California Social Studies Curriculum by TCI

Bring Learning Alive! with TCI’s K-12 social studies curriculum and textbooks.

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Explore California Social Studies Programs

TCI’s programs support California’s social studies standards so teachers of every grade level can Bring Learning Alive! in their classrooms. Check out standard correlations

High-Quality Standards-Aligned Content for All Learners

The TCI approach to social studies curriculum integrates proven teaching strategies, engaging content, and meaningful technology to excite students and foster their love of learning.

Differentiated Learning

Differentiated Instruction

Our social studies curriculum provides print and online support tools to meet the unique learning needs of your students. Each lesson includes adjustments to support English Learners, Learners with Special Education Needs, Learners Reading and Writing Below Grade Level, and Advanced Learners.

Adaptable Units

Inquiry-Based Learning

TCI’s programs are designed with one primary goal: to help students master the essential skills and knowledge. To this end, every unit includes primary sources and activities to make the lessons more inquiry-based and to help your students develop critical-thinking skills.

ELA Standards Aligned

Standards-Aligned Curriculum

TCI’s curriculum is aligned with national frameworks and state standards, enabling teachers to focus on what they do best: teaching.

TCI’s Interactive and Inquiry-Based Approach to Learning

TCI’s interactive social studies programs integrate proven teaching strategies and meaningful technology to engage students and foster their love of learning.

In a TCI classroom, students go beyond memorizing dates and facts. They construct arguments, analyze primary sources, interact with images and videos, and participate in rich discussions through TCI’s inquiry-based approach to learning.

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Flexible and Blended Program

Using our print products and digital platform, TCI’s flexible curriculum allows you to transition from the physical classroom to blended learning environments seamlessly.

  • Print and Digital Student Text, Notebook, Teacher’s Guide, and Placards
  • Online Lesson Plans
  • Flexible Assignments, Assessments, and Grading
  • Videos, Games, and Other Multimedia
  • Interactive Reading Tools
  • Learning Management System Integrations, including Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology

Why Social Studies Teachers Love TCI

Discover how teachers across the country use TCI’s social studies programs to inspire and engage students. Explore stories from TCI teachers

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Sample the Program

Are you ready to Bring Learning Alive! in your classroom? Reach out to access reviewer resources, get a quote, or explore samples, including student materials, teacher materials, and TCI’s digital platform.

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