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ProQuest SIRS Discoverer: Educators' Resources

Spotlight of the Month

The Spotlight feature presents lesson-ready themes, current events, calendar and quizzes updated monthly.  Spotlight of the Month -- Introduces students to study of key monthly topics (with an annual monthly archive), visual literacy activities, notable historical events and biographies, and critical thinking activities and analysis of issues and events of our time.


Activities section features wide variety of full-text activities including art projects, debate, editorial cartoons, quizzes and writing.

Skills Discoverer

Skills Discoverer empowers educators and students to quickly identify needed content through curriculum and core subject areas.   Connect to a featured interactive or editorially-selected websites by subject.


Fiction resources including drama, historical, myths, plays and science fiction.

Standard Correlations

State and National standards search page provides nine sets of standards correlated to ProQuest SIRS Discoverer content including Common Core, U.S. States and International Baccalaureate.

iThink Skills Tutor

Learning module guides students step-by-step through research process from topic selection to project completion.

Student Workbooks

Online workbooks offer opportunities for students in elementary and middle school to practice information literacy and research skills using ProQuest SIRS Discoverer.