Senior Director, Global Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education
Emmy-winning production team
The Fabulous Unintended Benefits of Going Digital
Technology transforms teaching and learning. The tools for math, reading, social studies, and science are dramatic. But educators find unexpected benefits in behavior, engagement, and interaction. In a blended, personalized environment, achievement is the target but achieving that target with transferrable real world technology skills is now a reality. They tap AR, VR, and more. See examples from around the world that come from addressing each student as a subgroup of one.
Hall Davidson has worked from think tanks in Turkey to classrooms in Tennessee. He has collaborated with thought leaders including teachers, superintendents, and departments of education. A former K-12 bilingual math teacher and college faculty member, he left the classroom to become part of an Emmy-winning team, creating math and technology integration programs. For forty years, he has been an educational innovator in important waves of change, first in broadcasting, then computers, and now digital learning. His talks blend humor, deep insight, and data from both education and industry and illustrate the big picture with nuts and bolts examples. He has worked with transformational industry groups, education ministries, and with thousands of students through guidance of the nation’s oldest student media festival. Across four decades of work with education, he identifies right now as the most transformative and important time for teaching and learning.