Social Studies Textbooks for California Standards
Bring historical events and social studies concepts to life with this comprehensive, standards-aligned, core resource that enhances students’ critical thinking and literacy skills through inquiry.
With Social Studies Techbook, it’s more than what you learn,
it’s how you learn it.
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The streamlined, responsive design of Social Studies Techbook provides a consistent experience, accessible from any device, in any instructional setting.
Print resources are available to complement Social Studies Techbook. The Core Text Companion provides essential readings in a hard-bound format; and the Interactive Student Resource is a consumable supplement that includes graphic organizers, focus questions, and content review.
Grade 6: Ancient World History | Grade 7: Medieval & Early Modern World History | Grade 8: United States History
Core content is paired with compelling, thought-provoking essential questions, primary source analysis, and project-based tasks to develop essential critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Techbook includes thousands of carefully curated primary and secondary sources, coupled with focused analysis activities to deepen learning.
Students don’t just learn about social science, they experience it through project-based learning, inquiry, and civic engagement.
Authentic Multicultural Learning
Historical events are presented without bias. Multiple perspectives are authentically infused into a seamless narrative.
Techbook cultivates collaboration, relevancy, and an empathetic learning environment
Accessible Content for all Students
In a single click, students have access to two different lexile levels of core content.
Support for Multiple Languages
An authentic Spanish translation is provided for all content. Also featuring 180 additional languages through Google Translate.
"Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook is a game-changer. It’s the best curriculum resource I’ve seen in 14 years for our academic domain."
"Techbook has been an invaluable tool in connecting students to source documents, meaningful and engaging texts, and visual aids that appeal to all learners. My teachers love the planning and assignment features."
"I had an ELL student who came to my class. It was amazing to be able to use the Spanish language feature of the Techbook. The look on his face when I was able to do that for him was the most rewarding feeling I’ve had in my entire career. You can’t do that with a textbook."