SILVER SPRING, MD (Wednesday, May 11, 2022)– Louisiana Public Broadcasting(LPB) today announced the resumption of its long-term partnership with Discovery Education world leader edtech, whose modern digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.
The LPB update of its 19-year partnership with Discovery Education provides teachers with high-quality digital content from Discovery Education’s the award-winning K-12 learning platform supporting the development and delivery of exciting learning experiences in classrooms across the state.
LPB is the largest class in Louisiana by air, on every device, in schools and in society. The LPB Education Services Division is committed to providing extensive information, lesson plans, materials, and digital resources to support formal K-12 education across the state. Through nearly two decades of partnership with Discovery Education, LPB has offered faculty and students a variety of digital resources, including the flexible Discovery Education K-12 platform.
By connecting educators to a wide collection of high-quality, standards-ready content, ready-to-use digital lessons, intuitive quiz and lesson creation tools, and professional learning resources, Discovery Education provides educators advanced learning platformpromoting engagement, daily learning in any learning environment.
The Discovery Education team continues to add, contextualize and organize interesting new content and timely and relevant resources on the platform on a monthly basis in response to the ever-evolving needs of educators. These resources, received from trusted partners, meet state and national standards and help educators engage the outside world in teaching and learning every day.
The K-12 learning platform from Discovery Education operates within the existing infrastructure and workflows of school systems and provides safe, secure and easy access methods for teachers and students. Thanks to extended, long-term partnerships with Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas, Brightspace and Clever, integrating the Discovery Education K-12 into the existing IT architecture is easier than ever.
“Louisiana Public Broadcasting has made one of the goals of its strategic plan to maintain and enhance Louisiana’s role as a national leader in new television and educational technologies,” said Clarence Copeland, acting executive director of Louisiana Public Broadcasting. “Our partnership with Discovery Education, which is now approaching its 20th anniversary, is a key component of this effort, and we are excited to continue this valuable relationship.”
As part of the upgrade, Louisiana educators will continue to enjoy supportDiscovery Education Community . This global community of education professionals connects members of school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences and personal events, promoting valuable networking, sharing ideas and inspiration.
Louisiana is one of several states in which Discovery Education resources are used nationwide. Other states include Arizona, Delaware, New Hampshire, Nevada, Mississippi and South Carolina.
“Discovery Education’s long-term collaboration with Louisiana Public Broadcasting helps state teachers connect what they learn in the classroom with the outside world,” said Kristen Berisch, Discovery Education’s vice president of partner success. “Discovery Education is proud to continue this powerful relationship, and we look forward to serving Louisiana students and faculty in the future.”
For more information on the Louisiana Department of Education Public Broadcasting visitwww.lpb.org/education.
For more information on Discovery Education’s digital resources and vocational training services, visitwww.discoveryeducation.comand stay in touch with Discovery Education on social mediaTwitterand LinkedIn.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is a world leader in edtech, whose modern digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through award-winning multimedia content, learning support and innovative tools in the classroom, Discovery Education helps educators deliver a level playing field by engaging all students and sustaining higher academic achievement globally. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million faculty and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are available in more than 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education works with districts, states and trusted organizations to provide teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all students. Explore the future of education inwww.discoveryeducation.com.