Discovery Education Partner Success Stories

Discovery Education works to develop sustainable solutions that transform classrooms, empower teachers and captivate students. Whether our partners are just beginning their digital journey or well along their way, our tailored programs are designed to drive impactful growth through a combination of the highest quality digital resources, capacity building instructional and administrative professional development and support from the largest learning network of its kind.

Here are just a few of our compelling partnership success stories.


Our Greatest Success Is That of Our Partners

Val Verde Unified School District, CA

Schools Blend NGSS with STEAM for Powerful Combination

District leaders were initially attracted to Science Techbook because of its deeply rooted connection to NGSS. Powerful model lessons give students a relatable anchor point for learning about the world around them, inspiring them to discover the passion of a scientist in each of them.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook for NGSS

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Carroll County Public Schools, MD

Professional Development Accelerates Digital Transformation

Math Techbook provided the perfect toolkit for Carroll County’s needs. It’s designed to be flexible and adaptable to any learning environment. Learn how this district is using Math Techbook to empower teachers in classrooms where 1:1 devices aren’t always available.

Digital Solutions: Math Techbook, Science Techbook

Garland ISD, TX

Using Techbook to Transform Garland’s STEAM Education and Student Success

Garland Independent School District is a large suburban district outside of Dallas serving almost 60,000 students. With 72 different languages spoken within this diverse district, Garland ISD is focused on transforming their culture to ensure success for each individual student.

Digital Solutions: STEMformation, Science Techbook™, Social Studies Techbook™, Math Techbook™

Rowan-Salisbury Schools, NC

Rowan-Salisbury Classrooms Reinvigorated with Techbook

Two years after Rowan-Salisbury School System (North Carolina) embarked on a strategic plan incorporating Discovery Education Techbook, student test scores increased and 20 percent more schools exceeded the state’s growth expectations in 2015. These student achievement results led to the state removing the school system from its list of low-performing districts.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook™, Social Studies Techbook™, Math Techbook™

BioTECH at Richmond Heights, FL

Budding Botanists Use Techbook for a Destination Science Experience

Students at BioTECH experience sci-ence by venturing beyond the walls of their classrooms. They get their hands dirty studying and experimenting with the diverse flora of their environment, and they take their learnings back into the classroom to dive deeper into the subject. Their instructional materials needed to be able to keep up with BioTECH’s unique science curriculum.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook™

Carroll County Schools, MD

Better Engagement, Better Assessments, Better Results

After years of traditional pedagogy, district leaders at Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) wanted to revitalize the district’s teaching practices with a fresh approach for math.

Digital Solutions: Math Techbook™

Wicomico County Public Schools, MD

Making a Difference with a Digital Platform

With Maryland state assessments going digital, educators at Wicomico County Public Schools knew they needed to increase the rigor of their math instruction and take a digital leap with their curriculum. But they were concerned that not being a 1:1 district would hold them back.

Digital Solutions: Math Techbook™

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Caddo Parish Public Schools, LA

Igniting Cultural Transformation Through STEM and Digital Content

Caddo Parish Public Schools is a diverse, urban school system serving over 41,000 students in 62 schools, making it the third largest parish in Louisiana. With a growing Title I population, making up over 65 percent of the student population, and pockets of extraordinary instructional excellence, Superintendent Lamar Goree has an inspiring vision to provide equitable access to great instruction for every student, every day.

Partner Solutions: six-year strategic initiative branded iLearn, Science Techbook™, Social Studies Techbook™, Math Techbook™

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Rock Hill Schools, SC

Science Techbook Students Outperform Peers

Results from the district’s research team, led by Dr. Harriet Jaworowski, show that students using Techbook scored higher on average in South Carolina’s 2015 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS) examination than their peers who were not taught with Techbook.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook™, Professional Development

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Mundelein Elementary School District 75, IL

Targeting Math Engagement with Problems Worth Solving

Two years ago, math scores at the district’s middle school were in decline. Superintendent Dr. Andy Henrikson said they sought out Discovery Education’s Math Techbook to help get instruction back on track. Math Techbook is a digital math textbook that specializes in engaging students by giving them real-world problems worth solving.

Digital Solutions: Math Techbook, Professional Development

Wake County Public School System, NC

Developing Teacher-Leaders to Drive the Digital Transition

In order to effectively make a large-scale shift to the technology-based Common Core state standards, Wake County focused on equipping its teachers with the appropriate tools and training to integrate technology into their classrooms through a Digital Leader Corps initiative.

Digital Solutions: Digital Leader Corps

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Partner Stories: Chris Layton

Oak Ridge Schools, TN

This new dad loves his middle school students, but treasures the time he spends with his wife and baby girl. Watch how a random encounter with an airport cleaning lady helped him uncover a way to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Digital Solutions: Social Studies Techbook

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Collier County Public Schools, FL

Paving the Way for Digital Transformation with Techbook

Collier County Public Schools in Florida serves approximately 47,000 students spanning 56 schools, serving a diverse student population: 67 percent economically needy, 47 percent Hispanic, 51 percent second-language learners. A diverse district in terms of geography, demographics, and opportunity, Dr. Patton and district leadership made a commitment to invest in 21st century tools and robust professional development to reimagine the culture of teaching and learning.

Partner Solutions: Science Techbook™, Social Studies Techbook™, Math Techbook™, Professional Development and Community Engagement

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC

Sustained, Dramatically Increasing Science Scores

Charlotte-Mecklenburg leadership recognized the need to make the district’s science instruction more interactive and engaging. In addition, they wanted to build the confidence of their teachers.

Digital Solutions: Digital Content, Professional Development

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Piqua City Schools, OH

Moving Beyond Piqua City Walls into a World of Discovery

In order to meet the needs of their students, Piqua City leadership recognized that they should endeavor to make the district’s curriculum more interactive and engaging.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus, Techbook, Professional Development

Mooresville Graded School District, NC

Producing Real Results in Student Achievement, Teacher proficiency, and Lowered Costs.

Mooresville Graded School District and Discovery Education have partnered for nearly a decade to drive innovation in education by providing Mooresville students the highest-quality digital resources.

Digital Solutions: Techbook™, Streaming Plus, Professional Development

Prince George’s County Public Schools, MD

Promoting Literacy and Problem Solving through Professional Development

PGCPS partnered with Discovery Education to deliver a one-day professional development learning conference for the district’s 9,000 educators that focused on effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

Digital Solutions: Professional Development

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Santa Rosa Public Schools, FL

Comprehensive Approach to Digital Transition Yields Results

Santa Rosa County Schools is a medium size, rural/suburban school district in the panhandle of Florida with 35 schools, serving over 26,000 students. As one of the highest performing districts in the state, that has been historically one of the lowest funded, Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick has a bold vision for leveraging STEAM to transform the culture of teaching and learning.

Partner Solutions: STEAM INNOVATE (5-year initiative), Science Techbook™, Social Studies Techbook™, Math Techbook™

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, FL

Achieving Real Results Through Transformational Change

Leaders from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, one of the largest school systems in the United States, realized that today’s students have changed, that they needed more access to the world in preparation for their futures, and that schools needed to catch up.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus, Science, Professional Development

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Utica Community Schools, MI

Reimagining Education: Committing to Digital Transformation and Empowering Learning

Utica Community Schools in Macomb County, Michigan serves over 25,000 students. It’s a district dedicated to their mission, “Every Child Achieves,” and they strive each and every day to help every child reach his or her full potential.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus, Science Techbook

Oak Ridge Schools, TN

Creating Authentic Digital Learning Environments through STEM Professional Development

Superintendent Dr. Bruce Borchers recently announced a strategic plan to transform Oak Ridge Schools into the premier preK-12 STEM school district in the nation. The district’s goal is to become a leader in STEM education through continuation and expansion of Oak Ridge’s already well-regarded educational opportunities for students along with additional enhancements to technology infrastructure, professional development and access to devices, which will place dynamic digital content in the hands of each student.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus, Science Techbook, Professional Development

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District Success: Superintendent Stories

Hear what these superintendents are saying about Discovery Education, and the difference our resources have made in their districts.

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Center Grove Community Schools, IN

Moving Forward with Discovery Education Science Techbook

During the last state-wide science textbook adoption, Center Grove administrators realized traditional, print-based textbooks were not going to serve their students well. They understood a different approach was required to engage their students in science and to maximize their investment in technology.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook, Community

Monroe County Schools, TN

Helping Tennessee Educators Succeed through Integrated Classroom Solutions

The Monroe County School district’s motto, “Education for Tomorrow – Today,” affirms their commitment of providing sutdents with access to the highest quality educational resources to enable future success. Choosing the right partner is key to delivering on that vision.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus

Sherman Independent Schools, TX

Supporting Digital Transformation and Reaching New Milestones

Sherman Independent School District in Sherman, Texas serves over 6,700 students. In order to help fulfill their mission, “to ensure that each student is equipped to excel in our changing environment, through a school system characterized by an unrelenting passion for excellence,” Sherman ISD turned to Discovery Education.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook, Community

Indianapolis Public Schools, IN

Engaging Students, Making Social Studies Relevant

Indianapolis Public Schools continues to strive to implement their vision to “be the flagship in innovative urban education, preparing all students to be successful in the global economy. Learn how they utilized Discovery Education services to engage students and make social studies relevant.

Digital Solutions: Science Techbook, Community

Grand Prairie Independent School District, TX

Professional Development Accelerates Digital Transformation

Working with administrators, classroom teachers, and parents, Discovery Education developed a strategy for GPISD that included engaging and motivating digital content and professional development as a key to their digital conversion.

Digital Solutions: Streaming Plus, Techbook, Professional Development

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