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Discovery Education Experience and Discovery Education STEM Connect Earn Prestigious EdTech Awards

Silver Spring, Md. (Monday, May 11, 2020) Discovery Education Experience—the comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K–12 curricular areas—was recently announced the winner of an Edtech Award in the Product or Service Setting a Trend category. In addition, Discovery Education STEM Connect, the web-based, interdisciplinary K-8 supplemental STEM resource, was named the Edtech Award winner in the STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) Solution category.  Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, and provides students access to exciting learning experiences no matter their location or device.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the US-based EdTech Awards are administered by Edtech Digest. The largest recognition program in all of education technology, the EdTech Awards recognizes the biggest names in education technology.

“Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, The EdTech Awards shine a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders and innovative trendsetters across the K-12, Higher Education, and Skills and Workforce sectors,” said Victor Rivero, Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest and manager of the EdTech Awards program. “And with the extraordinary shift to online learning underway nationwide, really acknowledging the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in our field is more important than ever.”

Discovery Education Experience assists educators in creating real-world learning opportunities that engage all students and leads to improved academic achievement.  The service’s standards-aligned content is assignable and can be bookmarked and saved for later use and remixed to meet the varying needs of diverse student populations in a safe and secure environment.  In addition, the service’s up-to-date, high-quality, and ever-growing digital content collections, as well as a library of immersive virtual field trips and viewing parties, are drawn from trusted partners.

Discovery Education STEM Connect helps students develop the creative, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills they need for success beyond graduation, and in 2019 was awarded the prestigious CODiE award by the Software and Information Industry Association. 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.

In addition to winning EdTech Awards for Discovery Education Experience and Discovery Education STEM Connect, the following Discovery Education services were named EdTech Award finalists:

Discovery Education Social Science Techbook in the Social Studies Solution category,

Discovery Education Science Techbook in the Science Solution category,

Discovery Education Experience in the New Product or Service category, and

Discovery Education Math Techbook in the Math Solution category.

“Discovery Education is honored by the EdTech Awards’ recognition of our digital services,” said Scott Kinney, Discovery Education President of K-12 Education. “With so many school systems depending on innovative edtech services to maintain their students’ continuity of learning, we are proud to be counted among the best in the field.  Thank you to the EdTech Award judges for their careful review of all the entrants, but more importantly, thanks to all the educators in school systems across the country who are using these resources in their instruction during this incredibly trying time.”

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Discovery Education is offering schools and school systems not currently using the company’s digital services free access to Discovery Education Experience. Schools accepting this offer will have access to Discovery Education’s dynamic K-12 learning platform and its ready-to-use digital lesson plans, activities, and standards-aligned resources through the remainder of the school year. In addition, Discovery Education is offering a suite of no cost resources for parents and caregivers called Daily DE that can be used at home. For more information, visit Discovery Education’s comprehensive Virtual Learning resource website dedicated to helping educators adapt their instruction to meet today’s needs.

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

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently 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 like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.

Contact:

Discovery Education
Stephen Wakefield
Email: SWakefield@discoveryed.com
Phone: (202) 316-6615

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