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What services are provided by Discovery Education?

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Discovery Education focuses primarily on providing digital educational solutions to teachers and students. Services and products include the Discovery Education Techbook digital textbook series, Discovery Education Streaming Plus, professional development, the Discovery Educator Network and online assessment.

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The Discovery Education Techbook digital textbook series are interactive textbooks that feature written and digital content, activities and assessment. The textbooks align with relevant educational standards. As of 2015, Discovery Education has digital textbooks in science, math and social studies. A special iPad app is also available.

Discovery Education Streaming Plus is a multimedia resource that provides supplementary material to regular course content and aligns with relevant state standards. Among the learning resources offered by Discovery Education Streaming Plus are videos, multimedia activities, writing prompts and skill-building projects. It also allows teachers to easily find resources to supplement regular class material.

The Discovery Education Network provides educators with a platform to connect, both digitally and in person, with other educators across the globe. To this end, the network utilizes social media, online conferences and in-person events. In addition, Discovery Education offers professional development opportunities for teachers in integrating digital resources into the classroom environment. Many of the company's programs include features to facilitate teacher assessment responsibilities, such as the Teacher Learning Dashboard.

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