Friday, February 19, 2010

Discovery Education

We are pleased to announce The NCTIES and the Discovery Channel/Discovery Education will host a sneak preview of LIFE with a special introduction by International Speaker and Education Innovator Hall Davidson.


Discovery Channel will preview the trailer for Discovery Channel's new LIFEseries airing on March 21st. LIFE is the follow up to Discovery's acclaimed Planet Earth series, and will be available to educators on Discovery Education Streaming PLUS the day after each episode airs on Discovery Channel!

You can view the preview on Thursday, March 4 at 6:00 - 6:45pm Raleigh Convention Center, Ballroom A Raleigh, NC

In addition, Hall Davidson will be conducting two featured speaker sessions at NCTIES!


Hall Davidson taught middle and high school English, mathematics, Spanish, and bilingual mathematics. He left the classroom to teach math on television in Los Angeles on an Emmy-winning program and spent 20 years at PBS stations teaching and leading staff developments in person and on-air. While producing television series on education and technology, he led a media consortium serving 17 districts and 400,000 students. He frequently contributes articles to national educational publications. With a team he founded, a resource of free online kits to encourage project-based learning with media. He served on the board of Computer-Using Educators for six years and consulted for media corporations and professional organizations. For a dozen years he coordinated the nation’s oldest student media festival, the California Student Media Festival. He was site chairperson at his children’s elementary school where the categorical budget required his signature. He joined Discovery Education in 2005 where he blogs, creates webinars, and works in educational partnerships as a director of the Discovery Educator Network, connecting thousands of teachers nationwide. He has spoken about technology and education to audiences around the world.

1 comment:

  1. I am looking forward to the conference. I am especially excited to find out that we will get to preview LIFE. I love teaching science and I took my students to see EARTH last year on Earth Day. It was so perfect for our curriculum, so I can't wait to find out what LIFE is all about.