Blog: 2014

Beyond the Panel: A Teacher’s Reflections on Blended Learning

May 22, 2014
The timing could not have been more perfect for “Blended Learning: Moving Beyond the Pilot,” a panel discussion hosted by The DigitalJLearning Network on the evening of May 13th, 2014.
Beyond the Pilot, Events, Professional Development, The Frisch School, Catchup Math, Math, STEM, Sabrina Bernath

Watch "The Simple & Effective Way to Use SOLEs (Self Organized Learning Environments)" With Jamie Mason Cohen

May 20, 2014
>On Tuesday, May 20th, at 11am ET, we held a Google Hangout on Air with Jamie Mason Cohen where he discussed the simple and effective ways to use SOLEs (Self Organized Learning Environments).
Professional Development, Events, Jamie Mason Cohen, SOLE

Leading and Learning by Example in the Blended Learning School with Sarah Blattner

April 09, 2014
Yesterday we had a fantastic Google Hangout on Air with Sarah Blattner, Founder & Executive Director of Tamritz Learning. We learned about digital literacy and citizenship, the educator as curator, Open Educational Resources (OER), digital footprints
Digital Citizenship, Netiquette, Digital Literacy, Tamritz Learning, Blended Learning, Open Educational Resources (OER)

Seeing is Believing: The Impact of a Blended Learning Immersion

April 03, 2014
Fast-forward to March 2014, where we bump into Hersh at the iJED Conference and we got to talking about our time together back in October. The trip made such an impression on Rabbi Hiller that we have to share it with you.
Interview, DJLNtour, iJED 2014, Torah Day School, Blended Learning, Twitter

Join Us on May 13th for Our Live Panel Event

April 01, 2014
Do you or a teacher in your school use blended learning? Would you like to grow your blended learning implementation across subjects or grades?
Events, Blended Learning

Learning About the Rotation Model with Rabbi Netanel Gralla

March 26, 2014
oday we had the distinct pleasure of hosting a live Google Hangout on Air with Rabbi Netanel Gralla, Head of School at Yeshivat He'Atid in Bergenfield, NJ. During our 45 minutes together, he thoroughly explained how a rotation model works...
Google Hangout on Air, Rotation Model, Rabbi Netanel Gralla, Yeshivat He'Atid, Blended Learning, School Culture

Agile Teaching: It Doesn’t Happen Overnight

March 11, 2014
After over 20 years in education – almost 15 of them in educational technology – it’s easy to get comfortable. Sometimes, however, I do something that reminds me that practicing what I preach doesn’t just “happen,”...
Agile Teaching, Rotation Model, Blended Learning, Tech Integration

Blended Learning vs. Tech Integration Beautifully Explained

February 18, 2014
A good deal of the conversations we have with educators who are discovering blended learning involves distinguishing between simply using technology and actually blending the learning.
Blended Learning, Tech Integration, EdTech

Using Blended Learning to Maximize Classroom Time

February 12, 2014
Among the different challenges I face as a teacher, the challenge of maximizing learning and teaching is among the most crucial. I usually feel that I do not have enough time with my students and I have so much that I want to achieve (sound familiar?).
Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Rotation Model, Flipped Classroom, Student Directed Learning, Student Engagement

Technology and Blended Learning In Schools: What Parents Need To Know

January 30, 2014
Is technology in the classroom a good thing or just the cool, new thing? That depends on how it’s used!
Blended Learning, Parent, Differentiated Instruction