teacher-guided learning experiences address core World History, Civics and US History curriculum. Read a recent case study to see how this curriculum dramatically improved state test scores.
- Maria Carmona, Teacher, Weslaco, TX
Full year Courses are organized into Units, which are organized into 40-minute classroom Learning Experiences.
The sixth-grade World History Course contains learning experiences that address all the NGSSS Social Studies Standards.
Foundations of Geography and History
Foundations of Civics, Government, and Economics
Early Humans and the Agricultural Revolution
Ancient Egypt and the Israelites
Ancient India and Ancient China
Islamic and African Civilizations
Medieval Europe, Renaissance, and Reformation
An Era of Revolution
The seventh-grade Civics Course contains learning experiences that address all the NGSSS Social Studies Standards.
Geography of the United States
Americans, Citizenship & Government
The Federal Government
State and Local Governments
The Citizen and Government
The Citizen and Society
The Great Depression and World War II
The American Economy
The eighth-grade U.S. History Course contains learning experiences that address all the NGSSS Social Studies Standards. Each Unit listed below contains about 15 class-length learning experiences.
The Revolutionary Era
The U.S. Constitution
The Early Republic
The Age of Jackson and Westward Expansion
Life Before the Civil War
The Civil War
The Reconstruction Era
- John Garlic, Principal, Beatriz G. Garza Middle School, Weslaco, TX
Students collaboratively brainstorm, work in small groups, complete concept maps, and take quizzes.