The Way West - Brian Hurd & Zoomable Media, Inc.

The Way West

By Brian Hurd & Zoomable Media, Inc.

  • Release Date: 2013-02-11
  • Genre: Geography
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings


The Way West: 101 Keys to Understanding the Oregon Trail, is a Middle School/High School multi-touch electronic textbook. Written by history teacher Brian Hurd and Zoomable Media, Inc., the book features descriptions of 101 essential events, people, places, and concepts of the Oregon Trail, and is copiously illustrated with high resolution pictures and maps, each including audio captions of interesting facts and little-known details. 

A clickable glossary of terms is featured throughout the text, and each section includes interactive review questions for students to self-check their comprehension. Students can also access all multitouch textbook features, including note taking, highlighting, and review cards of student notes and glossary entries.