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NEST Family Learning and Discovery Education Team Up to Engage Students with Video Content in the Classroom

Agreement Expands Discovery Education's Digital Video-On-Demand Library

Contact: Courtney Taylor, 972-402-7100 ext. 7690

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- NEST Family Learning™, a leading producer and distributor of safe, wholesome edutainment products for children, and Discovery Education, the leader in digital video-based learning, announced today a partnership to provide more than 30 million teachers and students across the country with NEST™ learning tools through the Discovery Education unitedstreaming online digital service.

Discovery Education unitedstreaming will add The Animated Hero Classics™ collection from NEST™ to its digital media library of more than 4,500 full-length educational videos. The animated stories will be divided into content-specific segments and made available for streaming into schools and libraries across America.

"Our organizations share the same goal—to empower educators to select standards-based content that satisfies local requirements," said Ernie Frausto, President, NEST™. "With our distinct product and unitedstreaming's unique service, we help educators use digital media to connect students to a broader world of learning."

The only digital video-based learning resource scientifically proven to increase academic achievement by improving students' retention and test scores, unitedstreaming is now available in more than 50,000 schools across the United States.

"Discovery Education welcomes this opportunity to add even more dynamic and engaging content to our unitedstreaming service," said Paul Thomas, Senior Vice President, School Services, Discovery Education. "We are happy to join forces with NEST Family Learning to help teachers harness the power of broadband and digital media to engage students in learning and enhance classroom experiences."

About NEST Family Learning™
NEST Family Learning™ is a leading producer and distributor of award-winning, animated films, interactive DVDs, audio collections, and books. Used by countless families and in more than 100,000 schools, libraries, and churches, the NEST Complete Learning System™ uses media as a positive resource to help educators and families teach children life-changing principles in an entertaining way. For more than 15 years, NEST Family Learning™ has received numerous awards and recognition for its children's Bible and educational videos, including the prestigious Dove Seal of Approval.

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is a division of Discovery Communications, the leading global real-world and knowledge-based media company. The leader in digital video-based learning, Discovery Education produces and distributes high-quality digital video content in easy-to-use formats, in all core-curricular subject areas. Its award-winning digital learning resources are available to 30 million students across the United States. Discovery Education is committed to creating scientifically proven, standards-based digital resources for teachers, students, and parents. Through strategic partnerships with 25 public television stations across the country, its public service initiatives, products, and joint business ventures, Discovery Education helps educators around the world harness the power of broadband and media to connect their students to a world of learning. For more information, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.

If you'd like more information on this topic or to schedule an interview with Ernie Frausto, please call Courtney Taylor at (972) 402-7100 x7690.