Know and Grow with Derek 1-8, third edition is a series aimed at addressing four vital skills for success in student life: General Knowledge Personality development Life skills Creativity and Thinking Skills
Following improvements have been made in the current edition of the series: Expansive themes Updated information Colourful and uncluttered layout A comprehensive Student's CD that contains slideshows, animations and different formats of interactive activities
The series can be used as a self-help guide or can be teacher-driven. All useful, everyday information has been classified as KNOW and how to use information to get ahead in life as GROW. The Know with Derek and Grow with Derek boxes are used throughout the series to highlight different areas of information and growth.
Exhaustive questions and comprehensive exercises that have been developed to achieve four essential success skills:
General Knowledge: To provide carefully-graded and relevant information from around the world. Personality Development: To develop the self-confidence and communication skills of the learner. Life Skills: To encourage the students to be aware of what is happening around them and how to respond and react in the everyday environment.Creativity and Thinking Skills: To enable the students to think logically and stimulate their thought process. The pedagogical features include Know with Derek (additional information), Grow with Derek (life-skills), Quizes, test of Analytical skills, Fact-based chapters, Crosswords, mazes and number games, Test papers, Current affairs booklet and Student's CDs.