Posts By Chad Lehman

  1. A Day in the Life of a Discovery Educator

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    Digital Learning Day is here and one of the things we love to do is showcase the DEN Community. We asked Discovery Educator Network members to send us video clips of their daily routine. We often hear educators wonder how some of our STARs fit everything in. Well, this is a peak into the life […]

  2. STARs in the News: Heidi Morgan

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    Illinois DEN STAR Heidi Morgan, was selected as a MIDWEST SPOTLIGHT EDUCATOR for 2014 for the METC Conference. This recognition honor leaders from the region in education technology, whose practices are making a difference for students as well as teachers. Heidi also presented at last year’s DEN Fall VirtCon.  You can view her archived presentation here. Read more […]

  3. Featured Board: Math Concepts

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    Teachers want students to understand concepts and be able to explain their learning. Sure, there’s always a test or report a student could create, but what about a multimedia board sharing what they’ve learned? This week’s Discovery Education Board Builder Featured Board does just that. Take a look at the screen shot below of a […]

  4. STARs in the News: Brian Slope

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    Kids loves apps, right? Do you think kids like making apps? Students working with Pennsylvania DEN STAR Brian Slope are finding out just how great it is to design their own apps. Brian teaches an app development course this year at his high school. The local college has started one as well and asked him to […]

  5. DEN Weekly Update 1-17-2014

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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: Techbook Live! Digital Learning Day DEN Connects Two exciting webinars DENapalooza 2014 Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team  

  6. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Enjoy another Chad’s Choices from the Community post.  This blog series is one of the most read and wildly popular series on the planet. (I made that part up.)  I hope previous posts have brought ideas and thoughts your way and have helped you make new connections in the DEN Community.  Keep reading to find […]

  7. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Woohoo! 2014 is here.  Okay, I’m not really that excited, but tossed in the woohoo anyway.  This is the first post in this series for January and I hope previous posts have brought ideas and thoughts your way and have helped you make new connections in the DEN Community.  Keep reading to find a few blog […]

  8. DEN Weekly Update 1-3-2014

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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: January Community Calendar Being a Connected Educator Webinar Leadership @ Now Techbook Live! Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more. Your DEN Team

  9. Upcoming Webinar: Board Builder in Action

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    Are you looking for ways to use Discovery Education’s Board Builder with your students?Would you like to see examples of how it can be used in the classroom? Join Chelsei Fox, a middle school teacher from York County, Virginia, for a webinar as she shares how she’s using Board Builder with her students. Chelsei will […]

  10. Leadership@Now Series

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    Join us for Leadership@Now, an exciting series of conversations with leaders who are transforming teaching and learning. The first session of the series will focus on Adaptive Leadership Thursday, January 16th, 7:00PM ET Register for this session >> Ed Massey, Immediate Past President of National School Board Association (NSBA) The challenges of leading a school […]

  11. Being a Connected Educator Webinar

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    Our monthly What’s the 4-1-1? webinar series continues this month with a discussion about being a connected educator.  Join DEN Gurus Kelly Hines and Dean Mantz  for a deeper dive into how the DEN brings educators together through video conferencing, social media, and blogging for your professional growth and for classroom learning. We will explore […]

  12. Looking Back at 2013

    2013 is coming to a close and that usually means time to reflect back on the year and share out some of the highlights. By now you’ve probably heard the top songs of 2013 on the radio, saw a list of the top movies of the year, or saw the top 10 viral videos of […]

  13. Featured Board: School Clubs and Programs

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    Do you have a variety of clubs and programs for the students in your school?  How do you share the information with others?  Did you ever think about using Discovery Education Board Builder to highlight the information?  This week’s Featured Board does exactly that.  In this screenshot, you can see a variety of DEN programs, […]

  14. STARs in the News: Lindsay Morhart

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    Lindsay Morhart, a DEN Leadership Council member from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is the latest DEN STAR in the news!  Lindsay’s grade three students, known as Morhart’s Minions, have been sharing their learning on their blogs and the local newspaper recently came into her classroom to see the great work her students were doing.  Lindsay recently […]

  15. DEN Weekly Update 12-20-2013

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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: Holiday cards featuring the DEN Team Leadership @ Now Techbook Live! Building Your PLN Click here to read the DEN Weekly Update and learn about these great opportunities and more.   Your DEN […]

  16. STARs in the News: Anthony Grisillo

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    Pennsylvania DEN STAR Anthony Grisillo was recently named  2014 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year during a Keystone Awards of Excellence event in Hershey, PA.  An educator in the Rose Tree Media School District, Anthony teaches students in the district’s Academically Gifted Program at both Glenwood and Media elementary schools. One fun aspect of the awards celebration […]

  17. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    It’s hard to believe 2013 is almost over.  It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were preparing for Y2K!  This is the last Chad’s Choices from the Community post this year, but no worries, it’ll continue in 2014.  I hope the series has brought ideas and thoughts your way and has helped you make new […]

  18. DEN Weekly Update 12-13-2013

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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: The White House Virtual Field Trip December Community Calendar Hangout with Kathy Schrock Student Board Builder Challenge Click here to read the DEN Weekly Update to learn about these great opportunities and […]

  19. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Only one more Chad’s Choices from the Community post is coming this year! Keep reading to learn about the DEN Community. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that were shared by a DEN member on Twitter. Keep in mind, while others may have also shared the same post/article, I saw it posted by […]

  20. If You Need a Laugh

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    We all need a good laugh once in a while and there’s a hashtag that’s been floating around that’s showing the creativity and sense of humor of educators from all over.  #FiveWordEdTechHorrors is a must read.  I noticed this hashtag yesterday and wanted to bring it to your attention of you haven’t seen it yet. […]

  21. More to Follow

    During Connected Educator Month, we shared a couple of blog posts called “Five to Follow.”   The idea was to have the DEN Community share the people they learn from and with so we can let others in the community grow their PLN.  We are going to take a slightly different approach today.  Rather than […]

  22. DEN Weekly Update 12-6-2013

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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: December Community Calendar Hangout with Kathy Schrock Student Board Builder Challenge The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip White House Student Film Festival Click here to read about these great opportunities and more […]

  23. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Woohoo – it’s December!  The first Chad’s Choices from the Community post of the last month of 2013 is here.  Keep reading to learn about the DEN Community. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that were shared by a DEN member on Twitter. Keep in mind, while others may have also shared the same post/article, I […]