Digital Voyage, an Encyclopædia Britannica school series of books for classes 1 to 8, uses an interactive and hands – on approach to teach the essentials of computers. Each book comes with a teacher CD that contains a set of animations to conduct a class and demonstrate software procedures.

Based on the latest trends in computer education, the series covers popular computer devices and software. Books 1 to 5 include the basics of computer science with real – life examples on how to use Windows, Microsoft Office, LOGO programming, and the Internet. Books 6 to 8 also include HTML, QBASIC, Visual Basic, C ++, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Photoshop.

 

The salient features of the series:

  • Covers Windows 7 with an overview of Windows 8
  • Covers MS Office 201 Oas well as what's new in Office 2013
  • Provides updates on programming languages, such as QBASIC
  • Intersperses explanations with chapter–specific exercises, lab activities, and projects
  • Contains cross–discipline projects that link computer science with other subjects taught in school
  • Provides Did–you–know tips to increase students' awareness of facts, concepts, and inventions related to computers
  • Formative and summative assessments strategically placed to fulfil CBSE requirements
  • Includes the Fun with Computers section with games and activities for students
  • Includes National Cyber Olympiad questions on IT in books 2–8
  • Provides ergonomic tips to help students avoid common health issues related to excessive and improper use of computers
  • Has Teacher CDs with animations to facilitate the illustration of concepts and demonstration of software in class *


Add-ons

  • Computer care tips
  • Practical tips for the use of Windows and other software
  • Definitions of new or difficult words used in a chapter
  • The iConnect section to provide a link between the Apple and Windows interfaces and make students aware of Apple devices and user interfaces
  • The Think and Discuss section to promote speaking, listening, and collaborative learning skills
  • Worksheets to build rational and logical thinking skills related to the topics taught


* Teacher's Manuals, Teacher's CDs, and Teacher's Resource Kits are for SCHOOLS ONLY and not for retail sale.