DigitalJLearning Network Blog

DigitalJEducator Spotlight: Using EdTech to rethink religious school with Rabbi Melissa Buyer-Witman

December 12, 2018
“Technology has forced us to take a deep look at what we do and what we provide to students in the classroom,” says Rabbi Melissa Buyer-Witman of Temple Israel of the City of New York.
EdTech, Educator Spotlight, Congregational Learning

Art & Algorithms: Hanukkah Themed Pixel Art Activities

November 30, 2018
Learn about a fun activity to use with your students which incorporates Hanukkah, art, and coding.
EdTech, Coding, Hanukkah, Art, STEAM, Unplugged, Plugged, Computer Science

STEAM lesson plans for Thanksgiving

November 13, 2018
Educational Technology Consultant Monica Brandwein gives STEAM themed ideas for your classroom.
STEAM, Thanksgiving, Engineering

DigitalJ Educator Spotlight: Miri Rubin on the never ending surprises of EdTech

November 12, 2018
“The best part about EdTech are the surprises that come down the line,” explains Miri Rubin of The Ramaz School in this month's Educator Spotlight.
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology, STEM, Coding

How virtual reality and augmented reality can change how you approach field trips

October 18, 2018
The world of VR and AR is making the idea of field trips like my class’s trek to the Brooklyn Robot Foundry a walk in the park.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Professional Development, Jewish Education, The Jewish Education Project

DigitalJ Educator Spotlight: Using EdTech to transform teaching and learning with Tziri Lamm

October 16, 2018
"Learning now is entirely driven by students, it is an interactive experience," Tziri Lamm of Yeshiva of Flatbush explains in this month's DigitalJ Educator Spotlight.
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology

Seven tools to start podcasting in your classroom

October 15, 2018
When students create a podcast, they learn crucial skills in public speaking, writing, editing and teamwork.

STEAM Competitions for students

October 05, 2018
Spice up your curriculum with fun and challenging projects to engineering competitions to art projects.

Computational Thinking Across Disciplines

October 04, 2018
Computational thinking is a lifelong skill worth teaching across disciplines.

DigitalJLearning: A new adventure in my Jewish education

September 26, 2018
I am excited to work with teachers that are committed to their craft and dedicated to developing sharp and curious minds.
Digital JLearning, The Jewish Education Project