Crossroads Connect is constructed to be interactive and encourage inquiry from students in the classroom about our local Indiana history. Our cloud-based text is accessible from desktop computers and mobile devices encouraging flexibility and interactivity for Indiana Social Studies teachers and students alike. All you need to access our materials is an internet connection and device.
Crossroads Connect 4th grade Indiana social studies textbook is designed to deliver an engaging educational experience aligned with Indiana State standards. We know that meeting state requirements is at the top of everyone’s minds when it comes to classroom materials. At its core, Crossroads Connect is created to meet the Indiana state requirements.
The readings are interspersed with informative videos which display historical sites, reenactments, and interviews with academic professionals. These features alongside our rich historical text provide fourth graders with a learning tool that is both interactive and informative.
Crossroads Connect is a 4th grade Indiana social studies textbook designed to deliver an engaging educational experience aligned with Indiana State standards on everything from iPads to laptops, and from Chromebooks to cell phones. In a research study, 72% of students said, “I wish more of my classes used this kind of learning material” (Cassady, 2014).
Crossroads Connect is built on modern web standards so teachers can focus on education, not learning new technology. Crossroads Connect was created at Ball State University’s Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry under the supervision of History Professor Dr. Ronald Morris.
Chapter 1 is available for anyone to view and interact with. Check it out and let us know if you have any questions using the contact form below.
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Looking for the app? We are no longer supporting the iOS or Android versions of Crossroads Connect because it was not meeting the needs and requests of many schools. So, we are offering a 3:1 credit for any current app users. Please contact us below for details.