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The federal Australian Government launched Cybersmart, the first national cybersafety education initiative of its kind, at Melbourne’s Beth Rivkah Ladies College this week. Launched by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, Cybersmart is an interactive website designed to keep kids safe when using the internet.
Updated: Jul. 29, 2009
Smart Education - The Interactive Whiteboard as a Lever for the Advancement of Education and Learning
On Thursday March 30, 2009, The Shaar Hanegev Middle School hosted a conference for principals and edtech coordinators of the Southern Region of Israel. The conference, sponsored by Kadima Mada - (Science Journey) and the Southern Region Executive of the Ministry of Education aimed to acquaint the participants with Kadima Mada's Smart Classroom Pilot Project which had been underway in 6 Israeli schools since 2008 in preparation for expansion of the project to tens of schools in the southern and northern regions of Israel during the next school year.
Updated: May. 03, 2009
The Spring, 2009 issue of Torah at the Center, published by Department of Lifelong Jewish Learning of the Union for Reform Judaism, deals with Technology at the Center. Nearly twenty short articles in the online publication provide multiple perspectives on the virtues and vices of technology in the domain of Jewish learning.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2009
TorahSkills.org is an online course management system available for free to Judaic Studies teachers, who wish to add an online component to their classroom teaching. The moodle interface allows teachers to create online course components, which can be used to enhance face to face classes or even allow for distance learning. The system allows creation of various sorts of online activities such as interactive quizzes, message boards, wikis, glossaries, podcasts or online journals.
Updated: Apr. 06, 2009
The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education invites nominations for its first cohort of Fellows for the Jim Joseph Foundation Fellowships -Leading Educators Online program. This two year professional development experience will provide participants with leadership development, enriched Jewish learning, and in-depth training in how to build online communities of practice.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2009
Darim Online is seeking a motivated and detail oriented graduate-level intern for the 2009-2010 summer and academic year. The intern will work full time for Darim during the summer months, and approximately 10 hours/week during the academic year. Primary responsibility will be focused on our Learning Network programs, and on the skills and interests of the candidate we choose. This is a paid internship for a current graduate student in Jewish education or a related field.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2009
JGooders is a newly launched online central, global, Jewish-Israeli arena of Good Doers, (aka Gooders). JGooders facilitates and broadens the opportunity to do good deeds by allowing visitors from all over the world to learn about Jewish/Israel social projects and contribute to and/or volunteer for them. As of mid-December, JGooders listed a total of 117 projects in nine countries, including 16 in the United States belonging to more than 30 Jewish/Israel charity organizations
Updated: Dec. 29, 2008
eCamp – The international technology summer camp, to take place both in Israel and the US this summer, is entering its second season. eCamp, a pluralistic Jewish community, is designed to bring enterprising young people aged 8-18 from around the world together for a unique interactive Israeli – Jewish hi-tech experience. eCamp is designed to encourage campers to express their creativity and discover their connections with the Jewish world and Israel.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
The Jewish Children's Museum, located in the Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidic community of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York, is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing cutting edge interactive multimedia. The six floors of the museum house an array of exhibits and displays covering Jewish history and heroes, holidays and customs, the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish life.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2008
The MOFET JTEC International Teachers' Training Project of the MOFET Institute in cooperation with World Ort held an intensive four day seminar for Italian Hebrew teachers in Rome this summer. Two Israeli teacher educators of MOFET Institute's Online Ademy came to Rome to introduce the Italian Hebrew teachers to cutting edge technology to be used in the teaching of Hebrew in local Jewish schools.
Updated: Jul. 28, 2008