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Introducing Smart Money: Recommendations for an Educational Technology and Digital Engagement Investment Strategy
In just a few days, Jewish philanthropists, foundation professionals and communal leaders will join together in Atlanta at the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) 2017 conference. We will learn, question, and explore a range of topics of import to our collective work. For our foundations – the Jim Joseph Foundation and William Davidson Foundation – JFN 2017 will provide a special opportunity to share and discuss just-released findings from Smart Money: Recommendations for an Educational Technology and Digital Engagement Investment Strategy, a new report based on research conducted by Lewis J. Bernstein and Associates this past year.
Updated: Apr. 05, 2017
Over the past several years, the Jim Joseph Foundation has invested significant time and resources into deepening our understanding of how the Jewish community can better engage teens in effective, compelling Jewish learning experiences. Two essential lessons we have learned are that: 1. Having a meaningful influence on teens in any context starts by taking a genuine interest in what matters most to them. 2. The role of adults is to work with teens, in partnership, to help them to create Jewish learning experiences they seek.
Updated: Oct. 28, 2015
At the Jim Joseph Foundation, we have invested time and dollars over recent years exploring the role that we, as a funder, can play in moving the field of Jewish education closer towards the adoption of shared measurement tools. Grants to the Jewish Survey Question Bank, JData, and the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education have helped key Foundation partners from the research community advance measurement, assessment, and knowledge-sharing across initiatives and varied educational settings. Looking towards the year ahead, we are optimistic that two collaborative projects now in development will take this work to the next level, as key leaders from within the field of Jewish education endeavor to develop shared measurement tools for two important age cohorts—Jewish college students and Jewish teens.
Updated: Oct. 22, 2014
The writers recount some of the findings of the first evaluation report on the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Nadiv Initiative, an experiment designed to create new connections between Jewish camps and schools, leveraging unique professional knowledge and best practices for the benefit of both which was conducted by BTW informing change.
Updated: Mar. 11, 2013