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The Discovery Education K-12 Learning Platform Honored with a 2021 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for Back to School

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Silver Spring, MD (Monday, August 30, 2021) — Discovery Education’s daily learning platform was recently honored with a 2021 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Back to School in the Secondary (6-12) category. Evaluated by a panel of tech-savvy educators, the new 2021 Back to School Awards showcase products and organizations promoting effective teaching and learning practices in the new school year. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.  

For over 40 years, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence have recognized exceptional products and services within education technology. For this new competition, Tech & Learning sought nominations for products that offer school leaders versatility, value, and solutions to specific problems as they support innovative, effective teaching and learning.  

Connecting educators to a vast collection of high-quality, standards-aligned content, ready-to-use digital lessons, intuitive quiz and activity creation tools, and professional learning resources, Discovery Education’s recently enhanced digital platform facilitates engaging, daily instruction in any learning environment.  

Discovery Education’s team continues adding, contextualizing, and organizing exciting new content and timely and relevant resources to the platform each month in response to current events and the ever-evolving needs of educators. These resources, sourced from trusted partners, are aligned to state and national standards, and help educators bring the outside world into teaching and learning every day.  

The K-12 learning platform is designed to work within a school systems’ existing infrastructure and workflows and provides safe, secure, simple access methods for educators and students. Expanded and lasting partnerships with Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas, Brightspace, and Clever make integrating Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform into existing IT architecture easier than ever. 

“As we head into another uncertain year in education, technology will continue to be one of the key drivers of innovation,” says Tech & Learning Group Publisher Christine Weiser. “Our judges chose the winning products recognized here for their versatility, compatibility, value, and ability to help schools solve challenges and support continuous instruction. Congratulations to all of our winners.”   

Educators using Discovery Education’s K-12 platform benefit from the support of the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Community. This global community of education professionals connects members in 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 honored by the Tech & Learning’s Award of Excellence judges’ recognition of our flexible learning platform,” said Scott Kinney, Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Education. “Over the past year and a half, the Discovery Education team has worked to pair the amazing digital content educators and students know and love with powerful tools to make this platform an indispensable part of teaching and learning each day. This award is a powerful endorsement of the improvements we’ve made to our platform and will serve to motivate Discovery Education’s talented product development team as they seek new ways to support the continued academic growth of students everywhere.” 

To request a demonstration of Discovery Education’s daily learning platform and to learn more, visit For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.


About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education 

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