HERNDON, Va., September 24, 2013 — www.vbrick.com Inc., the leading provider of enterprise video solutions for global companies, governments and educational institutions, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, announced today a partnership to enhance teaching and learning through improved access to dynamic digital content.
Under the terms of the agreement, teachers and students in thousands of school districts across the country will now have access to Discovery Education’s digital content through VBrick. Discovery Education services feature exclusive, award-winning video from the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and more, as well as skill builders, games, audio files, images, writing prompts and encyclopedia articles.
In addition, VBrick customers will be able to easily access and stream live videos and content from outside sources, including events and announcements, and user-generated content such as teacher lesson plans, student reports, and more. Further, new search and sharing features will allow teachers and students to search on particular topics and access and share videos from Discovery Education or other online content sites.
“We’re seeing an increasingly large number of school systems make video a part of their everyday curricula,” said Shelly Heiden, chief executive officer, VBrick. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, to offer teachers, students and school administrators a solution that really enhances the ability for video to serve as a powerful learning tool.”
“Discovery Education’s high quality content and resources are helping create dynamic digital learning environments in classrooms nationwide,” said Kelli Campbell, senior vice president, Discovery Education. “We are pleased to work with VBrick to further our mission to transform teaching and learning.”About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick is the leading enterprise video solution for global companies, governments and educational institutions. VBrick provides solutions that capture, manage, distribute and display video on any device, across any network though cloud, on-premise or hybrid models. For more than 15 years, VBrick has allowed organizations to create, manage and enhance live and on-demand webcasting, digital signage, corporate learning, sales enablement, customer engagement, surveillance, and more. Headquartered in Herndon, Va., VBrick has more than 9,000 customers and 60,000 installations worldwide. For more information, visit www.vbrick.com.
VBrick is a trademark of VBrick Systems, Inc., USA.
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 (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world, Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com
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