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Who We Are

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.

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.

Discovery Education offers a portfolio of opportunities for districts to meet students where they want to learn in the digital age. With award-winning digital content, interactive lessons, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's greatest talent, classroom contests & challenges, professional development and more — Discovery is leading the way in transforming classrooms and inspiring learning.

Watch the following video to get an overview of the Discovery Education organization and our philosophy.

What We Offer — Our Services

Discovery Education offers a breadth and depth of digital media content that is immersive, engaging and brings the world into the classroom to give every student a chance to experience fascinating people, places, and events. All content is aligned to state standards, can be aligned to custom curriculum, and supports classroom instruction regardless of the technology platform.
Whether looking for a digital media library service, an implementation to help you transition your classroom to a 21st century environment or to move completely to replace textbooks with digital resources, Discovery Education offers a continuum of solutions to meet your district's specific needs. In addition, we offer a variety of professional development to ensure effective implementation in the classroom. You know your needs. We know our services. Together we can create an effective solution.
And, add the vast number of additional classroom instruction opportunities available such as virtual experiences, compelling Discovery talent, free lesson plans and materials, and a variety of contests and challenges and with Discovery Education teachers are truly able to give students opportunities to soar beyond the traditional textbook for endless possibilities. Learn More:
"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." 

Nicole Wagner, Teacher
Tavan Elementary

What We Achieve — Results

Implementation of Discovery Education impacts the way an educator teaches, providing them the digital content and the professional development to transform classroom instruction into an immersive, experience that inspires a student's natural curiosity. Discovery Education impacts the way students learn, breaking down barriers and moving beyond static textbooks to a digital delivery they already embrace.

However, accelerating student achievement is the ultimate result we all want to reach. Discovery Education has worked with school districts across all sizes and demographics and consistently delivers results. We evaluate our services on both the qualitative (student engagement, teacher satisfaction and impact) and quantitative measures (test scores).

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Results at a Glance

Collier County Public Schools, Florida

  • 4 point increase in average FCAT score at the 5th grade in classrooms with experienced teachers
  • 17 point increase in average FCAT score at the 8th grade in classrooms with experienced teachers
  • ELL students 66% more likely to score at a proficient or higher level on FCAT

Grand Prairie Independent School District, Texas

  • 98% of educators highly satisfied or satisfied. 140 high-quality professional development sessions over two days to the entire Grand Prairie ISD staff — almost 2,300 educators and administrators — to support the district's digital transformation.

Mooresville Graded School District, North Carolina

  • Student proficiency on state exams rising to 2nd place within the state while maintaining fiscal discipline.
  • Number of students dropping out decreased year over year
“You feel like you are on the same team as a partner that wants you to be successful”

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