Posts By Chad Lehman

  1. Share Fair Orlando

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    SHARE FAIR ORLANDO: January 11th, 2014 – Register Now! A day of innovative STEM Education: Explore. Invent. Experiment.   Registration for Orlando Share Fair on January 11th, 2014 is now open! Educators register here!   Share Fair is a FREE, two-part event that provides a place for teachers, students and the community  to share best practices, emergent strategies, […]

  2. December DEN Community Calendar

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    It’s December.  For many people, that means a variety of things – from snow to Christmas to Kwanzaa to the end of 2013.  For the DEN, it means the December DEN Community Calendar is ready for viewing.  Take a look at the variety of activities available throughout the last month of 2013.  Click here or […]

  3. (Re)Introducing Global Wrap

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    Through a partnership with news leader MacNeil Lehrer Productions, Discovery Education brings you Global Wrap, a weekly news summary of the most pressing global news.  These videos, usually less than five minutes, give students a great recap of news from around the world in terms they’ll understand.  Take a look at the latest edition here. […]

  4. DEN Weekly Update 11-22-2013

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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 Hour of Code A Variety of Webinars The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip Tundra Connections Academy DEN Connects Click here to read about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update. […]

  5. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    This is the last Chad’s Choices from the Community post of November, which means the next one will be in December. Yikes, December! Can you believe it? We’ll be writing 2014 before we know it. Regardless, keep reading to learn about the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that […]

  6. DENapalooza 2013 – That’s a Wrap!

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    This past Saturday, we wrapped up the 2013 DENapalooza Tour.  If you’re not aware, the tour included 10 full day professional development events across North America. I was fortunate to host and attend the tour stops in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Bradenton, while my fellow DEN team members led events in McKinney, Winnipeg, Boise, Denver, St. […]

  7. DEN Weekly Update 11-15-2013

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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: DEN Community Calendar The Hour of Code Seasonal Science Stream New Content in Discovery Education Streaming Keep reading to learn about these great opportunities and more.   Your DEN Team

  8. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Connect with DEN through Chad’s Choices from the Community, a blog series designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. 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 […]

  9. The Hour of Code is Coming!

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    The Hour of Code is now just a few weeks away. If you haven’t heard already, we’re supporting this unprecedented movement to help 10 million students try computer science this December (9-15). We’re asking you to join us. Please host an Hour of Code for your students. For details, see this handout and this this […]

  10. Why Become a STAR?

    Why become a DEN STAR?  Those of you already active in the DEN probably have your own answer to that question.  When new members to the DEN Community apply to become STAR Discovery Educators, they have the option of answering the question, “Why do you want to become a STAR Discovery Educator?”  We took at […]

  11. DEN Weekly Update 11-8-2013

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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: DEN Community Calendar A New DEN Zone Podcast DEN Connects thinc Differently webinar New Content in Discovery Education Streaming Click here to read about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update. […]

  12. Discovery Education Acquires Espresso Education

    We are thrilled to share some exciting news from Discovery Education. Recently, Discovery Education acquired Espresso Education, the leading provider of primary school digital education content in the United Kingdom. From Discovery Education CEO, Bill Goodwyn – “For more than 10 years, Discovery Education has transformed teaching and learning across the U.S. with the highest […]

  13. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    The Chad’s Choices train is still going strong. Chad’s Choices from the Community is designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. 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 […]

  14. Board Builder – Now Available for Teachers

    The wait is over! Board Builder, the exciting tool for users to create multimedia posters, is now available for teachers.  This great tool, available for students for a while now, is ready for you to explore even more.  Create posters and projects that include text, photos, and video!  The great part of Board Builder is the […]

  15. November DEN Community Calendar

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    November is here and after hearing so many great comments about the DEN Connected Educator Month calendar of activities, we’ve decided to continue with the idea. You can always find the community calendar on the DEN Community site, but we’ve included it below as well. Explore the DEN Community Calendar for November and see what’s […]

  16. DEN Weekly Update 11-1-2013

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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: Exclusive Promotions for DEN STARs Tundra Connections Webcasts DEN Reads Book Study Student Advisory Board Click here to read about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.  Your DEN […]

  17. Congratulations, You Did It!

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    It really didn’t come as a surprise to us, but you, the DEN Community, came through BIG TIME! A few months ago, we introduced a challenge related to an exclusive offer for all STAR Discovery Educators. All STARs were given free access to Discovery Education Streaming Plus through the end of October, with the opportunity […]

  18. Chad’s Choices from the Community

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    Is it really November? Depending on when you’re reading this, it might still be October, but nonetheless, 2013 is winding down. Chad’s Choices is still going strong. Chad’s Choices from the Community is designed to highlight the DEN Community in a variety of ways. You’ll find a few blog posts and resources that were shared by a […]

  19. DEN LC Event in Eastern PA

    Pennsylvania LC Member DiAnne Galm is hosting an upcoming DEN event and you’re invited. Please join the DEN Stars of Eastern PA for a day of learning, networking, collaboration at Hawk Mountain in Kempton, PA. When: Sunday, November 10 Where: 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd Kempton, PA 19529 Time: 9:30 am-2 pm Hawk Mountain is an […]

  20. This Week’s Board Builder Featured Board

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    This is the last Sunday of Connected Educator Month, and as you know, we’ve been sharing a featured board, created using Discovery Education’s Board Builder every Sunday of October. You can see the previous Featured Boards here. Board Builder is a great tool for users to create “multimedia posters” that can hold text, images, and […]

  21. DEN Weekly Update 10-25-2013

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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: Exclusive Promotions for DEN STARs DEN Fall VirtCon Archives DEN Reads Book Study State of the DEN Webinar Click here to read this week’s DEN Weekly Update. Your DEN Team

  22. Five More to Follow

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    This is the second post in our 5 to Follow series.  To read the first, go here.  As you know, the DEN is about connecting educators to their most valuable resource…each other. We try to do that in a variety of ways, but have always found that the best connections begin from an initial sharing […]

  23. Chad’s Choices from the Community

    Can you believe Halloween is only a week away? Connected Educator Month (CEM) is still going strong and so is Chad’s Choices!  You do know that one of the goals behind Chad’s Choices is very similar to that of CEM – connect educators to each other, ideas, and resources, right? With that being said, enjoy this […]

  24. DEN Reads for Connected Educator Month

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    DEN Reads wrapped up it’s latest book, Fish! a few weeks ago and it’s time to share the next book. This time around we’re going to read Switch – How to Change Things When Change is Hard. Join us beginning next week! Here’s Our Schedule of Events… What are your options? Remember, do what you […]

  25. Polar Bears – Live from the Tundra!

    Last year, the DEN teamed up with Polar Bears International to bring your students a series of webcasts from Churchill, Manitoba to learn about polar bears and their environment. Well, those opportunities are back in 2014. Tundra Connections conduct LIVE, free broadcasts from the tundra during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill. We are […]