If you’re a Canvas® LMS user, pilot one of our programs between now and the end of the semester for free!
With end of term testing just weeks away, WorldView is offering schools free unlimited access to one of our social studies products via Canvas® at no cost through the end of this school year. Our interactive workbook-style programs can be used as your digital textbook, as a supplementary aid in class, as a test prep tool, or for credit recovery.
All WorldView titles can be seamlessly embedded into your on-line Canvas® courses utilizing a single sign-on. Canvas® tracking remains fully operational. Just contact WorldView for a Consumer key and Shared Secret of the title of your choosing.
Each student receives a personal account with access to the entire WorldView product. Our comprehensive programs include hundreds of writing activities, thousands of test or study questions, and a plethora of resource material: biographies, chronologies, glossaries, original source documents, and much, much, more.
Visit our website, www.worldviewsoftware.com, for more information on all our social studies titles. (If you’re not a Canvas® user, contact us for a regular product preview.)
Use the answers to the “Questions for Thought” in the overview as a note-taking guided exercise.
New for 2017, WorldView Software’s U.S. Government: An Interactive Approach has new resources for learning more about how judges and justices makes decisions.
The overview of Chapter 11: The Judiciary contains a new discussion of the doctrine of originalism, along with ancillary factual and conceptual questions and glossary terms that support learning and assessment:
Use a video capture tool like Recap for formative assessment: have students describe the readings in their own words, using the Questions for Thought as prompts.
New for 2017, WorldView Software’s U.S. Government: An Interactive Approach has new resources for learning more about the president of the United States.
Chapter 9: The Presidency has a new image with introduction and questions called Graph: Executive Orders, which shows the use of these orders in comparison by president from FDR through Obama:
Chapter 9: The Presidency also has an updated overview and revised conceptual questions that reflect President Trump’s use of social media, and new glossary terms (which are linked from their context in the overview).
Use our databank of study questions in a polling service such as in Google Classroom to do quick mid-stream assessments.
New for 2017, WorldView Software’s U.S. Government: An Interactive Approach has resources for learning about how to distinguish real news from fake.
Chapter 5: The Media overview section “Newer Media” has been updated to discuss the propaganda phenomenon, with corresponding factual and conceptual questions for assessment as well as additional vocabulary terms in the glossary.
And that’s not all! The Tutorial: Social Media has been updated to include information on how to evaluate news articles, including the handy flowchart from the Featured Image for instant appraisal (this updated tutorial is also available in American History II: Reconstruction to the Present).
Finally, the Graph: Primary Sources of News has been updated to show how online news sources overtook other mediums:
Art images can be used to discuss the differences between visual and textual sources.
We are very pleased to announce that WorldView Software has been fully integrated with Canvas® from Instructure, Inc.! Canvas® is an easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place.
Use your Canvas® account to access our award-winning apps:
You can now find us through the EduAppCenter, which is maintained by Canvas®. We are also accessible from within Canvas® as an external app. A consumer key and sharedsecret (password) are required for access.
Canvas® is the fastest-growing open online learning management system (LMS) in K-12 — it’s even been selected by North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction as a tool teachers throughout the state can use to collaborate. If you’re in NC, our programs World History A & B, American History I & II, and U.S. Government with Economics are fully correlated to state standards and have been approved for use as both textbooks and supplements.
Canvas® LMS + WorldView content = learning!
Art images are a great way to introduce units: use them to generate questions on all sorts of topics!