National Geographic Partners with Britannica to Expand Middle School Content
The partnership will bring primary source and multimedia content to National Geographic Learning’s middle school U.S. history program.
Geographic Learning and Britannica
Digital Learning are combing their efforts to
incorporate primary source and multimedia content to help middle
school students gain to thousands of learning resources. Under the
new partnership, Britannica
LaunchPacks will be added to the National Geographic
U.S. History American Stories program. The American Stories program
was launched in 2017.
Teachers and students will gain access to content sets curated and
compiled to match K-12 social studies curriculum. The addition of
Britannica LaunchPacks will also allow give the opportunity to
differentiate instruction for students with different article reading
levels and various content sets and formats.
workflow for teachers, while increasing social studies literacy and
delighting students are the main objectives for our partnership,”
said Vincent Grosso, senior vice president at National Geographic
Learning. “Our partnership with Britannica Digital Learning
supports our goal of creating engaged, motivated, global citizens in
today’s social studies classrooms as students connect to the work
of scientists, explorers and world leaders.”
All existing and new
customers who use the Cengage
MindTap platform with American Stories will gain
access to Britannica content at no additional cost starting in the
fall of 2019.
information about the collaboration can be found here.
Sara Friedman is a reporter/producer for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe covering education policy and a wide range of other public-sector IT topics.
Friedman is a graduate of Ithaca College, where she studied journalism, politics and international communications.
Friedman can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter @SaraEFriedman.
Click here for previous articles by Friedman.