Author Archives: Brad Fountain

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Day of Discovery

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Day of Discovery

What a wonderful day we just had in Charlotte!!!  The entire Discovery Education team thoroughly enjoyed their time with a group of nearly 100 passionate educators from across the district.  These dedicated educators voluntarily gave their Saturday to continue their own professional development and improve instruction for students.  A special thanks goes to out Scott

Podcasting Audacity Guide PPT

Below you will find directions for utilizing Audacity for creating podcast.  You will have directions for basic use as well as layering audio files.  There are a number of great tutorials for Audacity as well throughout the web.  Thanks to Jannita Demian for the PPT with screenshots I look forward to hearing how other individuals

21st Century Teaching for 21st Century Students

Thank you to everyone who attended the webinar tonight.  I thoroughly enjoyed all of the contributions you made.  The conversation adds so much more to a standard presentation and helps everyone understand ways to implement new instructional strategies to the classroom.  Feel free to download the presentation and share with others.  I also welcome any

Palm Beach Technology Conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Palm Beach Technology Conference.  I must admit I was a little skeptical that a county was holding their own conference with the expectations of nearly 2000 in attendance.  Immediately upon my arrival at the conference I was amazed to see the precision with which this event

Palm Beach Technology Conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Palm Beach Technology Conference.  I must admit I was a little skeptical that a county was holding their own conference with the expectations of nearly 2000 in attendance.  Immediately upon my arrival at the conference I was amazed to see the precision with which this event

NCAECT Conference Presentations

Thank you to everyone who attended one of the DEN sponsored sessions or stopped by the Discovery Education booth during NCAECT.  If you are not already a DEN Star member, take the time to apply to become a Star Discovery Educator so that you can become a part of the most engaging educational community.  Below

IL-TCE Session

It was pleasure to be a part of IL-TCE this year.  The entire conference was wonderful I thoroughly enjoyed getting meet many new DEN members as well as a number of potential DEN members.  As promised, below you will find the two presentations from the conference.  If you have any questions please feel free to

Consumers to Creators -IL-TCE Session

Thank you to everyone who attended the session today.  Please feel free to download and share the presentation from the session.  I would also appreciate any comments that would improve the session for future attendees. Consumers to Creators

MECA Conference Presentations

I want to thank everyone who came to the MPB and Discovery Education sessions at MECA.  We were flattered to have so many of you return for multiple sessions.  As I promised I have posted the PowerPoints to the sessions you may have attended.  Please feel free to use them to enahnce the education students

Google Earth and Discovery Education streaming

After Hall Davidson has spent the past 3 days highlighting Google Earth and integrating Discover Education streaming within Google Earth placemarks, I have been inundated with requests for the directions on imbedding Discovery Education videos in Google Earth.  Below you will find the directions and code for the imbed process.  You will need to download

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