Author Archives: Phil Sewall

One Idea With: Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting

One Idea With: Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Bill Treasurer, founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting. Mr. Treasurer is the author of the international best seller Leaders Open Doors. Mr. Treasurer’s One Idea focuses on the importance of building courage.  Watch the video below to

One Idea With: Dr. John Hill, National Rural Education Association Executive Director

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the Executive Director of the National Rural Education Association (NREA) Dr. John Hill. A former math teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent, Dr. Hill’s One Idea focuses on how to improve the school hiring process.  Watch the video below to

One Idea With: Karen Cator, President and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Promise

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews the President and CEO of Digital Promise, Karen Cator.  A Congressionally authorized nonprofit, Digital Promise works at the intersection of education leaders, researchers, and learning technology developers to improve the opportunity to learn for all Americans through technology and research.

One Idea With: Former Principal and Author Baruti Kafele

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews former school principal, best-selling ASCD author, educational consultant, and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele. Author of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success and Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life, Mr. Kafale’s One Idea focuses on how

Oct. 25th – Day of Free Professional Learning: Discovery Education Streamathon

Coming to you LIVE from Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, we present the Discovery Education Streamathon!  We’re taking you back to the 70’s with a telethon-style, day-long virtual professional learning event. Join thousands of educators across the world for this free “idea-sharing” marathon where we will get you diggin’ some new, groovy ways to

One Idea With: Author Mark Barnes

In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews 20-year classroom teacher and ASCD author Mark Barnes. The author of Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom,  Mr. Barnes’ One Idea focuses on the future of grading and assessment.  Watch the video below to learn more,

Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

The second annual Future@Now forum discussed the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms. Built off the discussions from last year, this new agenda focuses on the critical steps necessary to successfully implement digital learning. Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition gave viewers the opportunity to hear practical advice and real success stories from real

Future@Now Texas: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Discovery Education, Texas ASCD, and TASA sponsored a Texas leadership summit focused on advancing digital learning and preparing students for the STEM opportunities and challenges of tomorrow’s world. Future@Now Texas brought together Texas Education leaders, political leaders, and business leaders who shared real stories about their work to fuel student achievement and promote college and

Future@Now: Transition to Digital Classrooms

Discovery Education and Digital Promise hosted a select group of educators, policy makers, and business leaders for a day of in-depth discussion about the transition to digital classrooms. Future@Now spotlighted real education and community leaders sharing real stories about their work to fuel student achievement. Future@Now On-Demand Chaptered and Downloadable Archive View Congressman George Miller’s

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