Social Studies Techbook is a core digital textbook that makes teaching and learning an unforgettable experience. Using an inquiry-based approach that enhances literacy and critical thinking skills, Social Studies Techbook supports any device, anywhere, anytime in any instructional setting.
What Educators Can Do with Social Studies Techbook
Maximize their time to plan, prepare, and deliver high quality instruction
Teachers can access model lessons, primary and secondary source documents, interactive tools and activities, document-based investigations, and assessments all in one place at their fingertips.
Engage students with multimedia content that is current and relevant
The combination of videos, photographs, audio recordings, interactive maps, and variety of activities makes Social Studies more interesting and exciting to students. Social Studies Techbook is updated regularly and the Global Wrap feature includes weekly current events videos provided by MacNeil/Lehrer productions.
Strengthens literacy, critical thinking, and citizenship skills for all students
The inquiry-based format and interactive investigations emphasize informational text literacy, analytical writing, and problem solving skills that students will apply in academics and as citizens.
Differentiate instruction for 21st century learners
Students can use digital resources to help them process information from multiple sources. A variety of reading tools, including two different text levels, text-to-speech, and Spanish translations help students make meaning from the text. Formative and summative assessments are already built and ready for teachers and students to use.