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Following their Voices – Teaching the Holocaust with Witness Testimonies in the 21st Century – An International Seminar
The MOFET Institute and The Massuah Institute for Holocaust Studies are convening an international seminar on Teaching the Holocaust with Witness Testimonies in the 21st Century on June 16-17, 2015. The seminar will examine different approaches to teaching the Holocaust while integrating the voices of witnesses to the Holocaust through the use of methods adapted from various disciplines (history, cinema, arts, literature, etc.)
Updated: May. 06, 2015
This series of 2 free webinars is for all teachers and lecturers who have always wanted to connect with classes in other countries but it never actually worked out. This is your opportunity to learn how to collaborate with online partners, find partners for your topic area and age group and have a free social network to carry out your joint activities.
Updated: Oct. 03, 2013
MOFET International is pleased to announce its scheduled webinars for the upcoming months. The webinars are geared towards the interests and professional development of teachers and teacher educators around the world. Participation in the webinars is free of charge, but requires advance registration.
Updated: Oct. 02, 2013
At the beginning of this month, the 6th MOFET International Conference on Teacher Education, titled 'Changing Reality through Education', was held in Israel. This was the sixth in a series of conferences held once every few years under the auspices and with the financial support of the Department of Teacher Education in the Israeli Ministry of Education.
Updated: Aug. 08, 2013
Once every few years, since 1993, the teacher education system in Israel holds an international conference on teacher education. The Sixth International Conference, titled “Changing Reality through Education”, will be held at David Yellin Academic College of Education in Jerusalem, in cooperation with The MOFET Institute in Tel Aviv on July 2-4, 2013. It will deal with various topics on the public and social agenda.
Updated: Mar. 11, 2013
The MOFET Institute in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Education invites teachers, administrators and the general public to an online seminar in Hebrew about digital text books in the education system in Israel and abroad. The online presentations and discussions will be held via the Elluminate platform on Thursday March 14, 2013 from 10:00 to 15:00. Participation is through an internet connected computer, headset and microphone.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2013
MOFET Annual Educational Technology Conference 2012 – A Touch Away: The Information in the Class at Your Finger Tips
This year, MOFET Institute's Annual Educational Technology Conference, held at MOFET Institute in Tel Aviv on March 28, 2012, was devoted was devoted to examining the implications of the ubiquitous availability of information and communication at our fingertips on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. Hundreds of conference participants heard presentations that examined the numerous opportunities of utilizing these tools to enhance and transform the education scene, and on the other hand, ways to avoid the educational and developmental pitfalls that they present.
Updated: Apr. 03, 2012
Over the last years World ORT has been sponsoring seminars for teachers of Jewish Studies in different locations around the world in order to keep them kept abreast of innovations in teaching and to enrich their professional toolboxes. In recent years, these seminars have focused on the use of technology in the teaching of Jewish Studies. Since 2007 teacher educators from the MOFET Institute's International Channel have been teaching at these seminars. Two of them, Dr. Elaine Hoter and Reuven Werber, report their impressions of the experience as well as of the nature, products, and educational significance of the activity.
Updated: Aug. 02, 2011
MOFET Annual Educational Technology Conference 2011 – The Name of the Game: Integrating Computer Games in Learning
This year MOFET Institute's Annual Educational Technology Conference was devoted to integrating computer games in various aspect of learning. Various games can contribute to learning information, developing thinking, physical coordination and dexterity, collaborative and decision-making skills, as well as moral judgment capabilities. They have the ability to strongly motivate and provide immediate reward and feedback. The conference provided hundreds of participants an overview of the use of games, simulations, and virtual reality environments to enhance learning and challenge the participants to utilize them in their learning environments.
Updated: Mar. 13, 2011
Recently, a new Hebrew language social network for Israeli educators, Shluvim, was launched by the MOFET Institute. The network aims to create a virtual meeting place for education professionals, teachers, lecturers, pedagogic mentors, researchers and others. Shluvim will strive to efficiently meet the needs for ongoing knowledge sharing, creation of communal knowledge, professional development and affective development and support between Israeli education professionals. Shluvim aims to provide a platform for teachers and teacher educators to keep professionally informed and in contact with colleagues and developments in the field and thus fostering personal empowerment.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2010