Posts By Chad Lehman

  1. DEN Weekly Update 8-8-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN Summer School Webinar #2 DEN Chat Returns Techbook Boot Camp Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update. Your DEN Team

  2. DEN Weekly Update 8-1-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN Summer School Webinar DEN Chat Returns DEN Voices Connect DENSI Session Archives Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.   Your DEN Team

  3. DEN Weekly Update 7-25-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN Summer School DSN Summer Series Spotlight on Strategies DENSI Session Archives Because of the DEN Project Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.   […]

  4. One Idea: With McREL International’s Incoming CEO, Bryan Goodwin

    In the third of a series of interviews with the thought leaders driving the digital transition nationwide, Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews McREL International’s incoming CEO, Bryan Goodwin. McREL International is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan education research and development corporation dedicated to translating research into practical applications for educators.  Mr. Goodwin’s One Idea […]

  5. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    The DEN Summer Institute was held last week and I was surrounded by over 125 amazing educators. This week’s Chad’s Choices is going to highlight some of those educators and resources they are sharing. Over the next few weeks, I’m sure more and more of these great people will be highlighted, so stay tuned.  If want […]

  6. DENSI 2014 Reflections

    Waiting at the airport. The plane ride. The drive from the airport home. During all of those times and more, I’ve reflected on the week that was the DEN Summer Institute. I haven’t put any of my thoughts down on “paper” yet, and I don’t know if I will, but thinking about the impact the week […]

  7. Session Archives from DENSI 2014

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    The DEN Summer Institute wrapped up last week. It was a great week with over 125 educators gathering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN to learn, share, and collaborate with each other. From what I saw throughout the week, they also had a little fun! On Tuesday and Wednesday, attendees had a chance to attend […]

  8. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    We are smack dab in the middle of the DEN Summer Institute. Learning, sharing, and smiles can be found everywhere. This week’s Chad’s Choices has a DENSI focus.  If want to look at previous posts in this series, you can do so here. Articles from the Community Michigan STAR Lori Barr shared 6 reasons you should blog with […]

  9. DEN Weekly Update 7-11-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DSN Summer Series DEN Summer School Spotlight on Strategies LIVE from DENSI Chad’s Choices from the Community Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update. […]

  10. STARs in the News: Joquetta Johnson

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    As we’ve known for a long time, the DEN Community is full of the brightest and best educators around. Recently, I came across an article about Joquetta Johnson. Joquetta is a library media specialist in Baltimore County Schools and is quite the ed tech evangelist. The first time I met Joquetta was at DENapalooza Washington, […]

  11. One Idea: with Texas’ Dr. Greg Firn, Deputy Superintendent of Academics, Grand Prairie Independent School District

     In this episode of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Grand Prairie Independent School District’s Deputy Superintendent of Academics Dr. Greg Firn. A member of the senior leadership team in a 58-square mile school system serving 27,500 students, Dr. Firn’s One Idea focuses on the IF (Implementation Fidelity) factor.  Watch […]

  12. Chompie = Joy

    My colleague Dean Shareski is wonderful at sharing joy and talking about how we need to keep joy not only in our lives, but also in our school and classrooms. The more I think about it, he’s right. Smiling, laughing, and just being happy, are so good for us. Last week at ISTE, Chompie, Discovery […]

  13. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    ISTE wrapped up last week, the 4th of July is a memory, and the DEN Summer Institute begins soon. It’s been a busy time but am looking forward to sharing more with you in this week’s Chad’s Choices. ISTE and DENSI are great times for me to meet new faces in the DEN Community and […]

  14. Lighting Up the Sky

    In the United States, July 4th is a time for celebration. It’s also a time when fireworks will be on display. Families will gather in their communities to see the wonderful light display. Have you ever wondered how fireworks are made? What’s the science behind making fireworks? Did you know you and your students can learn […]

  15. STARs in the News: Cheryl Lykowski

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    STAR Discovery Educators are doing great things in their classrooms each day and we don’t often get the chance to visit those rooms and see educators in action. Last year, I was fortunate enough to visit Michigan DEN STAR and LC member Cheryl Lykowski’s classroom. Cheryl does some pretty great things with her second graders […]

  16. London Day of Discovery

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    The magic of Discovery has made it’s way to London. Yesterday, was the first event in a series of no-cost whole-day CPD sessions developed to help teachers prepare for the new national curriculum. Delivered by Espresso Education, now a part of Discovery Education, this first-of-its-kind event covered what’s new in the national curriculum and practical […]

  17. July DEN Community Calendar

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    Whether you like it or not, July is here. It’s a time for fun, family time, the DEN Summer Institute, and more. Many educators will be using the month to catch up on blog posts and other educational reading. Take some time to explore the July DEN Community Calendar. It’s filled with great articles and […]

  18. DEN Weekly Update 6-27-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DSN Summer Series Spotlight on Strategies LIVE from DENSI Chad’s Choices from the Community Click here to learn more about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.   Your DEN […]

  19. LIVE from the DEN Summer Institute

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    There are a lot of educators looking to learn this summer and while many will not be able to be in Nashville for the DEN Summer Institute this year, the learning can continue for many. In fact, there are several ways for you to experience the learning if you are somewhere other than Nashville. A group […]

  20. One Idea: with Idaho’s Dr. Linda Clark, Superintendent, Meridian Joint School District #2

    In the first of a series of interviews with the thought leaders driving the digital transition nationwide, Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews Meridian Joint School District #2 Superintendent Dr. Linda Clark. The leader of Idaho’s fastest growing school system and member of Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools, Dr. Clark’s One Idea focuses […]

  21. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    It’s the Tuesday before ISTE and the DEN is gearing up for this great conference. There’s a lot being shared on Twitter these days and below is just some of the good stuff I found. Take some time to explore people and information from the DEN Community. If want to look at previous posts in this series, […]

  22. We Need Your Help! Channel Your Inner Mascot

    Last year, Chompie, Discovery Education’s mascot, made an appearance at ISTE to promote Discovery Education and the DEN. You may have seen Chompie outside of the convention center last year welcoming educators to ISTE, posing for pictures with conference attendees, or near a session where Steve Dembo, Hall Davidson, or another Discovery Education master was […]

  23. DEN Weekly Update 6-20-2014

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    This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DSN Summer Series Spotlight on Strategies fit for the Classroom Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.  Your DEN Team

  24. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    It’s Terrific Tuesday and with that great news comes another edition of Chad’s Choices from the Community. As you begin your summer break or wrap up your school year, take some time to explore some people and information from the DEN Community. If want to look at previous posts in this series, you can do so here. […]