Technology for Learning

Discovery Education Releases Updates to Several Learning Products

K–12 ed tech company Discovery Education (DE) has recently added and updated several products on its digital platform. These include a new original series, new Arcademics games, Sesame Workshop resources, and science teaching resources.

Key updates include:

  • A “Real-World Phenomena Jr.” new original natural science English and Spanish video series with instructional materials and activities;

  • 10 new Arcademics multiplayer learning games in math, language arts, and social studies;

  • Sesame Workshop social studies and civics resources;

  • Pivot Interactives video-based enhancements, such as targeted responsive feedback, individually randomized questions, a drag-and-drop question feature, and a redesigned grading tool for teachers.

  • Mystery Science upgrades, adding scientific anchor layers to kindergarten lessons and state and Next Generation Science Standards concepts for grades 2-5.

A webinar will be held on April 27, 2023, at 3 p.m. ET, to highlight and feature these updates and other learning products and services. Those who cannot attend will be sent the recording. Go to the registration page to sign up.

Visit the system requirements page to learn which devices and systems are supported for DE.

To take a tour of the DE platform, visit this page.

Discovery Education “serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading ed tech solutions that support the success of all learners.” Those who use the DE service also have access to the Discovery Educator Network.

Visit the Discovery Education home page to learn more.

About the Author

Kate Lucariello is a former newspaper editor, EAST Lab high school teacher and college English teacher.