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While purveyors of childhood Jewish education as a whole struggle with enrollment and relevance, a small number have become pioneering practitioners of “digital badging,” a new pedagogical model in which learners in a wide variety of learning environments earn digital badges that indicate their accomplishments, skills or knowledge. Depending on which side of the generational divide you’re on, digital badges can be thought of as analogous either to merit badges in scouting or achievements in video gaming. This is a way of gamifying education. It doesn’t turn life or school into a game, but it brings some of the fun and incentives of games into education.
Updated: Feb. 19, 2015
This Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability Greenbook is designed to raise the tenor of the conversation regarding Jewish day school financial sustainability and affordability by articulating the challenge, offering background information, and sketching a landscape of initiatives. The Greenbook may be read either from cover to cover or as a collection of independent chapters. If you’d like an overview of all the various initiatives currently in the field, work your way through the chapters. If you are specifically interested in an individual type of initiative, begin there.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2014
Charles Cohen, manager of the Jewish Day School Affordability Knowledge Center, shares some of what he has learned over the last year about what should be done to attain affordability for Jewish Day Schools.
Updated: Jul. 17, 2013