Studies Weekly is a customized, standards-based core curriculum founded on
deep learning strategies that increase student knowledge and skills
in Social Studies, Science, and Well-Being.
Paul David Thompson
FOUNDER, EDUCATOR FOR 32 YEARS
May 18, 1936 – July 4, 2013
Studies Weekly began in 1984 when fourth-grade teacher Paul Thompson needed a state history textbook to use in his class. He decided to write his own state history textbook — in a weekly magazine format — and Studies Weekly was born.
OWNER & CHAIRMAN
I’ve been directly involved in educational publishing since 1990. I feel so fortunate to have had this career. It’s always been my life’s dream.
Learn more about what Studies Weekly believes in and strives to do
from our CEO John McCurdy, as featured in Education Technology Insights Magazine.