Irwin, PA, May 30, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- For the first time Cicero: History Beyond the Textbook is available for retail sale to teachers, tutors, and homeschoolers exclusively at O’Block Books Educational Materials. CICERO: History Beyond the Textbook is an award winning, online K-12 digital resource by AIHE (American Institute of History Education) consisting of lesson plans, primary sources, standards, rubrics, assessments, activities, videos, games, interactive maps, and more which enables teachers to bring history to life in their classrooms.
Until now CICERO was marketed directly to school districts by AIHE. They have now decided to market online directly to teachers and have partnered with O’Block Books as their first reseller.
Teachers can now visit O’Block Books’ website and purchase the teacher versions of their choice for a one time fee. There is no annual fee or renewal fee year to year. They will receive unlimited access to all of the valuable digital resources for the version of their choice for life for one price.
CICERO is divided into 15 units with more than 325 history lessons covering U.S. History from 600 B.C. to the present day. It delivers a variety of tools such as: PowerPoint presentations, interactive timelines, complete downloadable lesson plans, period-related audio clips, art, lyrics and music, professional development tools, and much more all correlated to state standards.
CICERO: History Beyond the Textbook is a comprehensive, convenient, and cost-effective classroom tool now available for U.S. History and Social Studies teachers. Teachers can now gain access to this portal of unlimited American History content by visiting O’Block Books Educational Materials’ website or calling 412-559-3384.
About O'Block Books:
O'Block Books is dedicated to publishing and selling affordable, valuable teaching resources. The company is owned by Tina O'Block. She has a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, a Bachelors' Degree in Elementary Education and 15 years teaching experience. As an experienced teacher she understands the time and money constraints of educators and strives to provide quality educational materials at an affordable price.
The qualified staff has extensive teaching experience. This classroom experience allows them to select quality materials that are appropriate and beneficial to teachers, their students, and their classrooms. By only choosing educationally tested and appropriate materials they save their customers time, money, and disappointment.