Silver Spring, Md. — August 22, 2007 — Broward County Public Schools recently renewed its contract to provide Discovery Education unitedstreaming to area educators and students. The only digital-video-based learning resource scientifically proven to increase academic achievement, Discovery Education unitedstreaming enhances local educator´s curriculum with digital media and engages the YouTube generation on their ground. Today, one million educators and 30 million students in more than half of U.S. schools learn with Discovery Education unitedstreaming.
As the pressure for students to master 21st century skills within the framework of the No Child Left Behind Act continues to grow, the use of technology in the classroom becomes more important. Broward County Public Schools continues to be at the forefront of this trend by offering educators seamless access to online digital content correlated to Florida´s educational standards. With more than 4,000 full-length videos segmented into 40,000 content-specific clips at their fingertips, area educators will continue to enjoy the flexibility to seize teachable moments and illustrate for students visually concepts or ideas in every subject area.
Supporting Broward County Public Schools is the Discovery Educator Network, a global community of 25,000 educators passionate about integrating media into classroom curriculum. Through the Discovery Educator Network, Broward County Public Schools educators have free access to a wide range of technology training, as well as a resource library of teacher generated projects and tools to create their own educational blogs.
For more information on Discovery Education unitedstreaming, or any other products and services from Discovery Education, please visit www.discoveryeducation.com or call 800-323-9084.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is a division of Discovery Communications, the leading global real-world and knowledge-based media company. The leader in digital video-based learning, Discovery Education produces and distributes high-quality digital video content in easy-to-use formats, in all core-curricular subject areas. Discovery Education is committed to creating scientifically proven, standards-based digital resources for teachers, students and parents that make a positive impact on student learning. Through strategic partnerships with public television stations across the country, its public service initiatives, products and joint business ventures, Discovery Education helps educators around the world harness the power of broadband and media to connect their students to a world of learning. For more information, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.