The Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence have honored multiple Discovery Education products as the Best of 2023. The Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023 celebrates educational technology from the last 12 months that have excelled in supporting teachers, students, and education professionals in the classroom for professional development, or general management of education resources and learning. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform nurtures curiosity wherever learning takes place.
For over 41 years, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence have recognized exceptional products and services within education technology. The Best of 2023 Award entries were judged on their feature set, innovation, perceived value, and ease of use.
In the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Awards: Best of 2023, Discovery Education was honored in the following categories:
Discovery Education Experience – Primary & Secondary Categories
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 Experience facilitates engaging instruction in any environment. 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. Through expanded, lasting partnerships with Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas, Brightspace, and Clever, integrating Experience into existing Information Technology architecture is easier than ever.
DreamBox Reading Plus by Discovery Education – Primary Category
DreamBox Reading Plus by Discovery Education is an online literacy solution for students aged 3-12. This adaptive program enhances silent reading fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and motivation. Notably, it measures and monitors each student’s motivation and confidence as a reader, providing personalized instruction and intervention for diverse learners, including multilingual learners and those with special education needs. The program boasts a vast library of engaging literary selections, aligns with national and state standards, and has demonstrated strong evidence of impact, making it a comprehensive solution for literacy development.
DreamBox Math by Discovery Education – Secondary Category
DreamBox Math by Discovery Education is a K-8 online math program that supplements core instruction in the classroom or at home and is independently proven by several third-party research organizations to increase math achievement. With over 3,857,000,000 instructional minutes driven by DreamBox in a year, it adapts dynamically to learners, providing personalized lessons available in English and Spanish. The platform also offers actionable reporting, tools for differentiation, and content-specific professional development for teachers.
Mystery Science – Primary Category
Mystery Science 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. Students then explore these questions through interactive videos featuring real-world visuals fostering a sense of wonder and actively supporting student engagement in the accompanying discussion prompts. Mystery Science simplifies prep for teachers, making the integration of this resource into classroom instruction simple. Plus, all K-5 science lessons are now available in Spanish, with accompanying videos featuring authentic Spanish narration and Spanish text-on-screen (for discussion questions, vocabulary words, and step-by-step instructions). Editable, ready-to-use worksheets and assessments are also available in both English and Spanish.
Science Techbook by Discovery Education – Secondary Category
The Discovery Education Science Techbook series is a comprehensive, research-backed science solution for grades K-12. Used in classrooms across the United States, the Science Techbooks drive engagement with exclusive, phenomena-based, interactive digital content and companion printed resources. The virtual and hands-on investigations, STEM activities, and instructional supports within Techbook enhance the delivery of impactful, blended instruction, in person or at a distance. Available with the Science Techbooks are coordinated teacher guides offering unit, concept, and lesson overviews, standards connections, and differentiation activities that inform instructional planning and guide three-dimensional learning. Teacher editions also provide flexible pacing options, embedded teacher notes, and pathways for learning that support diverse learners.
“2023 will surely be remembered as ‘the year of AI,’ but there were plenty of examples of products that integrated a variety of innovative technology to help to improve teaching and learning,” said Christine Weiser, Content Director for Tech & Learning. “Congratulations to the winners for supporting innovation in schools.”
Learn more about the Tech & Learning Best of 2023 awards program and the other winners here.
“Thank you to Tech & Learning for their careful review of all the entries and for for recognizing several Discovery Education solutions for excellence in 2023,” said Jeremy Cowdrey, Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Education. “This recognition validates Discovery Education’s efforts to provide educators and students best-in-class digital learning solutions that support improved academic achievement, and will encourage our team to continue to innovate on behalf of all learners.”
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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 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Warner Bros. 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 at DiscoveryEducation.com.