Techbook™ Digital Textbooks Tablet & iPad Support
Your Discovery Education services are better than ever because they work on any device that you choose. Every school is different — and so is the technology that fuels your classrooms. That is why Discovery Education is committed to ensuring that our services are available on your platform of choice, whenever and wherever you need them, with the same high-quality user experience every time.
Support for the iPad Classroom
The student experience with Discovery Education on an iPad device is focused on exploration and interaction with relevant educational content.
Whether assigned by their teacher, or spurred by their own imagination, students can explore thousands of resources covering all core, K-12 curriculum areas. Students can find content using Discovery Education’s targeted keyword search, or explore content via the visual subject browse.
One Idea With: Series
Introducing the Discovery Education Techbook™ iPad AppDiscovery Education Techbook, an award-winning subscription service for K-12 classrooms, is a series of comprehensive digital textbooks that inspire students’ curiosity, support teachers in the transition to digital classrooms, and impact student achievement.
Discovery Education and Apple help bridge the digital divide with the new Discovery Education Techbook app for the iPad available at no cost through the iTunes store. Through the app, users may download the interactive Techbook™ content they need — from an individual video to an entire concept — to their iPad when they have internet connection. Once downloaded, that content is available to students, anywhere, anytime even without any internet. Learn more >
Download the App
Download the app from the iTunes store.
The new Discovery Education Techbook app provides access to dynamic digital content to all students with iPad and helps extend learning beyond the classroom. Now, because I can have all the content my class needs to complete their work downloaded to devices before they leave school, I can give my students digital assignments to complete outside the classroom, regardless of their internet access beyond our campus.”
Support for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Content and Interface Designed to Be Flexible
Our interactives, such as virtual labs, simulations, explorations, and math explanations, are available in HTML5 to ensure availability on all devices.
Video is encoded to .mp4 to ensure seamless use of video regardless of platform.
One user interface regardless of platform makes integration in the classroom straightforward.
High-Resolution Video Supports the Bandwidth Spectrum
Our videos are encoded in 2 Mbps H.264 format to optimize visual and audio quality for local host customers.
Our service recognizes the video format required and automatically plays it. Whether you need Windows Media, QuickTime, Flash, or H.264, the format you need is available.
Use a Range of Devices, Operating Systems, and Browsers
- Mac and Windows desktops and laptops
- iOS (4.3 and higher) for iPod, iPhone, and iPad
- Android (4.2 and higher) for smartphones and tablets such as Kindle Fire, Motorola XOOM, Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus 10
- BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook
- Windows 8, Window RT
In the Press
Internet@Schools: “If you are looking for a program to use on your iPad, I highly recommend Discovery Education for the iPad.”
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