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Ten units of study in a pilot program that will include 100 junior high schools will introduce the Jewish people in the Diaspora to Israeli students. The program was recently revealed, and Ynet has learned that it will begin in the coming school year. Israel’s Minister of Education, Naftali Bennett: "Deepening the connection with Diaspora Jewry is the task of this generation."
Just over a year ago with the release of the William Davidson Foundation & Jim Joseph Foundation SmartMoney technology report, there was renewed interest within the Jewish community about how technology could enhance student learning. Further ideas were voiced through eJewish Philanthropy's Continuing Conversations on Leveraging Educational Technology. This article aims to enhance the conversation by suggesting a shared language and theoretical framework for moving Jewish ed tech from important yet disparate conversations to a more cohesive systematic goal focused dialogue.
Here at BimBam, we are cooking up something new in the studio! This summer, we’ll be launching our first-ever professional development offering for Jewish educators. We’ll teach educators how to do stop motion animation and how to bring it seamlessly into the classroom. The best part? The course will be free and self-paced, which means educators will be able to take the course whenever and wherever they want.