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The world of education is moving fast, especially in the realm of education technology. How can Jewish educators keep up with the frenetic pace of new sites, apps and platforms appearing (and disappearing) constantly? More to the point, how can these resources be adapted to the world of Jewish education? Thus was born the idea of CJEiLearn. Created by the Friedman Commission for Jewish Education, located in West Palm Beach, Florida, CJEiLearn is a free resource specifically geared for Jewish educators working in both supplementary and day school settings. It is designed to help make sense out of the virtual “embarrassment of riches” that characterizes the Ed Tech universe, uniquely framing it within the needs of Jewish education.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2016
Peter Eckstein posts & reflects about his experiences working with a group of teens associated with the iCenter’s MZ Teen Israel Internship program which follows up on teens’ Israel summer experiences, through a framework consisting of a series of yearlong educational and social activities.
Updated: Jan. 03, 2012
In order to help Jewish educators stay afloat in the flood of developing technology and pedagogy, Peter Eckstein suggests in a recent blog post, that all Jewish education service providers get together to create 'a new trans-denominational platform for Jewish educators of all flavors' to learn about 'ALL the opportunities and resources to enhance the field of Jewish education'. He believes that the time is now ripe 'to widen the circle and have an expanded group of those who care about the future of Jewish education come together and brainstorm how to make a new Jewish Professional Learning Network happen'.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2011
Peter Eckstein reflects in this blog post on the Conservative Movement's Jewish Educators Assembly 39th Annual Conference which centered on 'From Sinai to Cyberspace: Exploring the Impact of Technology on Jewish Education'. After recapping some of the program highlights that the 200 educators experienced, he raises some important questions about the direction in which Jewish education is headed in the second decade of the 21st century.
Updated: Feb. 13, 2011