CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — from Wisconsin Stevens Point Area Public School District today announced the renewal of its multi-year partnership with Discovery Education support K-5 science education. This ongoing collaboration ensures that students and teachers in K-5 grades across the district will continue to use the company’s award-winning system. Science of mystery service to deeply engage students in science education. Discovery Education is the global education technology leader whose cutting-edge digital platform supports education wherever it happens.
The Stevens Point Area Public School District sits directly in central Wisconsin, covering more than four hundred square miles. While being one of the largest districts in the state, both in area and in student membership, the district exemplifies educational excellence as evidenced by the fact that students in Stevens Point consistently achieves higher percentages than the state average, proficiency, and advanced proficiency in Wisconsin. Advanced exams.
After careful consideration of the district’s use and success with the Mystery Science department, school administrators have elected to renew for three additional years the partnership with Discovery Education which brings Mystery Science to Stevens Point K-5 grades. . In doing so, the district believes in leveraging students’ natural curiosity about the world around them to build the science foundation that will ensure future success in the subject in middle school, high school, and beyond.
Mystery Science, which joined the Discovery Education family of services in 2020 and recently won the SIIA Best Science Education Solution CODiE Award for K-8 students, provides K-5 educators with easy-to-use, open-ended, hands-on lessons that inspire students to love science. Each lesson begins with a question frequently asked by young students. Students then explore these questions through interactive videos featuring real-world visuals that foster a sense of wonder and actively support student engagement in the accompanying discussion prompts.
Then, students participate in hands-on, easy-to-prepare labs that use simple science supplies commonly found in classrooms or at home. Mystery Science has everything teachers need to engage students in hands-on science and make this subject the best class of the day.
Mystery Science simplifies teacher preparation, making it easy to incorporate this resource into classroom instruction. Additionally, all K-5 science lessons are now available in Spanish, with accompanying videos featuring authentic Spanish narration and on-screen Spanish text (for discussion questions, vocabulary and step-by-step instructions). Editable, ready-to-use worksheets and assessments are also available in English and Spanish.
“It’s hard to find a digital science resource that not only engages all students, but is also easy to use and popular with teachers,” said Stevens Point Deputy Superintendent and Director of Elementary Education Christopher Nyman. . “We are thrilled to renew this important partnership with Discovery Education as it helps prepare our K-5 students for future success in the Stevens Point area public school district and beyond. »
All Stevens Point educators have access to the Discovery Education Community. A global network of education professionals, the Discovery Education Community connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering the sharing of valuable ideas and learning. ‘inspiration.
“Discovery Education is proud to deepen its relationship with the Stevens Point Area Public School District,” said Sage Pintler, Partnership Manager for Discovery Education’s Mystery Science District. “Stevens Point has created exciting digital learning environments that reinforce each student’s love for the natural world, and we are thrilled to support the work of this district’s talented team of educators.
For more information on Discovery Education prime digital resources, which can be purchased with federal stimulus funds—and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.comand stay connected with Discovery Education on social media via Twitter And LinkedIn.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the world’s leading educational technology company whose industry-leading digital platform supports learning wherever it happens. Through its award-winning multimedia content, innovative teaching materials and classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators provide equitable learning experiences that engage all students and promote greater academic achievement globally. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessible in more than 100 countries and territories. Inspired by global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with trusted districts, states and organizations to provide teachers with cutting-edge edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Discover the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.