The innovative today series continues to meet teacher's needs, making successful learning easy and fun. The social sciences today learner's book should be used with the social sciences today teacher's guide. These books meet with the requirements of the revised national curriculum statement. The learner's book offers: simple explanations of difficult concepts and words; activities that require co-operative learning; individual tasks that enable learners to develop social skills and personal responsibility; stimulating case studies that give up-to-date examples of the concepts covered; assessment pages at the end of each chapter to consolidate skills and provide futher opportunities for continues assessment; an emphasis on developing values that promote democracy and environmental awareness, to enable learners to contribute to building a sustainable future; thorough coverage of core knowledge and relevant skills required for geography and history; an index to help build referencing skills. The teacher's guide provides: extensive guidance and support for all dedicated teachers. The popular Today series continues to meet teachers' and learners' needs.