World History

1st Choice Recommended

World History and Geography (2018)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Print Edition ISBNs:

  • Student (2018): 978-0-07-668386-4
  • Teacher (2018): 978-0-07-668387-1

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  • Partnerships with BBC/Learn360
  • Based on Understanding by Design
  • Utilizes LearnSmart®, an adaptive study tool
  • Multilingual glossary (digital)
  • Easy access of Spanish language texts (digital)
  • Planning and pacing guide
  • Extensive resource library including primary source library, simulations, edtechteacher, Inquiry Journal
  • Interactive and printable maps (digital)
  • Ability to adjust Lexile reading levels
  • Editable teacher resources
  • Student edition PDF printout
  • Embedded world religions and geography skills handbooks
  • Includes extensive differentiated instruction tools
  • Online assessment center
  • Strong focus on geography
  • Concern: Assessment question banks do not export to third-party assessment software i.e. ExamView

2nd Choice Recommended

World History (2018)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Print Edition ISBNs:

  • Student (2018): 978-0-544-66822-5
  • Teacher (2018): 978-0-544-91556-5

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  • Excellent interactive maps and charts (digital)
  • Partnerships with Maps.com, Google Expedition, and Channel One
  • Videos with History.com available as clips and full length
  • Digital graphic organizer/note-taking
  • Well-organized student/teacher resources
  • Visually appealing
  • Audio/read-along highlights
  • Spiral-bound teacher’s edition in multiple volumes
  • Online document-based investigations
  • Student edition PDF printout
  • Multimedia connections integrated in each module
  • Editable slide presentations
  • Immediate feedback on student reading checks (online)
  • Concerns: Textbook lacks yearly/semester pacing guide, online and print lesson assessments differ, limited ability to edit teacher resources, and assessment question banks do not export to third-party assessment software i.e. ExamView

3rd Choice Recommended

World History (2016)

Publisher: Pearson

Print Edition ISBNs:

  • Student (2016): 978-0-13-330702-3
  • Teacher (2016): 978-0-13-332856-1

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  • Excellent interactive maps and charts (digital)
  • Partnerships with OpenEd, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Civic Action Project, and NBC Learn
  • Ability to edit assessments online and with ExamView
  • Project-based learning modules
  • Organizable digital note-taking
  • Well-organized student/teacher resources
  • Teacher designed content can be added to Topics (chapters)
  • Visually appealing
  • Editable slide presentations
  • Concerns: Music enrichment activities limited to hip-hop style and text appears to be at a low reading level