SILVER SPRING, Md., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepening its commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education, the leading provider of K-12 digital textbooks in the U.S., announced today the expansion of its digital textbook series to include mathematics. As the latest addition to the company's award-winning Techbook line, which now includes K-12 science and middle school social studies offerings, Math Techbook furthers Discovery Education's commitment to developing a full suite of digital solutions for today's classrooms.
In response to input from educators across the country, Discovery Education's first Math Techbooks, launching in 2014, will address middle and high school mathematics subjects with six specific courses: 6th, 7th and 8th grade math, and Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry for high school.Built in conjunction with a team of experts, including educators, students and technologists, Discovery Education Math Techbook will provide students interactive, engaging learning experiences that help support their procedural skills, fluency, understanding of theoretical mathematics concepts and ability to solve real-world problems. "Mooresville students have been using the Discovery Education Techbook series and have seen great results. It has brought instruction alive for our teachers and increased students' engagement and interest," said Mooresville Graded School District's Superintendent and the American Association of School Administrators Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Mark Edwards. "We are excited that Discovery Education continues to expand its Techbook series to additional subjects and look forward to the opportunity to use these tools to transform teaching and learning in Mooresville's classrooms." Discovery Education's Techbook series is revolutionizing instruction by providing support for multiple learning styles, interactive content that specifically appeals to digital natives and real-time updates that allow teachers to incorporate current events and cutting-edge thinking into their curricula. In addition, Techbook offers built-in assessments that measure students' progress and support individualized classroom instruction.