Program Overview of Miller & Levine Biology

The respected author team of Ken Miller and Joe Levine are back with a new edition to inspire students to interact with trusted and up-to-date biology content. Ken and Joe’s unique storytelling writing style is still present with even more focus on written and visual analogies. Engaging inquiry opportunities, checkpoints to ensure content mastery, and an increased correlation between print and digital products have been added to this edition to ensure you have everything you need for your classroom!

 

Personalized Options - Support for Every Type of Classroom

Foundations Series

A great option for low-level and inclusion classrooms, with digital support. Authors Ken Miller and Joe Levine deliver the same trusted, relevant content in more accessible ways! Written at a lower grade level with a reduced page count, the text offers additional embedded reading support to make biology come alive for struggling learners. Foundations for Learning reading strategies provide the tools to make content accessible for all your students.

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Joe Levine discusses how this new Biology program addresses the needs of a student population with different learning styles and rates

Core Edition

A more concise textbook and a complete online program offer you a more environmentally friendly way to teach biology. The Core Edition, which covers the general high school biology curriculum, is supported by premium digital content PLUS—including author updates, online virtual labs, and the ability for students to create their own video clips. These ground-breaking online resources allow full flexibility of scope and sequence to meet your standards!

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Ken Miller discusses Miller & Levine Biology over the years and how it has brought them to write this new program.

The Next Generation of Digital Instruction

Serving as the digital offering of the entire program, offing cutting-edge digital instruction with a seamless transition from the textbook. A complete Teacher Center allows instructors one easy-to-access forum to plan lessons, view an online Teacher’s Edition, edit worksheets and tests, assign homework, and assess and remediate with the classroom management and assessment tools.

The Student Center offers students an online forum in which they can access their entire Biology course. Students can view and complete assignments, master vocabulary and concepts with games and activities, prepare for testing with study guides, watch engaging videos, and complete online tests that include remediation.

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Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program utilizes the internet and the world wide web

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Ken Miller discusses multimedia and online support for the new Biology Program

Big Ideas

In the Student Edition and Workbooks: Each chapter starts with a Big Idea Question that ties together with the main concept of the chapter. These Big Ideas pose direct questions that students will answer throughout the chapter in order to create a persistant learning-strategy strand that enables them to master the main concepts of the chapter.

Students are prompted at the beginning of the chapter with a Big Idea question, then are asked to apply the Big Idea concept to review questions in Lesson Assessments, and finally are asked to relate the Big Idea to their end-of-chapter review in their study guide, chapter assessment, and even in solving the Chapter Mystery.

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Ken Miller discusses features and aspects of the new Biology Program

Games and Activities

As part of chapter review, students can access numerous activities to help them master key chapter vocabulary.

Vocabulary Games can be in one of three formats: a crossword puzzle, flashcards, or a match game. By completing these activities, students are able to assess their vocabulary knowledge in a fun and engaging way!

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Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program is designed to be interesting, relevant, and engaging

Chapter Mysteries

In the textbook: Every chapter in the textbook begins with a highly-engaging Chapter Mystery that aligns to Big Idea of the chapter and concepts introduced in the lessons. Students are asked to read a real-world example of a mystery and follow clues throughout the chapter in an effort to solve the mystery.  . These Chapter Mysteries provide students with an opportunity to become science sleuths, while also mastering the Big Idea of each chapter.

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Joe Levine discusses the involvement of Untamed Science within the new Biology program