Information Literacy In The 21st Century (Georgia Public Broadcasting)
With a network of partnerships, Discovery Education has built a series of programs and curriculum to make classrooms more effective and engaging. Their Spotlight On Strategies series is a collection of instructional strategies broken down by skill for direct implementation. Their Top 10 series hosts lists for scaffolding student research to allow students more independence, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving, as well as improving their abilities to compare and contrast sources and content.
Additionally, Discovery Education and the Nielsen Foundation have a developed a program called Discover Data which includes lessons on data analysis in the media industry, helping students to build predictive models for interpreting consumer behavior in the future. In this way, students gain behind-the-scenes knowledge of how large organizations are utilizing the vast amounts of data we as consumers generate.