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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
Gratz College Announces 3rd Cohort in Master’s Fellowships in Jewish Education, Nonprofit Management and Jewish Communal Service
Gratz College is delighted to announce the creation of 14 new fellowships: seven for the M.A. in Jewish Education and seven for the M.S. in Nonprofit Management for Faith-based Organizations and the M.A. in Jewish Communal Service. This is the third cohort of the successful Gratz College Midcareer Fellowship program which was first launched in 2013.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2015
In this new online project in Ivrit, called in Israel 'Summer 38' for the number of Mishnayot in Masechet Rosh Hashana, Jewish children learn a daily Mishna in memory of the 67 soldiers who fell in Operation Protective Edge, through 38 animated videos with HaRav Rimon, head of the Halacha Education Center. This learning adventure has now begun, and will be completed by the end of the summer vacation. The learning will be conveyed through experiential videos, utilizing motion graphics and animation. In each five minute long video visitors learn the Mishna, and acquire vital tools to study and analyze virtually any Mishna in the future.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2015
The Israeli school system participated today in the National Emergency Drill, 'Turning Point 15', by evacuating classrooms and practicing safe exit to predesignated protected spaces. The drill opened with the sounding of alarms at 11:05 AM in all educational institutions throughout the country, while teachers were involved in regular learning activities in their classrooms. The drill simulated massive missile fire on Israel's home front.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2015