Charlotte, NC (Tuesday, September 6, 2022) — Discovery Education has once again been honored with multiple 2022 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. In the latest “Back to School” edition of this prestigious award program, the Discovery Education K-12 learning platform won in the Primary (K-5) and Secondary (6-12) categories and Mystery Science won in the Primary category. Evaluated by a panel of tech-savvy educators, the Back to School edition of the 2022 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence highlight 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 41 years, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence have recognized exceptional products and services within education technology. For this 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.
Mystery Science, which joined the Discovery Education family of services in 2020, provides K-5 educators simple-to-use, open-and-go, hands-on lessons that inspire students to love science. Each lesson begins by posing a question commonly asked by young students, followed by a series of brief videos and prompts to guide class discussion. The lesson concludes with a hands-on activity designed to bring learning to life.
“As we head into another uncertain year in education, technology will continue to be one of the key drivers for 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 services benefit from the support of the Discovery Educator Community. 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 honored to again be recognized by Tech & Learning for creating services that support innovative, effective teaching and learning,” said Scott Kinney, Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Education. “As educators return to the classroom for the 2022-2023 school year, Discovery Education sends them our best wishes. They are doing tremendous work and we are honored to be serving them.”
To request a demonstration of Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform and to learn more, visit DiscoveryEducation.com/features.
For more information about Discovery Education’s award-winning digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.
The American Consortium for Equity in Education, publisher of the "Equity & Access" journal, celebrates and connects the educators, associations, community partners and industry leaders who are working to solve problems and create a more equitable environment for historically underserved pre K-12 students throughout the United States.