Britannica Expedition: Learn

The Ultimate Passport to Academic Achievement

Cultivate Curiosity with Reading-Infused Lessons and Teacher-Friendly Tools

– 2023 –

– 2023 –

What is Expedition: Learn?

Empower educators and districts through standards-aligned, interdisciplinary science and social studies lessons and transformative, data-driven teacher supports.

This award-winning platform blends evidence-based practices with engaging learning experiences for grades 3-5 and 6-8 to raise student achievement and efficiently utilize district resources by providing differentiated instruction and learning opportunities aligned to grade-level standards.

Content-rich, standards-aligned, and ready-made lessons

Flexible reading with four Lexile levels in over 100 languages

Engaging and trusted Britannica videos, images, and text

Explicit, embedded Teacher Toolkits with scaffolded lessons

How does Expedition: Learn work?

Each digital lesson offers a four-stage guided journey towards discovery, literacy building, and understanding.

Spark student interest and curiosity by introducing enriching lesson topics, activities, and key terms grounded in the Science of Reading framework.

Build understanding with topic deep dives and enhance reading comprehension with trusted articles and accommodate different reading abilities with four Lexile reading levels.

Connect learning and critical thinking with adaptable content that guides students to draw inferences and conclusions and appeals to their unique interests, experiences, and knowledge.

Learn more with additional Britannica resources that explore interconnected science and social studies content to accelerate inquiry-based learning, reinforce important concepts, and intrigue students to dive deeper.

Analyze Progress with Teacher Tools

Differentiate instruction and address learning gaps with real-time, data-driven reporting, and save time with expansive Teacher Toolkits with implementation guides and scaffolded lessons.

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Connect with a Britannica team member to get a custom quote for your school or district to access Expedition: Learn today!

How does Expedition: Learn help?

Elevates subject-matter literacy in grades 6-8 with standards-aligned science and social studies to enrich subject-matter understanding and bolster literacy.

Empowers teachers to provide explicit instruction with data-driven reports and an embedded Teacher Toolkit and Implementation Guides.

Fosters holistic development in grades 3-5 by streamlining science, social studies, and literacy integration with lessons that meet state and national standards.

Differentiates learning with enriching, leveled articles that build Science of Reading components and translations in over 100 languages.

Enables educators to simply manage lessons in one centralized hub to assignments, monitor deadlines, and stay organized with class-specific details.

Enrich Your Curriculum

Seamlessly assign content-rich lessons and guide student progress with LMS integration, rostering capabilities and data-driven, real-time reporting tools.

Discover Access and Integration

With easy access and integration, Expedition: Learn offers a single-click sign-on solution, ensuring the readiness of teachers, students, and staff.

Expedition: Learn! Teacher Toolkits

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Expedition: Learn! Scope & Sequence

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View the available lessons for elementary and middle school science and social studies

Expedition: Learn! Reading Levels

Choose between 4 reading levels to meet the needs of every learner

Expedition: Learn! Spark Video

Each Expedition: Learn! Lesson begins with a video to spark students’ interest in the topic


Britannica Expedition: Learn!

Ignite the spark of curiosity and accelerate learning

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