Educational Technology

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Flipping for Mishnah with Rabbi Avrohom Wagshul

June 07, 2016
Students are bringing Torah to life in this Judaic Studies classroom.
Educator Spotlight, Flipped Classroom, Flipped Learning, EdTech, Educational Technology, judaic studies, Jewish Education, Mishnah

Mission Implausible: Why Tech Plans Shouldn’t Have Mission and Vision Statements

May 25, 2016
Six key steps for schools to consider before bringing new technology on board.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Tech Integration

A Culture of Chromebooks

May 19, 2016
With the help of Chromebooks, this school is creating new kinds of learning experiences.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Educational Technology, Chromebooks, Google Classroom

Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut with Israeli EdTech Tools

May 12, 2016
Find out how these Israeli EdTech tools can enhance learning in your classroom!
EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Israel, Math, Coding, Presentations, Games for Learning

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Differentiating in English Class with Jennifer Ohana

May 09, 2016
Blended learning is helping to differentiate instruction and empower independent learners.
Educator Spotlight, JBlend Miami, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, EdTech, Differentiated Instruction, Data, English, Language Arts

Bringing the Technology Playground Back to School

May 02, 2016
I took a cue from ISTE and created an interactive space for teachers to try out educational technology.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, Educational Technology, Flipped Classroom, Professional Development

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Teaching in Tweets with Martin Plunkett

April 11, 2016
Educational technology and blended learning are encouraging students to be innovative learners.
Educator Spotlight, JBlend Miami, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Twitter, Tweeting, Social Studies

Getting to See Blended Learning and Technology Integration in Action

April 11, 2016
Get a sneak peak at everything JBlend Miami learned during an amazing two day tour!
DJLN Tour 2016, JBlend Miami, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, EdTech, Jewish Education

Lessons Learned from a Public School’s Blended Learning Program

March 10, 2016
Does blended learning really work? Based on this school's success, yes!
Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, Personalization, Educational Technology, EdTech

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Empowering Teachers by Embedding Professional Development with Hanna Shekhter

March 08, 2016
This new PD model has teachers jumping at the chance to integrate technology into their classrooms.
Educator Spotlight, Embedded Professional Development, Professional Development, Teachers, EdTech, Educational Technology

Eight Digital Tools for Students to Create Original Purim Shpiel Videos

March 02, 2016
The best way to ensure that every student gets to participate in the Purim shpiel tradition!
Purim, Jewish Education, Jewish Holidays, EdTech, Educational Technology, Videos

Show, Don’t Tell: A Great Philosophy of Professional Development

February 24, 2016
I've been modelling the use of technology for my team in order to familiarize them with the power of technology.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development

DJLN Educator Spotlight: The Power of EdTech with Liz Ebersole

June 09, 2015
Get an inside look at what it means to be both a teacher and an EdTech coordinator.
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Seattle Hebrew Academy, SAMIS Foundation, Language Arts

Schooling in Seattle - DJLN visits the West Coast

February 23, 2015
This year, as we continue working with our New York and New Jersey area schools, we are also expanding our work to other areas of North America.
Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Digital Literacy, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Samis

Beyond the Newsletter: Improving Parent-Teacher Communications

February 10, 2015
When used well, technology can bring people together and help them better understand each other in real life. While both parents and teachers are striving toward the same goal...
Assessment, Parent, Parent-Teacher Communication, Resources, Digital Citizenship, Educational Technology

Top 10 Things That Inspired Us On Our #SAMISTIC Adventure

December 22, 2014
The DigitalJLearning Network (DJLN) and The Samis Foundation pulled together a cohort of 18 educators, two teacher-leaders and one administrator from each of the six Jewish day schools in Seattle, and took us on a two-day trip to Los Angeles.
Agile Teaching, Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Digital Literacy, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Samis

So Many Schools, So Little Time: The Power of Site Visits

Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Samis, Site Visit, STEM, Student Directed Learning, Tales from the Road

Modeling Blended Learning for Teachers

January 15, 2014
At the Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy (GHA), we are committed to moving towards a blended learning environment so that we can maximize the opportunity for every teacher to differentiate the delivery of material to each of our students.
Professional Development, Blended Learning, Greenfield Hebrew Academy, Educational Technology, EdTech

The Model, Not the Method, Comes First

December 26, 2013
As you may have heard, Luria Academy of Brooklyn was recently named one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations by the Slingshot Fund. What you may not have heard is that Luria Academy is a member of the DigitalJLearning Network (DJLN).
Slingshot Fund, Blended Learning, Fail Forward, Luria Academy, Montessori, Technology Planning, Educational Technology, Project-Based Learning

It’s All About Asking the Right Questions

November 05, 2013
It’s not often that something I hear in a presentation or panel discussion makes me want to stand on my chair applauding and shouting “Bravo!”
Blended Learning, Student Directed Learning, Student Engagement, iNacol, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Assessment