Speak Agent Science helps students in grades K-8 to develop both science content knowledge and language together.

Overview

Speak Agent is a research-based digital teaching platform 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 Science 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.

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 Science currently offers modules for grades K-2, grades 3-5 and grades 6-8.

Grades K-2 Science

Topics covered:

  • Weather Observation
  • Weather Safety
  • Characteristics of Seasons
  • Forces and Magnetism
  • Motion
  • Energy: Light, Sound, and Heat
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Matter
  • Properties of Objects
  • Shapes, Colors, and Textures
  • Materials
  • Natural Resources
  • Water and Soil
  • Products from Resources
  • Observing the Sky
  • Air All Around Us
  • Observable Patterns: Day and Night
  • Cycles
  • Characteristics of Living Organisms
  • Organisms and Environment

Grades 3-5 Science

Topics covered:

  • Properties of Matter
  • Physical Properties
  • Mixtures
  • Energy and Its Forms
  • Force and Motion
  • The Natural World
  • Natural Resources
  • The Changing Earth
  • The Solar System
  • Patterns of the Sun, Earth, and Moon
  • Weather and Weather Patterns
  • The Water Cycle
  • Ecosystems
  • Energy Flow in Living Systems
  • Structures and Functions of Organisms
  • Behaviors of Organisms
  • Life Cycles
  • Fossils and Environments
  • Student-Designed Investigations

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!