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On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, Solomon Schechter School of Queens will be hosting a JedCamp style evening of participant driven learning. There is no cost to participate and a kosher dinner will be provided. We are looking for teachers, Ed tech coaches/integrators, principals and other administrators, parents, and students to share ways educational technology and/or social media has improved quality of learning for our children.The evening will include two sessions (one hour each) with dinner in between.
Updated: Dec. 02, 2013
The J-Smarts website, currently under development, is organized according to Gardner's Multiple Intelligences, matching the attributes of each with Web 2.0 programs. A plethora of emerging web-based programs have been organized according to Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences, thus opening the door for educators to plan learning opportunities that play to the strength of the learner.
Updated: Aug. 20, 2013
Tzvi Pittinsky (@TechRav) reposts a reply to a Lookjed query about how technology can be successfully integrated into Jewish education. He describes how the Frisch School uses wikis, Google Docs, Prezi, Youtube, Skype, Voicethread and other web 2.0 tools to enrich and enhance Jewish learning.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
In this blog post, Philip Brodsky, Darim Online Intern, proposes a new way to help build community, engaging community members in Torah study and creativity by the intelligent use of social media. He suggests that Rabbis make use of digital social media to engage community members in discussion of aspects of the upcoming Torah Portion, utilizing the resulting communal discussion in developing his Shabbat sermon. By the time the rabbi delivers his Shabbat remarks, he or she could be drawing inspiration from, or even representing the discussion of hundreds of his congregants!
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
Joshua Mason-Barkin of Torah Aura Productions recently wrote a guest blog post on the Darim Online Blog in response to the Rabbi Eric Yoffie's annual sermon delivered at the recent URJ Biennial in Toronto. Building on Yoffie's call for URJ synagogues to integrate technology into their communal operations, Mason-Barkin outlines four suggestions for maximizing this effort.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
Recently the Lookjed online discussion list of The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education published an excerpt from Torah Aura's new book, What We Now Know about Jewish Education - Brian Amkraut's 'Jewish Education in the World of Web 2.0' which discusses some of the challenges and opportunities offered by modern technology and calls on the educators to become knowledgeable and familiar with a virtual world where so many of our students gather today. The essay inspired an online exchange between Jewish educators which is available for viewing and participation.
Updated: Jan. 20, 2009
Alan D. Abbey, the website manager of The Shalom Hartman Institute, writes about how he has been utilizing the web and web2.0 tools to create an effective web presence for the Institute. Some best practices of Jewish educational organizations' use of cutting edge technology is showcased here.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
The reality of daily life in Israel isn't only politics and violence: it is commerce and research; art and culture; music and dance; community and family. Much of the world and the media views Israel through conflict-focused lenses. ISRAEL21c spotlights Israelis sharing their thoughts and experiences, their observations and their hopes for the future
Updated: Apr. 29, 2008