Author Archives: Scott Kinney

Let’s All Be Math People

Let’s All Be Math People

When is the last time you bought 42 watermelons? A student at Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Florida told us recently that she saw a textbook that had a math problem about buying 42 watermelons. “Who does that?” she asked. Unless they own a grocery store or a fruit stand, the answer is: no one.

Moving From Network to Community

10 years ago, I had the incredible opportunity to join Discovery Education and help in creating one of the most active, vibrant, caring educator communities in the world. Today, that community inspires me and my colleagues at Discovery Education to collaborate, innovate, and most importantly, stay focused on our mission of supporting students and teachers

Don’t Forget to Give Thanks

As we look forward to spending time with our loved ones and reflecting on all the things we are most thankful, please consider taking a few moments to give thanks to those who can’t be home for the holidays. This week, the Military Channel is supporting the Department of Defense initiative Giving Thanks, part of

Meet Kaigo, the Columbus Zoo Cheetah

Animal Planet is teaming up with the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) to host the Cheetah Conservation Fundraising Benefit. With only about 10,000 cheetahs on earth, their survival in the wild is questionable. CCF is an internally recognized center of excellence in research and education on cheetahs and their ecosystem. This event will take place on