Educator Spotlight: Yehudis Fried

May 06, 2019
Yehudis Fried of YDE in Brooklyn loves watching young learners experiment and tinker with new technological platforms.
EdTech, Robotics, Coding, Computer Science, computers, Brooklyn

Rhyming Resources for Poetry Month

April 04, 2019
DigitalJ's Monica Brandwein shares resources for Poetry Month.
Poetry, EdTech, Language Arts

Passover Learning and Engaging Students with STEAM

April 08, 2019
DigitalJ's Monica Brandwein shares ideas and lesson plans to help incorporate STEAM concepts into Passover lessons.
EdTech, STEAM, Passover

Using Google Maps to Gain A New Understanding of the Holocaust

May 01, 2019
DigitalJ's Gabriel Weinstein writes about how Google Maps can help students learn about the Holocaust and immigration and displacement.
EdTech, History, Holocaust Education

Educator Spotlight: Daniel Kamelhar

April 08, 2019
Daniel Kamelhar of Magen David Yeshivah discusses the importance of learning from failures with technology.
EdTech, Coding, STEAM, judaic studies

Curriculum Building Activities with Lego

April 15, 2019
Love Legos? Check out these ideas on how to incorporate Lego activities into your classroom.
STEAM, Legos, EdTech, Math, Science, Coding, judaic studies

Dream With the Jewish Ed Project at Prizmah

February 18, 2019
Say hello to The Jewish Ed Project team at Prizmah 2019
EdTech, Prizmah

#ReadAcrossAmerica with Dr. Seuss

February 19, 2019
Celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday in your classroom.
Reading, Read Across America, Dr. Seuss, EdTech

Celebrate the 100th day of school with tech and STEAM activities

February 07, 2019
EdTech, STEAM, STEM, 100th Day of School, Coding

DigitalJ Educator Spotlight: Embracing EdTech with Amy Katz

January 23, 2019
Amy Katz of Yeshiva University High School for Girls/Central discusses how incorporating technology changed her history classroom.
EdTech, History, American History, judaic studies, Technology, Educational Technology, Educator Spotlight

Get ready for Tu B’shvat with these four classroom activities

January 18, 2019
Get ready for Tu B'shvat with four engaging classroom activities
EdTech, Tu B'shvat

Beyond The Hour of Code: Six Tools for Learning Coding

December 19, 2018
Read about six great tools to check out if you’d like to dive further into programming in class, for students of all ages and abilities.
EdTech, Coding, Hour of Code

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

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

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Bringing History to Life with Danyel Goldberg

May 31, 2018
Why are students so excited about social studies at Shulamith School for Girls?
Educator Spotlight, History, Social Studies, EdTech, Educational Technology, Station Rotation

Get Your Struggling Middle Schoolers Speaking Hebrew!

May 30, 2018
While some students feel comfortable speaking Hebrew spontaneously, there are always few who may lack the skill or confidence to participate in speaking activities.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Hebrew

What Happens When Preschoolers Use Robots for Tikkun Olam

April 27, 2018
What happens when a pack of robots come to a school to help preschoolers clean up the environment?
Educational Technology, EdTech, Early Childhood, Preschool, Jewish Education, judaic studies