Tool uses cross-curricular approach to help students hone writing skills while they learn social studies


social-studiesIn the push to create digital learning resources for schools, developers say social studies have largely been ignored. EDC’s Zoom In aims to fill that void.

Zoom In is a free online tool that helps students learn U.S. history while also strengthening their literacy skills.

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Zoom In was developed in collaboration with history educators at the American Social History Project, literacy experts, and media designers. It will be available...

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