Removing Barriers to Digital Learning in the Classroom

Today’s guest post on Discovery Blog is from Bill Goodwyn, President of Global Distribution and CEO of Discovery Education at Discovery Communications. On February 1, 2012, Digital Learning Day, Secretary Duncan and Chairman Genachowski challenged the country to complete the conversion from print textbooks to interactive digital learning within five years. Yesterday, Secretary Duncan and Chairman Genachowski took the courageous next step of assembling the CEOs from the top 15…

Discovery Education to Provide Content to FCC’s New ‘Connect to Compete’ Initiative

One-third of all Americans – 100 million people – haven’t adopted broadband at home. Meanwhile, broadband adoption is key to America’s competitiveness – to jobs, E-Government, education, and energy. More than 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies today require online job applications, while students with broadband at home have a 7 percent higher graduation rate and consumers with broadband at home can save more than $7,000 a year. Last week, FCC…