Tag archives for #denchat

  1. #DENchat Tonight

    Tonight is the first #denchat of February. January chats were amazing, brought in lots of new people, and allowed for the sharing of excellent resources and ideas. Thanks to everyone who participated. We hope to see you back in February! Tonight, we are chatting about DEN STAR Exclusives. You’ve hopefully heard the term “DEN STAR” used, […]

  2. #DENchat Tonight

    Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Beating the Winter Blah’s.” Join hostess, @kellyhines (Kelly Hines), at 8:00 pm EST for a sharing time of your favorite tips and tricks for beating the winter blah’s and blues. It’s the time of year when snow days can ruin plans and kids can’t get outside to play. What do you do to […]

  3. #DENchat Tonight

    Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Blended Learning.” Join hostess, @catebeck (Cate Beck), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion of the principles of blended learning, a discussion of pro’s and con’s, and tips and tricks for implementation. This is a hot topic today, so join in!   Here are a few great tips on the best ways to […]

  4. #DENchat TONIGHT

    Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Starting Over.” Join hostess, @lparisi (Lisa Parisi), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion of how to get kids to stay in the groove, instead of thinking…It’s January…why am I still telling you this? Many of us are at the start of a new semester, so don’t miss out on this timely chat!   […]

  5. #DENchat TONIGHT

    Tonight’s #denchat topic is “DE & Assessment.” Join guest host, @ajpoggio (Andrew Poggio), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion that is sure to get you thinking more about authentic assessment in your classroom and beyond. Andrew Poggio is the Director of Assessment, Discovery Education Kansas City, Missouri Area.   Here are a few great tips on the […]

  6. #DENchat TONIGHT

    Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Your Techsolutions for the New Year.” Join hostess, @plnaugle (Paula Naugle), at 8:00 pm EST for a lively discussion that is sure to get you (almost) ready to head back to school in a few days!   Here are a few great tips on the best ways to participate in a Twitter […]

  7. #DENchat in 2014

    2014 is ringing in a renewed #denchat. We hope you will join us each Thursday night at 8:00 pm EST for a weekly Twitter chat on a variety of education hot topics. Check your DEN Weekly Update and here at the blog for topics that are coming up!   Here are a few great tips […]

  8. Join us for #DENChat Tonight at 8:00 ET


    It’s Connected Educator Month and the DEN has put together an exciting calendar of activities to help you and your colleagues connect and learn with the DEN.  Tonight at 8:00 pm ET is #DENchat, a weekly Twitter chat that allows educators across the world to discuss topics in real time via Twitter.  This week’s topic […]

  9. #DENchat is back!

    You have been asking about the return of #DENchat, so here it is! Our weekly #DENchat will return on Thursday, August 22, at 8:00 pm EST. We are starting off the fall #DENchat’s with sharing favorite ideas for the first days of school. We hope you will join us!   Help Choose the Topics… Take […]

  10. #DENChat Ideas Needed

    This spring, a great team of DEN leaders started up #denchat, a weekly Twitter chat for educators, that took place on Thursday nights at 8:00 PM EST. The idea behind starting the chat was to engage more members of the DEN and teaching community to share ideas, provide encouragement, and ask challenging questions. We feel […]

  11. Eleven #DENChats and Counting

    Last week was our 11th #DENChat, and Paula Naugle did a fantastic job leading us through a discussion of our own summer professional development plans.  Sometimes we spend so much time training others and pouring ourselves into other teachers, we often forget that we also need a time to relax, reflect, and recharge. You can […]

  12. End of the Year Engagement

    Last week’s #denchat focused on sharing ideas for finishing out the year by keeping students focused and engaged! We all know that this is the best way to keep our students, and ourselves, motivated and out of trouble. Busy kids do best! Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation. Coding: I recently […]

  13. #DENChat Focuses on STEM Resources

    Last Thursday, Tim Childers, moderated #DENChat focusing on STEM resources and philosophies.  As with previous discussions, there were a multitude of great websites, activities, and thought-provoking questions from those who joined the chat. STEM goes far beyond the idea of, “Oh, I added a science activity to my social studies lesson,” or, “We’re going to […]

  14. To Flip or Not To Flip

    Last week on #DENChat, Lisa Parisi and Elaine Plybon took on both sides of the Flipped Classroom debate as they led the discussion on Twitter. Flipping the classroom is a method of instruction that involves teachers creating short snippets of instruction on video (usually 5 to 15 minutes) and posting them online for students to […]

  15. Grants R’ Us

    I had the most amazing privilege of attending DENSI 2012 last summer in Bozeman, Montana. I met some of the most beautiful and talented people that I have ever known in education. We learned, ate, raced, danced, blogged, videoed, traveled, laughed, and then we unconferenced! During this unconference time about 15 people gathered and spent […]

  16. #DENChat Number 7

    Last Thursday, dozens of educators met on Twitter to discuss favorite lesson plans, unit plans, and activities with Cate Beck.  The conversations in #DENChat are always fast-paced and informative, and this session was no different. You can find the archive for our 7th installment of #DENChat at this link.  (Thanks, Lisa Parisi!) This Thursday, April […]

  17. Hosting the #DENchat April 25

    The newly launched #DENchat, spearheaded by Lisa Parisi and Tim Childers, will be nine weeks old on April 25. I will take on the lead moderating job for this week’s #DENchat to discussion the topic Let Their Passions Shine. Come share your ideas regarding should students have time to pursue their passions in our classrooms? […]

  18. #DENChat 6 Is Archived

    Did you miss our 6th installment of #DENChat?  I know I did.  Work got in the way.  And then the weather.  And, well, I couldn’t get online for the chat.  Every week I hear from someone who, like me last week, didn’t make it.  That’s why there is an archive. These are important conversations among […]

  19. #DENChat Number 5 is Archived!

    Wow! It seems like just a month ago we started the whole #DENChat ball rolling!  Our fifth weekly chat is in the books.  Kelly Hines did a great job offering questions related to Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). In the chat you will find information about how teachers are gathering members for their PLN, how they […]

  20. #DENChat TONIGHT

    Don’t miss out on tonight’s #DENChat at 8:00 pm EDT! The discussion tonight will focus around building and maintaining a learning network. This is a great chat for those new and old to social networking and personal learning networks. We want you!   Here are a few great tips on the best ways to participate […]