2018-19 Discus Kits for K-12 Schools

All 1400 Discus promotional kits have been sent to K-12 library/media centers in South Carolina. Media specialists are encouraged to use these items in creative ways to support teaching and learning with Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library. A USB drive pre-loaded with handouts, scavenger hunts, and lesson plans is included in the kit.  Let us know how you are using your promotional items by sending your feedback to discusoffice@statelibrary.sc.gov .

LEARN360 Adds Robust Multimedia to Discus

Discus now provides South Carolina with access to LEARN360! The robust multimedia platform covers content for preschoolers through high school seniors (PreK - 12th). From full-length videos, video segments, images, and interactives, to printables and science experiments. Content from popular publishers Electric Company, Sesame Street, A&E, and CommonSense Media are among the many available in the platform.  Magic School Bus is also accessible through the LEARN360 platform.   

Learn360 is Now a Discus Resource!

Over 160,000 multimedia resources are accessible from Learn360, the Infobase product recently added to the Discus suite.  You will find high-quality, full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps, and science experiments. The Pre-K-12 level resources are curated  from over 200 top educational producers such as A&E, Reading Rainbow, and Weston Woods.