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Stephen Wakefield, Discovery Education
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Discovery Education Announces Dates for 2017 Day of Discovery Tour

-No-Cost Professional Development Events in U.S. and Canada to Focus on Helping Educators Learn, Share, and Connect-

Silver Spring, Md. (March 1, 2017) - Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, invites administrators and educators across North America to participate in the Day of Discovery Tour. A series of no-cost, full-day, professional development opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour helps teachers and administrators learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are working, and connects attendees to their most valuable resource: each other. 

This year’s Day of Discovery Tour kicks off on April 29th with two simultaneous events in Columbia, South Carolina and Chicago, Illinois. Attendees at Day of Discovery events can expect a day full of dynamic networking sessions, interactive demonstrations, open discussions, and opportunities to learn from other education leaders’ testimonials and experiences. For additional information on the Day of Discovery Tour, visit: http://www.dayofdiscoverytour.com

“Discovery Education’s Day of Discovery Tour is a great chance for educators to learn new skills and techniques for integrating technology and digital content into classroom instruction,” said Dana Johnston, an Instructional Coach at Orange Unified School District. “I look forward to attending my local Day of Discovery each year because it inspires me to find new, innovative ways to engage my students in learning.”  

The Day of Discovery Tour is organized by the Discovery Education Community. A global community of education professionals that connects members across school systems and around the world, the Discovery Education Community leverages a blend of social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events to foster valuable networking, idea sharing, and inspiration among participants. 

“Discovery Education is excited to host the 2017 Day of Discovery Tour,” said Lance Rougeux, Discovery Education’s Vice President of Learning Communities and Innovation. “We are grateful to the Discovery Education Community members leading the various tour events, and we encourage educators across the U.S. and Canada to attend these dynamic, free, professional development opportunities.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s Day of Discovery Tour, the Discovery Education Community, or other services and resources from Discovery Education, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.

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Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are in half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries. Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.