Broomfield, CO, August 22, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- MediaCAST today announced an expansion of its partnership with the leading provider of digital content and digital textbooks for K-12 classrooms, Discovery Education. This expanded partnership gives schools and districts new ways to seamlessly integrate Discovery Education’s more than 250,000 digital assets, including video, audio, ebooks, documents, images, virtual labs, simulations and other media resources, into the MediaCAST digital content management platform.
Through this enhanced partnership, MediaCAST is expanding its support to include the full range of Discovery Education resources, allowing more schools to take advantage of MediaCAST’s enterprise content management, live broadcasting and digital communications tools while simultaneously bringing Discovery Education’s award-winning, high-quality digital educational content to more teachers and students.
“I am very excited about our expanded partnership with Discovery Education. This partnership enables schools with both MediaCAST and Discovery Education’s Streaming services and Techbook series to better help students and teachers access digital learning content,” said Dean Myers, President of MediaCAST.
“There is a critical need for authentic, student-centric digital learning environments that promote the development of skills for college, career and citizenship readiness,” said Alex Morrison, vice president of Discovery Education. “We are pleased to expand our partnership with MediaCAST, and we look forward to working together to empower teachers integrating digital resources into classroom instruction.”
MediaCAST is an open and interoperable digital content management and streaming solution. It enables the integration of video and rich media with traditional teaching methods, creating an engaging 21st century digital learning environment. In the classroom and from home, users can access educational content live and on-demand 24/7, extending the learning day and allowing for differentiated instruction. Resources such as videos, audio files, images, eBooks, digital textbooks, documents, presentations and podcasts are easily uploaded and viewed on-demand – copyrights and licenses protected. It can be deployed at one location or scaled to support hundreds of sites for the largest enterprise solution. MediaCAST’s modules include digital signage, recordable live IPTV, an iPad/Android App, CMS/LMS integration, public website portal, Lecture Capture and LDAP/eDirectory/Active Directory Authentication. Visit www.inventivetec.com for more information.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content that supports the implementation of Common Core, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Available in over half of all U.S. schools, community colleges and in 50 countries around the world, Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that accelerate academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications, the number one nonfiction media company in the world, Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.