It gives the students ways to view the same topic, the same issue, and the same controversies. They also discover that history runs in cycles and the great writings of the past, can kind of relate to the issues of today. What we found that teachers really wanted to do this. They saw the ways to engage the students. They found that they could still teach to the standards.
Interactivity is the critical function that separates static
text from a fully digital resource. With Core Interactive Text, Discovery Education
Social Studies Techbook™ takes interactivity to a whole new level. Designed to
reach every learner, Core Interactive Text (CIT) is Science Techbook’s
groundbreaking user interface that captures the unique benefits of digital – sound,
video, images, explorations, text-to-speech, note-taking and highlighting – with
Make the most of Discovery Education content with these valuable, time-saving tools and resources designed to enhance instruction.
From the Rosetta Stone to the cotton gin, Social Studies Techbook provides 50 ready-made interactive investigations to explore primary sources, dynamic maps, timelines and more.
Social Studies Techbook provides a comprehensive collection of materials to aid student review and teacher evaluation. Each concept incudes review flashcards that summarize a key place, concept or event, including “why it matters.” Teachers are provided with ready-made assessments, both in multiple choice and brief constructed response (BCR) format. The multiple choice assessments can be graded automatically, with color coded reports and recommended remediation content.
Social Studies Techbook includes a simple and powerful way to build a presentation from virtually any content contained in the program. Simply click on the “add” arrow and the resource will be added to your Quick List, always accessible at the bottom of the screen. This convenient tool saves significant time in preparing for your next class.
Chief Academic Officer
Over 38 years of educational experience:
Vice President of Curriculum and Instruction
Over 17 years of educational experience:
Director of Social Studies Techbook
Over 10 years educational experience:
Social Studies Techbook Content Specialist
17 years educational experience:
Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook includes a rich array of educational assets. In addition to the comprehensive set of digital resources, the program also provides customized professional development and printed teachers guides. Outlined below is the price for a six-year license and the additional services that are included in the base purchase price. Additional pricing options are available.
|Price (6-year license)||More Info|
||$45 per student||Additional pricing options available.|
|Professional Development and Program Implementation||Included||Professional development to support Techbook™ implementation and the goals for social studies education in your district. Training enables teachers and students to maximize the wide range of resources available in the Social Studies Techbook™.|