DiscoveryEd Techbook (Social Studies) (Grades 6-12)


Session Description

This session will explore the features of the DE Social Studies Techbook. Think you know everything it does? Think again! This session will include features new to the techbook or that are currently underutilized.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the sessions participants will know / be able to: 
  1. Navigate and utilize new features within Discovery Education and SS Techbook with students
  2. Use data gathered via My Dashboard to drive instruction.

Activity 1: New Features of Discovery Education

  1. Practice using the upgraded search engine to discover more accurate and relevant results.
  2. Utilize new filters including video and audio duration, reading levels, and primary source materials.
  3. Explore the Professional Learning Center that centralizes resources and provides support for all educators

Activity 2: New Features to Techbook

  1. Investigate how to use My Notebook and the Student Notebook within your instruction.

  2. Explore new content within SS Techbook.

Activity 3: My Dashboard

  1. Navigate how to teach from My Dashboard.
  2. Explore the possibilities of using My Dashboard as formative assessments to drive and differentiate instruction.
  3. Create a mini lesson using SS Techbook.

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