Educational Technology

The New Year of the Trees: Ecological EdTech for Tu Bishvat

January 04, 2017
Don't miss these EdTech tools inspired by some very "green" Jewish texts.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Earth Science, Tu Bishvat, Jewish Holidays, judaic studies

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Teaching Through the EdTech Lens with Zachary Lebwohl

December 15, 2016
EdTech, STEM, supporting teachers--this educator does it all!
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology, STEM, Robotics, Teachers

Eight Miracle Apps for Telling the Hanukkah Story

December 07, 2016
EdTech that will have your students learning about Hanukkah and expressing their creativity, too!
Hanukkah, Chanukah, Apps, EdTech, Educational Technology, Jewish Holidays, judaic studies, Digital Storytelling

ABCEs: EdTech for reading, writing, arithmetic, and emotional intelligence

November 22, 2016
Learn how the youngest students can benefit from playful learning with EdTech.
Educational Technology, EdTech, Early Childhood, Reading, Literacy, Math, Writing, Emotional Intelligence

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Handing Students the Reins with Jenna Kraft

November 07, 2016
With blended learning, students are engaged and controlling their learning.
Educator Spotlight, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, EdTech, Math, Rotation Model, ISTE

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Coding in K-2 with Elaine Gross

October 10, 2016
Students are learning the foundations of computer programming, and having fun, too!
Educator Spotlight, Coding, Computer Science, EdTech, Educational Technology, Early Childhood, Kindergarten

New Tools to “Startup” Your Judaic Studies Classroom

September 22, 2016
The Startup Pavilion at the ISTE Conference had two startups in particular that caught our eye this year.
Jewish Education, judaic studies, Educational Technology, EdTech, Blended Learning, ISTE

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Building a Class Community with Anna Greenberg

September 14, 2016
Technology is motivating students to learn and helping them build community.
Educator Spotlight, EdTech, Educational Technology, Differentiated Instruction, Student Blogs

Top 6 Ways to Use Pokémon Go in Jewish Education

July 20, 2016
A great opportunity to bring Jewish education to life for teens!
Pokémon Go, Jewish Education, judaic studies, EdTech, Educational Technology

My Top 7 Highlights from ISTE 2016

July 13, 2016
DJLN's Director Gary Harstein shares favorite EdTech and experiences from the conference.
ISTE 2016, ISTE, Educational Technology, EdTech, Language Arts, Science, Virtual Reality, Jewish Educators Network

Summer Reading on the Latest in Education

July 08, 2016
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the books you’ve wanted to read!
Educational Technology, EdTech, Blended Learning, Summer Reading, Teachers, Books, Professional Development

DJLN Educator Spotlight: A Blended Learning Game-Changer with Rabbi Yoni Fein

July 05, 2016
Find out what is really the biggest game-changer in blended learning!
Educator Spotlight, judaic studies, Gemara, Jewish Education, Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, Educational Technology, EdTech

DJLN's Highlights of the Year

June 27, 2016
Check out the top 5 highlights from our blog from this past school year!
Jewish Education, judaic studies, Blended Learning, EdTech, Educational Technology, Inclusion, Differentiated Instruction

Summer Professional Development Opportunities

June 08, 2016
Take a look and find the PD that works for you!
Professional Development, PD, EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Games

Classroom Management in a Techie World

June 06, 2016
How can I keep students on task? We have the answers!
Classroom Management, EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Teachers, Students

The 10 “Commandments” of Teaching with Technology

June 05, 2016
Follow these "commandments" and you'll be on your path to success!
EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Shavuot, Commandments

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Flipping for Mishnah with Rabbi Avrohom Wagshul

June 07, 2016
Students are bringing Torah to life in this Judaic Studies classroom.
Educator Spotlight, Flipped Classroom, Flipped Learning, EdTech, Educational Technology, judaic studies, Jewish Education, Mishnah

Mission Implausible: Why Tech Plans Shouldn’t Have Mission and Vision Statements

May 25, 2016
Six key steps for schools to consider before bringing new technology on board.
EdTech, Educational Technology, Technology Planning, Tech Integration

A Culture of Chromebooks

May 19, 2016
With the help of Chromebooks, this school is creating new kinds of learning experiences.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Educational Technology, Chromebooks, Google Classroom

Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut with Israeli EdTech Tools

May 12, 2016
Find out how these Israeli EdTech tools can enhance learning in your classroom!
EdTech, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Israel, Math, Coding, Presentations, Games for Learning