World Book Student is a comprehensive site that includes a collection of content, features, and tools specifically developed to make online knowledge accessible and easy to integrate into lesson planning. It is loaded with information and features that will help students perform their research. The site features the entire World Book Encyclopedia with high-interest content written at the age appropriate level that engages students. World Book Student has now been optimized for your iPad as well!
World Book Student features a Biography Center that offers easy access to information on important people. Its user-friendly interface allows students to search and select biographies based upon time period, gender, field of interest, nationality, and more.
One of the unique research tools on World Book Student is the Timeline Builder. World Book’s Timelines allow users to explore the greatest events from history with a new, easy-to-use interface. Browse World Book’s timelines on curriculum topics, customize timelines with additional events and media, and create custom timelines from scratch with this powerful interactive tool.
To aid in student research, individual accounts can be created and saved to. There is also a “How to Do Research” feature that helps aid develop critical information literacy skills.
Learn more about World Book Student on the World Book Web Training Site.
Learn more about how World Book aligns to Common Core Standards.