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Discovery Education Enhances Streaming Service With Hundreds of New Digital Assets

Posted Nov 20, 2014
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Discovery Education has announced the addition of several hundred new titles to its flagship Discovery Education Streaming and Discovery Education Streaming Plus services. The enhancements include a significant amount of new content in core academic areas for grades K-5.

Discovery Education Streaming Plus provides teachers and students with a comprehensive digital library of instructional videos, skill builders, writing prompts, multimedia activities, and articles that are aligned to state and national curriculum standards and integrate seamlessly into any curriculum. More than 350 exclusive titles from Espresso Education, which is now Discovery Education, have been added to Discovery Education Streaming Plus and Discovery Education Streaming Canada covering core subject areas, including math, language arts, social studies, science and health.

The video content supports students in grades K-5 and explores topics such as the alphabet, counting strategies, inventors and inventions, media literacy, healthy eating, phonics, handwriting, basic needs of plants and animals, and problem-solving. Also included in the offerings are Global Stories, a weekly news series covering current events which is specifically geared toward a younger audience of grades K-5.

Searchable by keyword, content area and grade level, the video and digital assets in Discovery Education Streaming Plus help students build mastery in interpreting, understanding and evaluating information presented in a variety of ways, and provide the tools to teach students how to think critically about what they see and experience in their daily lives, the announcement states.

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) will continue to support Discovery Education users in their efforts to transform students’ learning experiences with digital media. A global community of education professionals, the DEN 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.

Source: Discovery Education, discoveryeducation.com


 
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