Expanded, Updated Education Site Joins the Digital Age
BritannicaSchool's integrated suite of K-12 teaching and learning products and services will be available nationwide to schools this fall on BritannicaSchool's new K-12 Web site. BritannicaSchool.com offers an array of reference, curriculum and creativity tools designed to improve teaching and learning, as well as make the classroom experience more rewarding for teachers and students. The site gives teachers a comprehensive, online curriculum and teaching resource that helps them use today's classroom technology for planning instruction, assigning homework, teaching, proving assessment and reporting.
Core features of the Britannica- School Web site are broken down into three modules: Explore, Learn and Create. The Explore Module includes the BritannicaSchool Encyclopedias and Internet guide, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus, world maps, journals and magazines, and daily themes. The Learn Module includes interactive study guides, lessons, labs and simulations. The Create Module includes an online project creator and game templates, as well as a digital portfolio. Britannica.com, Inc., Chicago, IL, (800) 480-0552, www.britannica-school.com.
This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.