LATEST NEWS RELEASES
EDUCATION NEWS

Georgia Cyber Academy Renews Partnership With Discovery Education Creating Dynamic Digital Learning Environments Statewide 

xx

Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) today announced an extension of its multi-year collaboration with global edtech leader Discovery Education creating dynamic digital learning environments statewide. Through the continuation of this partnership, teachers in the Georgia Cyber Academy’s K-12 classes will continue to integrate Discovery Education’s dynamic digital resources into instruction, igniting student curiosity and supporting higher academic achievement.

Georgia Cyber Academy is a statewide, tuition-free, online, accredited Georgia public charter school for students in grades K-12 that serves approximately 11,000 students. GCA’s team of dedicated educators create exciting virtual learning environments where students are empowered to reach their full academic potential through participation in live interactive classes and an engaging curriculum that supports individualized and differentiated student learning paths.

Realizing their continued need for a suite of digital solutions that empower K-12 teachers to create learning environments capable of capturing students’ attention, GCA’s administrators renewed their long-term relationship with Discovery Education. With these resources in hand, GCA teachers can create lessons that help all learners successfully reach their full potential, emerge career or college ready, and prepared to assume roles as positive contributors to society. Among the Discovery Education solutions GCA renewed are:

Discovery Education Experience. 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 provides a powerful K-12 learning platform that 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, ClassLink, and Clever, integrating Discovery Education’s learning platform into existing Information Technology architecture is easier than ever.

Science Techbook. Accessed through Discovery Education’s award-winning digital platform Discovery Education Experience, the Science Techbook is a K-12 core curriculum that includes engaging digital resources, hands-on activity kits, virtual investigations, and custom professional learning. This comprehensive resource includes ready-to use, phenomena-driven lessons that motivate students, powerful technology tools—such as toggle-on Spanish translation—that personalize access, and time-saving teacher tools that streamline prep and grading. Science Techbook is available in both print and digital formats, providing a seamless classroom experience complete with immersive, interactive ways to explore, including hands-on engineering activities, interactive labs, and STEM connections.

Through its digital, print, and blended options, Science Techbook delivers a wide range of high-quality resources that support students as they discover how science is practiced in the real world while focusing on deeper understanding and application of grade-appropriate science content. Recently, Discovery Education’s Science Techbook was certified as meeting the rigorous, evidence-based ESSA Tier III standards as set forth in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Social Studies Techbook. Also accessed through Discovery Education’s award-winning digital platform Discovery Education Experience, Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook is a standards-aligned, core-curricular resource that uses an inquiry-based approach to enhance literacy and critical thinking skills, allowing students to approach inquiry through the 5Es: Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend, and Evaluate. From stories of ancient cultures to current events, this comprehensive digital textbook takes concepts off the pages and brings lessons to life. In addition, users of this resource enjoy access to two Lexile levels of core content, authentic Spanish translation, 180 additional languages through Google Translate, and innovative strategies for teaching all students.

“Georgia Cyber Academy is dedicated to creating an interactive virtual learning environment that supports individualized and differentiated student-centered educational experiences,” said Maria Blencowe, Communications Director at Georgia Cyber Academy. “Our extended partnership with Discovery Education will continue to help our educators meet this goal for all students.”

All GCA educators also enjoy access to the Discovery Educator Network. A global community of education professionals, the Discovery Educator Network connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, an exclusive community platform, and in-person events, fostering valuable idea sharing and inspiration.

“Discovery Education is excited to continue its long-time collaboration with the Georgia Cyber Academy,” said Lyndley McNabb, Discovery Education’s Partnership Manager. “We are proud to support Georgia Cyber Academy’s innovative efforts to deliver individualized and differentiated student-centered educational experiences.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s award-winning digital resources and professional learning solutions visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through X (formerly Twitter), LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook.

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.

Current issue of Equity & Access:


Equity & Access - Issue 28

Follow us

Join & Subscribe

Share this page with your friends and colleagues:

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Skip to content