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New Jersey’s Branchburg Township School Expands Partnership with Discovery Education to Help Educators Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments

 –Implementation of New Professional Development Model to Help Educators Evolve Their Classroom Practice and Prepare Students for Success in the World of Tomorrow– 

Silver Spring, MD (December 18, 2018)– New Jersey’s Branchburg Township School District (BTSD) today announced an expansion of their long-standing partnership withDiscovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In the latest phase of this collaboration, BTSD is launching Discovery Education’s innovative Digital Leader Corps initiative within the school system.  BTSD educators participating in this professional learning model will learn and share with their colleagues new skills and strategies for accelerating the creation of dynamic digital learning environments that engage students and prepare them to succeed in the world of tomorrow.

The BTSD Strategic Plan has made eliminating achievement gaps, supporting self-centered learning, and integrating state-of-the-art technology key district goals through 2020. To help meet these goals, educators from the Stoney Brook Elementary School and Branchburg Central Middle School will participate in Digital Leader Corps.  Asustained, scalable, three-year professional learning initiative, Digital Leader Corps (DLC) builds a culture of continuous improvement in participating school systems and ultimately, creates lasting, systemic change.

DLC nurtures a network of teacher-leaders who are prepared to design and implement successful and innovative teaching strategies that can be shared with their peers. Featuring a unique combination of professional learning, pedagogy and tools, DLC helps participating educators learn to integrate educational technologies and digital media into classroom instruction. Included in the DLC is educator created, student-centered Learning Labs. In these labs, teachers bring to life new teaching strategies, and practice and adapt their skills in a classroom setting before sharing their successes broadly with their colleagues. The DLC program provides teachers with continuous customized, job-embedded consultation throughout the process with on-going modeling, coaching and feedback from Discovery Education’s professional learning experts.

“Branchburg Township School District’s expanded partnership with Discovery Education helps ensure our educators continue evolving their teaching practice and are well positioned to meet the ever-changing needs of our diverse student body,” said BTSD Superintendent Rebecca Gensel. “We are excited to start this new professional development initiative and we look forward to working closely with the Discovery Education team in the future.”

Since 2010, BTSD’s educators have been integrating Discovery Education’s award-winning digital content services into classroom instruction.  Currently, all BTSD’s educators are using Discovery Education Streaming Plus, a comprehensive digital service that supplements instruction across all curricular areas, to create engaging and interactive learning environments that inspire students beyond the classroom. BTSD’s middle school classrooms are also using the Social Studies Techbook to create real-world, personalized learning experiences.  An immersive digital curriculum, the Social Studies Techbook uses an inquiry-based instructional approach that emphasizes informational text literacy, analytical writing, and problem-solving skills, and includes primary source documents, digital investigations, a multimedia reference library, interactive maps, and more.

“Discovery Education is proud to be a part of Branchburg Township School District’s efforts to create modern, digital learning environments that challenge all students to reach their fullest potential,” said Discovery Education Partnership Manager Ricardo Garcia. “Superintendent Gensel and her talented team of administrators and educators have worked hard to create an environment for growth across the district, and we are excited to work with everyone at BTSD on this important new initiative.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Facebook, follow us on Twitter at @DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram and Pinterest.

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About Discovery Education
As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc., 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. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.

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Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2018 ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ Winners 

— Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois Schools and Learning Communities Across the Country Awarded $20,000 in Project Based Grants to Inspire the Next Generation of Manufacturing Innovators —

 Silver Spring, Md. (Monday, December 17, 2018) Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Mansfield Junior-Senior High School in Mansfield, Pa. as the first-ever grand prize winner of the Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge. Mansfield Junior-Senior High School were awarded a $5,000 grant, in-school winner celebration and the opportunity to send a distinguished STEM educator to Discovery’s 2019 Educator Network (DEN) Summer Institute.

This summer, the Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge called upon educators to inspire 3-12 grade students to learn more about modern manufacturing careers. School communities were invited to submit a video pitch and written plan for the chance to win a challenge grand prize, and the program aims to assist educators in creating pathways for students to explore advanced manufacturing careers.

“We are excited to announce the winners of the first ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ alongside Discovery Education,” said Suzanne van de Raadt, Vice President, Global Communications, Philanthropy and Diversity & Inclusion, Arconic Foundation. “Arconic Foundation continues to invest in stimulating, immersive manufacturing initiatives that empower students to learn and innovate, as they gain an understanding of the full spectrum of available STEM careers.”

The winning submission from Mansfield Junior-Senior High School, entitled AutoCAD & the Bike Pad, will enable students in Mansfield’s applied physics class to use AutoDesk CAD. AutoDesk CAD will help them design and build bike rack covers for their district’s elementary school. Students will leverage in-school Manufacture Your Future resources to further develop key science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skill-sets and they’ll engage in immersive project engineer and design activities. Mansfield Junior-Senior High School students will also collaborate with the Pennsylvania College of Technology and Woodhouse – a local timber frame manufacturing facility – to create prototypes for their concepts. After vetting from a local panel of Pennsylvania industry and academic judges the students will build the winning design. Overall, the comprehensive experience will underscore the importance of project engineering and experiential learning.

“Arconic Foundation’s commitment preparing tomorrow’s workforce for rewarding careers that advance the future of manufacturing is longstanding, and Discovery Education is proud to partner with the foundation’s vision to empower youth to build a better world,” Lori McFarling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Discovery Education. “We congratulate the inaugural ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ winner Mansfield Junior-Senior High School, and all school communities, that work tirelessly to empower the next generation of students with 21st-century learning experiences that arm them with tools for future success.”

As manufacturing continues to evolve and require new skill sets, employers need qualified workers who are passionate about the industry. The Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge empowers educators to connect classroom-based STEM lessons to enriched, real-world career experiences, so that students have opportunities to gain valuable workplace skills prior to graduation. As part of the challenge, second and third prize winners were also acknowledged for their innovative proposals. Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge second place winner Holley-Navarre Middle School, based in Navarre, Fla., will be awarded a $3,500 grant for their What If: A Solution to Manufacturing Hurricane Sustainable Homes submission. And third place winner, Streamwood High School, based in Streamwood, Ill., will be awarded a $1,500 grant for their More product and fewer people: Modern day manufacturing at work initiative submission.

“The ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ has provided an opportunity for educators to engage in creating in-classroom experiences for students in unimaginable ways,” said Karie Huttner, Educational Technology Coach, Verona Area School District, Edgerton, Wisconsin. “Arconic Foundation’s collaboration with Discovery Education has inspired breakthrough ingenuity in classrooms across the country and has armed our nation’s youth with STEM experiences that spark their best thinking – immersive learning is foundational for innovation to occur in the future.”

As part of the Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge, 10 fourth place prizes are also being awarded to schools and educators in collaboration with Donors Choose. As a result of being selected for outstanding challenge submissions, Arconic Foundation will direct a $1,000 donation to each winning project featured on donorschoose.org.

Manufacture Your Future encourages the development of critical thinking skills through real-world applications. Available at no-cost to classrooms nationwide, the program offers comprehensive, cross-curricular STEM-based lesson plans and virtual field trips to provide students with direct access to today’s most prominent manufacturing careers. The program’s family discussion starters extend the conversation beyond the classroom, giving parents a way to highlight the crucial role that manufacturing plays in day-to-day life.

To access the site’s free resources, visit manufactureyourfuture.comManufacture Your Future materials are also available through Discovery Education Streaming Plus. For more information about Discovery Education’s digital content and professional development services, visit discoveryeducation.com. Stay connected with Discovery Education through social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest @DiscoveryEd.

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About Arconic Foundation:
Arconic Foundation supports programs that help prepare the 21st century engineering and advanced manufacturing workforce. Arconic Foundation is an independently endowed foundation with assets of approximately $320 million and is the charitable arm of Arconic, Inc. – which works in close partnership with customers to solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through collaboration with our nonprofit partners, our initiatives make quality STEM education opportunities available to students; support engineering and technical skills training through community colleges, technical schools and universities around the world; and help to create access for underrepresented individuals to the STEM fields. The work of Arconic Foundation is further enhanced by the thousands of Arconic employee volunteers who share their talents and time to make a difference in their communities. Established in 2016, Arconic Foundation is active in 26 countries around the globe.

About Discovery Education:
As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by Discovery, Inc., 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. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.

Contacts:
Charmion N. Kinder, Discovery Education
Charmion_Kinder@discovery.com, 240-274-2173 phone

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Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

— $10,000 Grant Unveiled to Enhance K-12 Access to STEM Education —

Silver Spring, Md. (Friday, December 14, 2018) – The Siemens Foundation, one of the country’s premier organizations advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of the 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. The $10,000 grant provides the opportunity to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education experiences and access to immersive learning for K-12 youth. This year, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education are collaborating with Title I schools across the nation to encourage grant application participation. Together, they are partnering with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, transform classrooms and increase academic achievement.

The $10,000 grant will be utilized by school leaders to purchase STEM-related equipment, supplies and technology, or to refurbish existing STEM labs. The collaboration between the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education ensures that K-12 students are given access to the tools they need to succeed in the 21st-century. K-12 educators, parents and school communities are invited to support the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes by voting for their favorite school once daily, until April 27, 2019, at SiemensSTEMDay.com/sweepstakes. Participants are also encouraged to join the Siemens STEM Day conversation on social media using the hashtag #IDreamofSTEM in the months leading up to the grand prize announcement.

“Through Siemens STEM Days, we deliver hands-on learning to K-12 students to foster their interest in STEM education,” said David Etzwiler, CEO of the Siemens Foundation. “Through our partnership with Discovery Education and Possibility Grant Sweepstakes, we hope to add to the national conversation about the importance of creating pathways to success in STEM for all students to leverage throughout their lives.”

Available at no-cost, the Siemens STEM Day program emphasizes the importance of STEM through over 150 proven, fun and engaging hands-on activities. Siemens STEM Day has adapted Discovery Education’s 4Cs STEM skills framework – collaboration, communication, creativity and critical-thinking – to extend and deepen students’ interest in STEM through immersive classroom activities.

“Authentically integrating digital STEM content and resources into classrooms across the country is changing the way students learn. The ‘Possibility Grant Sweepstakes’ is designed to support equity and access for all students, as they explore the power of STEM to solve today’s biggest challenges,” said Lori McFarling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Discovery Education. “Our partnership with Siemens Foundation is rooted in a shared belief that we must invest in solution-based initiatives in order to serve the needs of today’s digital learners.”

In addition to more than 150 free elementary and middle school activities, the Siemens STEM Day website now offers high school resources designed to support STEM curriculum and instruction with digital content. Interactive student activities can be filtered by grade level, category or career path, and explore topics spanning healthcare, engineering, IT, science, math, technology, energy and manufacturing. Siemens STEM Day also offers a Teacher Support Center that provides educators five-minute prep refreshers and downloadable one-sheets for best practice and how-to guides.

“‘Siemens STEM Day’ has played an integral role in building a student-centered STEM learning culture in my school and the initiative’s digitally immersive experiences have encouraged our students to think critically about seeking out solutions that can help improve our world,” said Conni Mulligan, Technology Facilitator, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, North Carolina. “The Possibility Grant Sweepstakes is exciting and provides educators in learning communities across the country with the inspiration they need to ‘dream big’ as they connect students with activities and experiences that help them apply science, technology, engineering and math to everyday life.”

To learn more about the 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes and download the program’s free resources, visit siemensstemday.com. Siemens STEM Day resources are also available through Discovery Education Streaming. For more information about Discovery Education’s digital content and professional development services, visit discoveryeducation.com. Stay connected with Discovery Education through social media on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and Pinterest @DiscoveryEd.

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About the Siemens Foundation:
The Siemens Foundation has invested more than $115 million in the United States to advance workforce development and education initiatives in science, technology, engineering and math. The Siemens Foundation’s mission is inspired by the culture of innovation, research and continuous learning that is the hallmark of Siemens’ companies. Together, the programs at the Siemens Foundation are closing the opportunity gap for young people in the U.S. when it comes to STEM careers and igniting and sustaining today’s STEM workforce and tomorrow’s scientists and engineers. For further information, visit siemens-foundation.org or follow @sfoundation.

About Discovery Education:
As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., 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. Explore the future of education at discoveryeducation.com.

Contacts:
Caroline Cassidy, Siemens
caroline.cassidy@siemens.com, 770-826-7379 phone

Charmion N. Kinder, Discovery Education
charmion_kinder@discovery.com, 240-274-2173 phone

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Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Introduce St. Louis Educators to Computational Thinking Strategies through Professional Development Training

Teachers from Metro St. Louis Participate in Classroom-Ready ‘Ignite My Future in School’ Critical Thinking Curriculum

LOUIS, MO | NEW YORK, NY, December 7, 2018 – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, launched the Ignite My Future in School Day of Discovery Techcademy for local teachers at Education Plus in St. Louis, Mo. This professional enrichment session connects local educators with curriculum experts to learn about Ignite My Future in School, understand its mission and receive hands-on training.

Ignite My Future in School offers educators curriculum support through free instructional resources with computational thinking strategies embedded into subjects such as math, sciences, arts, and social studies, all available on a digital platform. The program offers year-round assistance through a nationwide group of responsive and engaged teachers called Learning Leaders. This interdisciplinary approach to education equips students with thinking and technology skills that will be required for 21st century careers in every field.

The Bureau of Labor expects the number of tech employees to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, which would make tech the fastest growing industry. Next year, the tech field is projected to add more than 550,000 new jobs throughout the country. St. Louis, a fast-growing tech hub, has experienced a rise in tech jobs of 23.3 percent over the last year – only second to Seattle. The adoption of Ignite My Future in School will undoubtedly help supply well-equipped local talent to meet the industry’s rising demand.

TCS is committed to preparing students in St. Louis and across America for 21st century careers, empowering them with digital, employability and behavioral skills,” said Balaji Ganapathy, Head of Workforce Effectiveness, TCS. “At the core of the ‘Ignite My Future in School’ curriculum is computational thinking, which is the foundation for a versatile generation of future leaders and innovators.”

On a national level, Ignite My Future in School aims to engage 20,000 teachers and one million U.S. students by 2021. As a first step towards this objective, TCS and Discovery Education have already partnered with U.S. school districts in Metro Washington, D.C., Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and California to launch this innovative initiative. Since debuting in 2017, IMFIS has provided training materials valued at more than $2 million and engaged nearly 300,000 students over 5,100 educators from all 50 states.

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 About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS):
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 411,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com. To stay up-to-date on TCS news in North America, follow @TCS_NA. For TCS global news, follow @TCS_News.

About Discovery Education:
As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., 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. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com. Stay connected with Discovery Education on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @DiscoveryEd.

Media Contacts:
Ben Trounson, Tata Consultancy Services, b.trounson@tcs.com
Katie Pearson, for Tata Consultancy Services, katie.pearson@fleishman.com
Charmion N. Kinder, Discovery Education, charmion_kinder@discovery.com 

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Tennessee’s Shelby County Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education to Enhance Classroom Instruction and Prepare Students for Post-Secondary Success

– District’s Focus on STEM Instruction will Help the District Meet the Goals of its 10-Year Strategic Plan, Destination 2025

Silver Spring, MD (December 6, 2018)Shelby County Schools (SCS) today announced a new partnership withDiscovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms.  This new collaboration combines dynamic digital resources and an innovative professional learning model to create a unique STEM education initiative that supports the twin goals of SCS’s 10-year strategic plan, Destination 2025.  Shelby County Schools is Tennessee’s largest public school district, serves over 100,000 students in more than 200 schools, and is among the 25 largest public school districts in the United States.

Created with the input of teachers, parents, and community leaders, Destination 2025 seeks to enhance the quality of public education as it creates a more knowledgeable, productive and successful local workforce.  This strategic 10-year plan identified early literacy, post-secondary readiness, teacher and staff development, high quality schools, and mobilizing families and community as the high-leverage priorities SCS will focus on through 2025.  Through its commitment to addressing these critical areas, SCS will reach its goals of 80 percent of seniors will be on track to learn in a postsecondary classroom or enter the workforce straight out of high school; 90 percent of students will earn their high school diploma on time; and every student will enroll in a postsecondary opportunity college or career-ready.

SCS’s new partnership with Discovery Education is specifically targeted at improving post-secondary readiness, developing teachers, leaders, and central office capacity, and expanding high-quality school options.  This will be achieved through the strategic integration of a variety of Discovery Education’s digital resources into classroom instruction at 20 schools serving students in grades K-12 across the district.  The schools participating in this initative were selected through a competitive application process and will be the first SCS schools to experience this innovative new STEM curriculum.This initiative officially kicked off this week during a series of special launch events hosted at three SCS schools across the district.

“SCS recently received the second highest rating on the Tennessee Department of Education’s 2018 Accountability Report, which is evidence of the hard work of our school leaders, teachers and students” ,” said SCS Chief of Schools Dr. Angela Whitelaw. “However, our team is in no way resting on its accomplishments and we are seeking new ways to accelerate our success. Our new STEM initiative, which will be powered by rich digital resources and professional learning opportunities from Discovery Education, is just the latest example of the innovative approach Shelby County Schools are taking to prepare all students for success beyond graduation.”

Educators and students at the 20 participating campuses now have access to a number of Discovery Education’s award-winning digital services, including Discovery Education Streaming Plus.  Acomprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, Streaming Plus helps build students’ mastery in interpreting, understanding, and evaluating information.  Teacher resources include lesson plans, instructional strategies, and content collections organized around themes.  Students can access images, primary source documents, podcasts, oral interviews, books on tape, articles, and videos, as well as a collection of new STEM/STEAM resources designed to fuel a cultural shift in teaching and learning.

Discovery Education’s STEM Connect has also been introduced into K-8 classrooms at participating schools and serves as a key component in the district’s effort to build an engaging STEM curriculum.  A cutting-edge, web-based, interdisciplinary K-8 supplemental resource built on a 4Cs STEM skills framework, STEM Connect helps students develop the creative, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills they need for success beyond graduation. Featuring flexible, modular learning units, STEM Connect provides students an easy-to-follow educational experience that includes real-world challenges, career connections, and hands-on activities.

Discovery Education’s Science Techbook rounds out the state-of-the-art digital services now available to SCS teachers and students.  The Science Techbook series empowers educators to transform science instruction. Utilizing an inquiry-based format built on the Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate (5E) model, each Science Techbook includes rich, standards-aligned content such as video, audio, text, interactives with hands-on activities, and virtual labs that help educators differentiate instruction and provide a rich and engaging learning experience for students. Additional student features include bilingual text-to-speech and leveled reading tools and note-taking and highlighting capabilities.

The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM resources as well, including STEM Project Starters that encourage students to produce creative solutions to real world problems and STEM In Action resources, that help students connect their work to STEM careers.  Embedded formative assessment opportunities that help educators monitor student progress are embedded into each Techbook, and like all Discovery Education digital textbooks, the Science Techbooks work on any device.

To facilitate the integration of their new digital resources into classroom instruction, educators from the 20 SCS schools involved in this initiative will also participate in a three year professional development system from Discovery Education called STEMFormation.  Designed to build and sustain a culture of STEM teaching and learning, STEMFormation helps create a shared STEM vision, develops educators and administrators, cultivates inquiry-based, transdisciplinary instruction, and prepares our future workforce.

SCS educators will also be supported by the Discovery Education Community as they transform students’ learning experiences with dynamic digital media.  A global community of education professionals, the Discovery Education Community connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing and inspiration.

“Discovery Education is proud to have been chosen to help Shelby County Schools reach the ambitious goals set forth in Destination 2025,” said Rob Warren, Discovery Education Vice President of Education Partnerships.  “Superintendent Dr. Dorsey Hopson, Chief of Schools Dr. Angela Whitelaw, Chief Academic Officer Dr. Antonio Burt, Chief of Staff Brian Stockton and the entire SCS team are deeply committed to improving classroom instruction and preparing students for future success in the workforce, and we are proud to be a part of this exciting effort.”

Use #SCSSTEMFORMATION to follow SCS’s STEM intitiative on social media.  For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Facebook, follow us on Twitter at @DiscoveryEd, or find us on Instagram and Pinterest.

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About Discovery Education
As the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12 classrooms worldwide, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional learning, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc., 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. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.

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