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Five New York and New Jersey Jewish Day Schools are currently implementing Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy's (LVJA) courses to connect middle and high school students to substantive Jewish learning beyond the classroom walls. With LVJA, these schools are differentiating and individualizing instruction, offering a greatly expanded Judaic studies course catalog, and allocating resources responsibly. Today, LVJA, a project of Bar-Ilan University's Lookstein Center for Jewish Education, was named one of North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations in the eleventh annual Slingshot Guide.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2016
The Shoolman School of Graduate Jewish Education at Hebrew College Opens Registration for its Midcareer Fellowship Program
The Shoolman School of Graduate Jewish Education at Hebrew College is excited to announce that for the fourth year running, it has received a generous grant to continue funding its Midcareer Fellowship program. The Midcareer Fellowship, which currently serves 45 students, is for new students who enroll in the Master of Jewish Education program and commit to earning 12 credits a year over the course of three years. Fellows receive an annual financial-aid award of up to 65 percent. (Application review begins May 15, 2016, with a priority deadline of March 2.)
Updated: Mar. 06, 2016
Join WebYeshiva in partnership with Ptil Tekhelet for an incredible experience for individual students, whole classes, or family-learning. Weave together Torah, archaeology, chemistry, biology, halakhah, and history with this free, online, interactive program. This four-part series will explore the many aspects of the beautiful mitzvah of Tekhelet. Participate live in our interactive classroom, or join in via the archived recordings. This unique program includes an option for an at-home dyeing experiment.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2016
It is clear that technology, and the Internet in particular, poses enormous threats, while providing extraordinary opportunities to the American Orthodox community. This issue of Klal Perspectives explores whether a community, or even a family, can eliminate the intrusion of the Internet, and if not, how we can best meet its challenges and take advantage of its opportunities. And perhaps of particular interest is the identification of various influences of online use on the Orthodox community that are enormously consequential, yet frequently overlooked (such as online bullying, for example).
Updated: Feb. 10, 2016
We are pleased to invite you to take part in an innovative online course for educators that are interested in developing School Twinning programs in their classrooms. You will learn about developing School Twinning connections in the Jewish World using innovative pedagogical and online tools that apply to the program. The course is in English and is suitable for educators worldwide that are interested in developing a School Twinning program and is also a wonderful program to use in the classroom to inspire students to improve their English/Hebrew, through communicating with students worldwide. The course opens on December 6, 2015 and includes ten units. A new unit is introduced approximately every two weeks, and the participants are free to study and complete tasks at a time that best suits each participant.
Updated: Nov. 25, 2015
Announcing The Global Day of Jewish Learning’s 24×24 – Luminaries of Jewish Learning LIVE from Around the Globe
The Global Day of Jewish Learning is thrilled to announce the speakers and schedule for this year’s 24×24, our live webcast series on Sunday, November 15, 2015. Learn with authors, scholars, artists, and rabbis from around the world. This year’s theme of Love: Devotion, Desire and Deception will be examined through the lenses of Jewish texts and Jewish art. 24×24 is presented with participation from partner organizations such as Hillel International, URJ, and AJWS in the USA, and with international partners Akadem and the Universidad Hebraica, Mexico.
Updated: Nov. 11, 2015
The Jewish Education Project is excited to announce the launch of our free educational technology support service - Ask DJLN. Ask DJLN is on-demand blended learning and educational technology support for teachers, EdTech professionals, and school administrators who have questions about integrating technology in the classroom. By submitting a simple online form, tweeting at @DigitalJLearn, or emailing DJLN, you can receive on-demand support for all your questions related to how technology can best be used to enhance learning.
Updated: Nov. 04, 2015
The DigitalJ Learning Network of The Jewish Education Project, along with our partners at CAJE-Miami, is proud to announce the launch of Phase Two of an exciting partnership to support Jewish day schools in the Miami area. JBlend Miami has been in the works for the last two to three years. Originally dubbed “Blended and Online Learning Academy” – and later renamed by the teachers in the group – JBlend Miami is a community of educators from five Miami area Jewish day schools, coming together to learn about online and blended learning, and building capacity for change in their own schools.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2015
As technology continues to permeate traditional classroom environments, more than 25 Jewish day schools are taking part in a new era of learning fostered by Bonim B’Yachad (translated from Hebrew as “building together”), an Israel-based online learning initiative founded three years ago. Led by CEO Aryeh Eisenberg and headquartered in Modi’in, Bonim B’Yachad offers Jewish schools an à la carte menu of academic courses that enable them to fill the specific needs of their students.
Updated: Sep. 09, 2015
This year, the DigitalJLearning Network (DJLN) sponsored 15 educators from 15 different institutions to attend the annual International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE 2015), which took place from June 28-July 1 in Philadelphia. The premier educational technology conference, ISTE brought together thousands of educators from around the world to learn about this exciting area of growth in the world of education. Following the conference, DJLN has been featuring a variety of helpful resources and perspectives on their blog.
Updated: Aug. 19, 2015