DJLN's Highlights of the Year

| By Yonah Kirschner, Program Manager, DigitalJLearning Network

 

The school year is winding down and summer break is just around the corner. It has been a very exciting year for DigitalJLearning Network, so before you head to the beach, check out these five highlights from our blog from this past school year.

 

Google & Gemara: EdTech in Judaic Studies with Rabbi Yehoshua Lindenbaum
In this Educator Spotlight, Rabbi Lindenbaum described how his students are demonstrating their learning of Jewish texts by writing and designing their own original comics. Rabbi Lindenbaum also shared his thoughts on formative assessment and the advantages of using educational technology and blended learning in the Judaic Studies classroom.

 

How I Introduced My Students to Blended Learning
Have you wondered what it would be like to completely change your classroom setup? After participating in our JBlend Miami professional development, Lauren Roisman brought blended learning to her classroom. In this piece, Lauren shares how she approached making big changes and what her students had to say about it.

 

Designing for All: Inclusion and EdTech
We spoke with Luis Pérez - an expert in inclusion and educational technology - about the foundations of inclusive practices, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles, and how teachers can take steps to make inclusion a natural part of teaching with technology.

 

Differentiating in English Class with Jennifer Ohana
If you ever wanted to know how to use data to differentiate instruction, then this Educator Spotlight is a must-read! Our JBlend Miami participant, Jennifer Ohana, explained how she uses blended learning in her classroom and how educational technology plays a key role in empowering her students to become independent learners.

 

The 10 “Commandments” of Teaching with Technology
We put an EdTech twist on the holiday of Shavuot and shared our own technology version of the 10 Commandments. Check them out to learn strategies for maximizing teaching and learning with technology.

 

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