About Discovery Education
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 U.K., and more than 50 countries.
Accelerate student achievement in your district by capturing the minds and imaginations of students with the fascination of Discovery, tapping into students’ natural curiosity and desire to learn.
What We Offer — Our Services
Overview of the District
Whether you are looking for a digital media library service, help in transitioning classrooms to a 21st-century learning environment, or to replace textbooks with modern digital resources, Discovery Education offers a continuum of solutions to meet your district’s specific needs. All content is aligned to state standards, can be aligned to custom curriculum, and supports classroom instruction regardless of the technology platform. In addition, we offer a variety of professional development opportunities to ensure effective implementation in the classroom.
You know your needs. We know our services. Together we can create an effective solution.
Learn more about:
- Techbook™ — an award-winning, interactive, digital textbook series
- Streaming Plus — our comprehensive digital streaming service
- STEM Connect — our interdisciplinary, supplemental K-8 STEM resource
- Professional Development — customized professional learning experiences
- Community — connecting educators with each other and new avenues for learning
- Events — professional learning opportunities, scheduled throughout the year
It is essential for students to have multiple and varied exposures to content in order for them to truly learn and understand it. Discovery Education is an invaluable resource in this respect, helping me to provide interactive media, visuals, and videos that depict things that these students may never be able to see or be exposed to otherwise.
What We Achieve
Discovery Education impacts the way students learn, breaking down barriers and moving beyond static textbooks to a digital delivery they already embrace.
Accelerating student achievement is the ultimate result we all want to reach. Discovery Education has worked with school districts of all sizes and demographics and consistently delivers results. We evaluate our services using qualitative measures, including student engagement, teacher satisfaction, and impact, and quantitative measures, such as test scores.
Here are just a few districts that have seen results using our services:
Collier County Public Schools, Florida
- 28-percent increase in Biology End of Course proficiency
Asheboro City Schools, North Carolina
- 42 percentage-point increase on state tests for 5th-grade students
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina
After using Science Techbook to hone students’ skills:
- 12 percentage-point increase in college and career readiness for 5th- and 8th-grade science students
- 6 percentage-point increase in proficiency for 5th-grade science students
- 10.5 percentage-point leap in state proficiency scores for Math 1 students
Our first job as educators is to help students succeed, and year over year, we’ve seen Discovery Education Techbook make a difference in our students’ math and science proficiency levels.