In purchasing Touchstones® Discussion Project’s digital materials, you and others with access to these materials agree to the terms of use printed below.


Touchstones Discussion Project was founded in 1984, in support of educators’ efforts to provide engaging learning environments in which students actively develop critical thinking, communication, and collaborative leadership skills. The materials Touchstones offers to educators are the product of many years of research, design, refinement, and practice, and are proven to increase fluency and literacy, facilitate abstract and critical reasoning, and build community.

Please be advised that all material contained in Touchstones® Discussion Project’s digital volumes is copyright protected. The unlicensed photocopying, reproduction, display, or projection of this material—in whole or in part—for any purpose is expressly prohibited by law. Violation of these terms without express permission from the Touchstones® Discussion Project may result in legal action against you and the organization that employs you, including the network or district of which your program or school may be part.

These terms apply for all purchases, including use outside the United States. Please consult the Berne Convention regarding copyright protections for more information. If you are interested in a licensing agreement allowing for authorized duplication of specific materials, please contact Touchstones at (410) 604-3309 or (800) 456-6542.


Touchstones grants the digital subscriber a non-transferable, revocable, limited license for online (browser-based) access to the volume(s) purchased via the Touchstones® Online Classroom. If applicable, this license allows the subscriber to download to a device the PDF flipbook materials for the registered number of users/students on the invoice. These users/students may save the PDF on a local device for personal use in Touchstones programs during the license period. Access is granted from the date it is made available through June 30, 2022.


Subscriber may:

i. Use the content in the course of classroom or community-based Touchstones® programming and preparation.

ii. Project the text for participants during the Touchstones program via a virtual meeting platform.

In purchasing Touchstones® Discussion Project’s digital materials, you and others who have access to these materials agree to these terms of use. Touchstones hopes you are fully satisfied with your purchase, and we look forward to hearing from you as you implement Touchstones in your classroom.



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