Magruder’s American Government Interactive is for grades 9-12 is a print and digital student-centered program with robust teacher support. Magruder’s American Government Interactive focuses on engaging students by connecting headlines to students’ lives today, a foundation of inquiry-based learning, engaging digital activities, and more.
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Yes! Magruder’s American Government Interactive is designed to constantly provide you with the latest information about American government. The Realize Digital Course contains resources like Current Connections digital activities which use real-world data for student analysis. Case Study Connections bring the headlines into the classroom and inspire students to deepen their understanding of world’s current issues and events. Your student edition is designed to be a foundational resource, so it will never be out of date.
Magruder’s American Government Interactive is built on the C3 Framework for inquiry in social studies. Each topic and lesson follows the Connect-Investigate-Synthesize-Demonstrate learning model. You will also find the Quest Topic Inquiry, which contains project-based assessment such as civic discussion, document-based writing, or a team project. The teacher’s edition also includes active classroom strategies, which are low-prep, high impact ways to add inquiry into your classroom.
Magruder’s American Government Interactive contains lesson summaries at two different reading levels. You will find them in the Realize Digital Course. The Realize Reader eText contains a leveled lesson summary with audio at point of use within each lesson. Topic Tests are also delivered at three different levels - on-level, above-level, and below-level. In addition, content is delivered to students in a variety of ways, so teachers can assign lesson flipped video summaries (each is 2-5 minutes long) to visual and auditory learners.
Magruder’s American Government Interactive digital courseware on Savvas Realize™ includes robust digital tools that give teachers flexibility to use a digital, print, or blended format in their classrooms. Teachers can customize the program to rearrange content, upload their own content, add links to online media, and edit resources and assessments. Program-specific resources, flexible agnostic resources, and assessments are available in one location for easy lesson planning and presentation. Click here to sign up for a demo.