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Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between with the ultimate goal of transforming teaching and learning.

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  • Rock Hill Public Schools

    Rock Hill Schools — 
    Inquiry-Based STEM Instruction Results in Higher PASS Scores for 4th Grade Students

    With over 17,000 students and 27 schools, South Carolina's Rock Hill Schools is the largest of four school districts in York County. Rock Hill is a member of Digital Promise's League of Innovative Schools, and is transforming classrooms by providing all students with challenging work that engages them in the learning process and prepares them for successful futures.

    Rock Hill Schools Success
    "This study shows that Discovery Education's Techbook series has the power to advance achievement when used by talented educators who are deeply committed to student success and passionate about transforming the learning experience with digital media."

    Dr. Harriet Jaworowski
    Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Accountability
    Rock Hill Schools

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  • Wake County Public School System Logo

    Wake County Public School System — 
    Developing Teacher-Leaders To Drive The Digital Transition

    As the largest school system in the state of North Carolina, Wake County Public School System serves 150,000 students across 169 schools. In order to effectively make a large-scale shift to the technology-based Common Core state standards, Wake County focused onequipping its teachers with the appropriate tools and training to integrate technology into their classrooms using Discovery Education's Digital Leader Corps initiative.

    "We recognize the importance of having teachers at the forefront of transformation and we must support our teacher leaders in gaining the necessary skills to best prepare our students to be globally competitive, 21st century citizens."

    Dr. Todd Wirt
    Assistant Superintendent of Academics
    Wake County Public School System, NC

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  • Collier County Logo

    Collier County Public Schools — 
    Embracing the Future, Today, with Digital Textbooks

    Collier County Public Schools in Florida serves approximately 44,000 students. In an era of having to do “more with less,” while maintaining the level of excellence that Collier's parents have come to expect, the leadership within the district decided to make calculated steps towards the future by reinventing their science curriculum.

    "After a thorough evaluation of a variety of textbook options, our instructional materials committee concluded that the Discovery Education Science Techbook was the resource best suited to meet the needs of our teachers and students in Collier County."

    Curt Witthoff
    Coordinator - K-12 Science & Environmental Education
    Collier County Public Schools, FL

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  • Piqua City Schools

    Piqua City Schools —
    Moving Beyond the City Walls into a World of Discovery

    Ohio’s Piqua City Schools enroll 3,700 students who are all eager to explore the world around them. In order to meet the needs of their students, the leadership recognized that they should endeavor to make the district’s curriculum more interactive and engaging.

    "We would lose the majority of our students if weren't able to use technology."

    Rick Hanes, Superintendent
    Piqua City Schools, Ohio

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  • Mooresville Graded School District

    Mooresville Graded School District —
    Its All about the Culture

    Mooresville Graded School District and Discovery Education have partnered for nearly a decade to drive innovation in education by providing Mooresville students the highest-quality digital resources. The partnership is producing real results in student achievement, teacher proficiency, and lowered costs.

    "I really do believe the video vignette is a masterful key to designing curriculum that connects students with 21st century learning, and when you combine with text and assessments, we've seen phenomenal results."

    Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent
    Mooresville Graded School District, North Carolina

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  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools —
    Sustained, Dramatically Increasing Science Scores

    North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) enroll 140,000 students, with 51 percent of those students receiving free and reduced lunches. While it faces many challenges, the district is also known as a leader in instructional innovation. The leadership recognized the need to make the district’s science instruction more interactive and engaging. In addition, they wanted to build the confidence of their teachers.

    "The quality of the professional development really spurred our teachers to want more and use more."

    Ann Clarke, Chief Academic Officer
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina

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  • Grand Pairie Independent School District

    Grand Prairie Independent School District —
    Professional Development Accelerates Digital Transformation

    The district was interested in shifting their culture to engage students and prepare them for college and entrance into the technology-fueled workforce. Working with administrators, classroom teachers, and parents, Discovery Education developed a strategy for GPISD that included motivating digital content and professional development as a key to their digital conversion.

    "Today's students want to create, they want to be engaged by technology... we have to give our teachers an opportunity to facilitate this type of learning."

    Dr. Susan Hull, Superintendent
    Grand Prairie Independent School District, Texas

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  • Santa Rosa County Public Schools

    Santa Rosa County Public Schools —
    Comprehensive Approach to Digital Transition Yields Results

    Santa Rosa County Public Schools serve 25,000 students. The district is traditionally high performing despite the fact they are 66th out of 67 counties in Florida in terms of state funding. They decided they needed to continue to innovate to meet the needs of their students in an ever-changing world.

    "We want to be a high performing school district with high performing kids. We're not satisfied where we are, we want to be better."

    Tim Wyrosdick, Superintendent
    Santa Rosa County School District, Florida

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  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools —
    Achieving Real Results Through Transformational Change

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools is one of the largest school systems in the United States. It serves a diverse student population in a city that is a gateway and hub to Latin America and the rest of the world. The Miami-Dade County Public School District leadership realized that today's students have changed, that they needed more access to the world in preparation for their futures, and that schools needed to catch up.

    "These type of (technology) resources – for kids, this is where they are most comfortable. It is learning today. It’s learning that is contemporary and relevant for (students)."

    Sylvia Diaz, Administrative Director of Instructional Technology
    Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Florida

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  • Utica Community Schools

    Utica Community Schools —
    Reimagining Education: Committing to Digital Transformation and Empowering Learning

    Utica Community Schools in Macomb County, Michigan serves over 25,000 students. It's a district dedicated to their mission, "Every Child Achieves," and they strive each and every day to help every child reach his or her full potential. UCS has partnered with Discovery Education to ensure that students receive a rigorous, high-calibre education empowering them to reach their full potential and become contributing members of a diverse community and global society.

    Robert Monroe, Asst. Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
    Utica Community Schools, Michigan

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    "We believe the stakes are at an all-time high level to provide the best for our kids. We want kids to be college and career-ready and this piece, the digital component, falls right in line with that mission for our kids."
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