About ECS Learning Systems

ECS Learning Systems develops supplemental and blended learning solutions under the brands STAAR MASTER®STAAR MASTER DIGITAL®PREPWORKS®TEST SMART®, and NOVEL UNITS® to help ALL students in Grades K–12th achieve academic success and mastery of state standards. We do this by adhering to our proven Integrated Standards PrepTM methodology, leveraging our award-winning Learning Positioning System®, a digital adaptive learning platform, developing proprietary content, and maintaining affordable pricing.

ECS Learning Systems was founded in Texas in 1982 by teachers with a goal to make high quality teaching easier. We are obsessed with credibility, intregrity, and authenticity. Our products only use original content, 100% aligned with the underlying standards, and developed to the highest intregrity standards.

Revised 2019-2020

READING

The STAAR MASTER® product line for Reading includes Student Practice Books, Companion Work Texts, and Practice Tests. Each book in this product line provides literary and informational passage-based practice and review material for the Reading portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness(STAAR®). Students focus on mastering all required skills and build test-taking confidence.

R1-8_ENG
R1-5_SP

Revised 2019-2020

WRITING

The STAAR MASTER® product line for Writing includes Student Practice Books and Practice Tests. Each book in this product line provides practice and review material for the “Revising and Editing”and “Composition” sections of the Writing portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®).

W4_ENG
W7_ENG

New for 2019!

MATH

The STAAR MASTER® product line for Writing includes Student Practice Books and Practice Tests. Each book in this product line provides practice and review material for the “Revising and Editing”and “Composition” sections of the Writing portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®).

M1-8_ENG
M1-5_SP
M_ALG_ENG

SCIENCE

The STAAR MASTER® product line for Science consists of Student Practice Books. The books in this product line provide easily relatable practice and review material for the Science portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). Students apply what they’ve learned during Science instruction while also building test-taking confidence. The Student Practice Books also incorporate investigation and reasoning skills into grade-level appropriate content and items, including “griddable response” items (Grade 8).

S5_ENG_SP
S8_ENG_only

Revised 2019-2020

SOCIAL STUDIES

The STAAR MASTER® product line for Social Studies consists of Student Practice Books. The books in this product line provide practice and review material for the Social Studies portion of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). Due to the breadth of material covered, the items are divided into two books. Volume I covers Reporting Categories 1 & 2, and Volume II covers Reporting Categories 3 & 4. Students can easily focus on mastering all required skills and build test-taking confidence. Teachers can readily address all STAAR®-eligible TEKS, ensure depth of understanding, and provide repeated practice in a variety of contexts.

SS8_ENG_only
STAAR MASTER

Digital Overview

Leveraging PREPWORKS® award-winning computer adaptive learning platform, STAAR MASTER® Digital is a unique combination of assessments, instructional activities, and reporting/analytics. These three elements work together to provide prescriptive instruction and increase outcomes for each student. The rigorous alignment to the TEKS, combined with real-time customized reporting, helps teachers ensure coverage and competency in standards and benchmarks throughout the academic year. STAAR MASTER® Digital is fully aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

With STAAR MASTER® Digital real-time reporting and analytics, students and teachers can easily track progress and performance in each lesson area and standard with at-a-glance views for completion, mastery, and time spent.


The Waymire Group serves TEA Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 20.

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