The Texas State Board of Education has approved the Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook™ for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. n.
The Texas State Board of Education adopted all middle and high school Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook courses, including World Geography & Cultures for Grade 6, as well as U.S. History for Grade 8 and high school. School districts across Texas now have the option to implement the Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook, an interactive digital solution that replaces traditional textbooks and features standards-based digital content that aims to strengthens literacy, critical thinking and citizenship skills.
The Social Studies Techbook series uses an inquiry-based instructional approach that emphasizes informational text literacy, analytical writing and problem solving skills that students can apply in academics and as citizens. Each subject area includes primary source documents and activities, digital investigations, multimedia reference library, interactive maps and informational texts.
Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook is cloud-based and works on any platform-iPads, tablets, mobile devices, laptops, or desktops.
For more information about Discovery Education’s Techbook series or other services and resources from Discovery Education, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.