FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 06.09.10
Stephen Wakefield, Discovery Education
Sandy Fash, C. Blohm & Associates
Discovery Education streaming Plus Wins Distinguished Achievement Award from the
Association of Educational Publishers
-- Proven digital content service highlighted among this year’s top educational products --
Silver Spring, Md. (June 9, 2010) – The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has honored Discovery Education through its 2010 AEP Awards program, highlighting Discovery Education streaming Plus, with a Distinguished Achievement Award.
Honored during the annual AEP Summit on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, Discovery Education streaming Plus was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award under the Technology Innovations category in Portals for grades 9-12. Discovery Education streaming Plus has more than 150,000 digital learning objects, including videos, interactives, images, articles, and more, that integrate seamlessly into any curriculum. Aligned to state standards and assessments, and searchable by keyword, content area and grade level, Discovery Education streaming Plus is scientifically shown to improve academic achievement.
"Today’s technologically fluent students are eager for digital content that is both engaging and related to their real world. We have designed services, such as Discovery Education streaming Plus, to provide educators the resources they need to reach today’s 21st century learners in the digital world they inhabit,” said Kelli Campbell, Discovery Education senior vice president of global product and content strategy. “We are honored that AEP has recognized Discovery Education streaming Plus."
AEP is a national, nonprofit professional organization for educational publishers and content developers. A complete list of AEP award winners can be found at www.aepweb.org.
For more information about Discovery Education and its services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com or call 800-323-9084.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) revolutionized television with Discovery Channel and is now transforming classrooms through Discovery Education. Powered by the number one nonfiction media company in the world, Discovery Education combines scientifically proven, standards-based digital media and a dynamic user community in order to empower teachers to improve student achievement. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.