Speak Agent helps students develop both science content knowledge and language together.

Overview

Speak Agent is a research-based digital teaching tool that accelerates learning the core content and concepts. Just 30 minutes of use per week has been shown to accelerate STEM and ELA concept mastery by 210%. Speak Agent consists of easy-to-implement modules that are tailored to fit your scope, sequence, and pacing. They also align to NGSS, TEKS, NY Next Generation Science Standards, and Florida NGSSS and are offered in multiple languages. Each module consists of digital lessons and interactive learning activities that integrate reading texts with the language needed to understand it.

Toolkit Description

Speak Agent Science supports mastery of complex science concepts by providing language scaffolds, increasing student engagement, and delivering tools that make teachers more effective with content and language integration. The science stories and other reading passages in Speak Agent serve as a learning point for classroom discourse. The writing and speaking activities capture student work samples in a digital portfolio, providing actionable data. Speak Agent also supports dual-language and multi-language science programs.

Science Modules Available

Speak Agent currently offers science modules for grades K-1, grades 2-3 and middle grades:

Grades K-1 Science

Topics covered:

  • Weather: Watching the Weather and Characteristics of Seasons
  • Forces and Magnetism
  • Shapes, Colors, and Textures
  • Materials
  • Properties of Objects
  • Motion
  • Energy: Light, Sound, and Heat
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Cycles
  • Objects in the Sky
  • Air All Around Us
  • Observable Patterns: Day and Night

Grades 2-3 Science

Topics covered:

  • Properties of Matter
  • Energy
  • Force and Motion
  • Earth Materials and Natural Resources
  • Investigating the Natural World
  • Weather and Weather Safety
  • Patterns of Change: Weather
  • The Water Cycle
  • Observing the Sky
  • The Solar System
  • Characteristics of Living Organisms
  • Structures and Functions of Organisms
  • Life Cycles
  • Organisms and Environment
  • Ecosystems

Middle-Grade Science

Topics covered:

  • Ecology: Ecosystems, Biomes, and Food & Energy Relationships
  • Energy: Matter & Energy and Force
  • Water: The Water Cycle and Oceans
  • Geology: Earth's Interior, Plate Tectonics, and The Rock Cycle

Other Grade Levels

Speak Agent can produce tailor-made modules for any K-12 grade level upon request. Please schedule a call with us to discuss your area of interest!