Silver Spring, MD (Wednesday, May 11, 2022)– Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced the renewal of its long-term partnership with Discovery Education, the global Adtech leader whose cutting-edge digital platform supports learning everywhere.
The renewal of LPB’s 19-year collaboration with Discovery Education provides educators with high-quality digital content from Discovery Education’s award-winning K-12 learning platform that supports the design and distribution of exciting learning experiences across statewide classrooms.
LPB is Louisiana’s largest classroom, on every device, in school and in the community. LPB’s Educational Services Division is committed to providing comprehensive information, lesson plans, materials and digital resources to support formal K-12 education across the state. Through a nearly two-decade-long partnership with Discovery Education, LPB has offered a wealth of digital resources, including the flexible K-12 platform for discovery education for educators and students.
Connecting educators with a vast collection of high-quality, quality-lined content, ready-to-use digital lessons, intuitive quiz and activity creation tools, and professional learning resources, Discovery Education provides educators with an enhanced learning platform to facilitate engaging, everyday instruction. Any learning environment.
The Discovery Education team continues to add, contextualize and organize exciting new content and timely and relevant resources on the platform each month in response to the ever-increasing demand for teachers. These resources, emanating from trusted partners, are aligned with state and national standards and help educators bring the world of education and learning beyond every day.
Discovery Education’s K-12 Learning Platform works within the existing infrastructure and workflow of the school system and provides a safe, secure, easy-to-access method for educators and students. Through long-term, long-term partnerships with Microsoft Team, Google Classroom, Schoolji, Canvas, Brightspace and Clever, it is easier than ever to integrate Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform into existing IT architecture.
“Louisiana Public Broadcasting has made it a strategic goal to maintain and enhance Louisiana’s role as a national leader in emerging television and educational technology,” said Clarence Copeland, Acting Executive Director of Louisiana Public Broadcasting. “Our partnership with Discovery Education – which is now closing in its 20th year – is a key element of this effort and we are delighted to continue this valuable relationship.”
As part of the renewal, Louisiana’s academics will benefit from the support of the Discovery Education community. This global community of education professionals connects members to the school system through social media, virtual conferences and personal events, providing valuable networking, sharing ideas and providing inspiration.
Louisiana is one of several states where Discovery Education resources are used statewide. Other states include Arizona, Delaware, New Hampshire, Nevada, Mississippi and South Carolina.
“Discovery Education’s long-term partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting is helping state educators connect what is learned in the classroom with the outside world,” said Kristen Berish, vice president of Discovery Education Partners Success. “Discovery Education is proud to continue this strong relationship and we look forward to better serving Louisiana’s students and educators in the future.”
For more information about the Louisiana Public Broadcasting Department of Education, visit www.lpb.org/education.
For more information on Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional education services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education through social media.TwitterAnd LinkedIn.
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