Making Student Voices Count With 1:1

July 28, 2015
I had my eyes opened to ways to integrate technology reasonably in an educationally valuable manner.
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning, 1:1, Laptops, Backchanneling, English, Google Apps for Education

6 Ways to Use GIFs in the Classroom

July 23, 2015
I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there’s actually many ways to use GIFs in the classroom.
ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning, GIFs

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Data, Differentiation, and Davening: Innovation in Judaic Studies with Rabbi Emily Meyer

July 27, 2015
Find out what blended learning can look like in a Judaic Studies classroom.
Educator Spotlight, Blended Learning, EdTech, Differentiated Instruction, Data, judaic studies, Jewish Education, SAMIS Foundation

How to Take Blended Learning to the Next Level

July 21, 2015
How can I use technology to collect data on my students that would benefit them as learners?
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, Blended Learning, EdTech, Assessment, Data, Differentiated Instruction, Personalized Learning

Why Students Must Make Media

July 16, 2015
It’s really not about the technology. It’s about what the technology makes possible.
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning, Media, Movies, Augmented Reality, Book Publishing

Getting Digitally Inspired at ISTE

July 14, 2015
Tamara Grunberger shares her learning on digital portfolios and blended professional development.
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning, Digital, Professional Development, Portfolios

Brains, Breaks, and Balance

July 09, 2015
At ISTE 2015 I was most excited for a session called Surviving the Digital Zombie Apocalypse.
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning, Digital, Balance, Breaks

DJLN's ISTE 2015 Highlights

July 08, 2015
See what DJLN and network educators did at ISTE!
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Blended Learning

The (Virtual) Heart of the Matter

July 07, 2015
Every now and then something comes along and reminds us of why we do what we do.
DJLN at ISTE 2015, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Virtual Reality, Blended Learning

Our Highlights of the Year

June 11, 2015
The top 5 highlights from our blog from this past school year!
Blended Learning, EdTech, SAMIS Foundation, Google Apps for Education, GAFE, ELI Talks, Jewish Education

DJLN Educator Spotlight: The Power of EdTech with Liz Ebersole

June 09, 2015
Get an inside look at what it means to be both a teacher and an EdTech coordinator.
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Seattle Hebrew Academy, SAMIS Foundation, Language Arts

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Flipping the Classroom with Randee Groveman

May 26, 2015
Randee Groveman’s teaching philosophy follows Robert Frost’s quote: “I’m not a teacher, but an awakener.”
Educator Spotlight, Flipped Classroom, learning management system, LMS, English, EdTech, Blended Learning

Schooling in Seattle - DJLN visits the West Coast

February 23, 2015
This year, as we continue working with our New York and New Jersey area schools, we are also expanding our work to other areas of North America.
Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Digital Literacy, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Samis

Bringing the Maker Movement into Your Blended Classroom: Video & PD Guide

February 19, 2015
This past week, we had the pleasure of having Tikvah Wiener, Chief Academic Officer at Magen David Yeshiva High School, as our guest on Google Hangout on Air! She helped us explore the Maker Movement, which has been taking the education world by storm
EdTech, Google Hangout on Air, Magen David Yeshivah, Maker Movement, Professional Development Guide, Project-Based Learning

Top 10 Things That Inspired Us On Our #SAMISTIC Adventure

December 22, 2014
The DigitalJLearning Network (DJLN) and The Samis Foundation pulled together a cohort of 18 educators, two teacher-leaders and one administrator from each of the six Jewish day schools in Seattle, and took us on a two-day trip to Los Angeles.
Agile Teaching, Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, Digital Literacy, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Samis

Taking EdTech One Step at a Time

July 24, 2014
The ISTE Conference was an amazing and eye-opening experience for me. I am a change-of-career teacher. Coming to the profession late in the game, I assumed that I would teach math the way I learned math with pencils and textbooks and that's about it.
EdTech, Math, STEM, Blended Learning, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14

Blended Learning vs. Tech Integration Beautifully Explained

February 18, 2014
A good deal of the conversations we have with educators who are discovering blended learning involves distinguishing between simply using technology and actually blending the learning.
Blended Learning, Tech Integration, EdTech

Becoming Invisible In My Classroom

TeachThought, Crosspost, Invisible Teacher, Innovation, EdTech, Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom

Modeling Blended Learning for Teachers

January 15, 2014
At the Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy (GHA), we are committed to moving towards a blended learning environment so that we can maximize the opportunity for every teacher to differentiate the delivery of material to each of our students.
Professional Development, Blended Learning, Greenfield Hebrew Academy, Educational Technology, EdTech

Tales from the Road: The Epstein School & Three Common Denominators of Success

January 14, 2014
I travel around the country quite a bit, and am fortunate enough to be able to visit schools of all shapes and sizes.
The Epstein School, Blended Learning, Professional Development, Tales from the Road, Scaffolding, EdTech, Differentiated Instruction