Silver Spring, Md. (January 2, 2020) –Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for grades 6-8 for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. South Carolina’s adoption of the Math Techbook empowers the state’s school systems to use State Board of Education approved instructional materials funding to purchase and integrate this innovative digital curriculum and corresponding print resources into teaching and learning. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
Currently accessed by more than 9.2 million students across all 50 states and Canada, Discovery Education’s award-winning Techbooks are fully interactive, comprehensive digital textbooks. Updated regularly at no cost, the South Carolina Math Techbook is 100% aligned to South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Standards for Mathematics and provides educators detailed lesson plans, embedded formative assessments, hands-on activities, digital simulations, and robust teacher supports that immerse students in instruction.
Through a deep collection of unparalleled digital assets and an accompanying print resources, the MathTechbook empowers educators to create engaging blended learning environments. The Math Techbook adopted by the state of South Carolina also connects students to mathematics through real-world problems worth solving, combines conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application to help all students develop a long-lasting mastery of mathematics. The Math Techbook has been independently verified by EdReports.org to meet the highest levels of mathematical content and pedagogy.
“Discovery Education thanks the South Carolina Board of Education for their rigorous review of the MathTechbook, and we look forward to working with the state’s teachers and administrators to bring this exciting digital curriculum to middle school students,” said Vice President of Education Partnerships Rob Warren. “Through the blended learning experiences created by the Math Techbook, South Carolina’s students will gather the skills and knowledge needed for success beyond graduation.”
Educators using the Math Techbook will be supported by the Discovery Education Community as they transform students’ learning experiences with dynamic digital media. A global community of education professionals, the Discovery Education Community connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing and inspiration.
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