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How ISTE is Helping Me Transform My Judaic Studies Classroom

November 01, 2017
The biggest takeaway from Year 2 at ISTE was reorienting myself from “accomplishing” to “connecting.”
Education, Educational Technology, ISTE, Jewish Education

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Handing Students the Reins with Jenna Kraft

November 07, 2016
With blended learning, students are engaged and controlling their learning.
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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.
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My Top 7 Highlights from ISTE 2016

July 13, 2016
DJLN's Director Gary Harstein shares favorite EdTech and experiences from the conference.
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Everything You Need To Know About ISTE

June 12, 2017
ISTE 2017 is almost here! Check out our ultimate survival guide!
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A Culture of Chromebooks

May 19, 2016
With the help of Chromebooks, this school is creating new kinds of learning experiences.
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Bringing the Technology Playground Back to School

May 02, 2016
I took a cue from ISTE and created an interactive space for teachers to try out educational technology.
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Teaching Responsibility in the Wild West of Cyberspace

April 20, 2016
We blazed our trail by implementing a Digital Citizenship curriculum.
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Engineering the Sukkah: Authentic STEM in a Jewish Day School Curriculum

March 15, 2016
My goal was to incorporate more STEM across the disciplines, including Hebrew and Judaic Studies.
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Show, Don’t Tell: A Great Philosophy of Professional Development

February 24, 2016
I've been modelling the use of technology for my team in order to familiarize them with the power of technology.
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The Challenges and Triumphs of Moving Toward 1:1

February 17, 2016
Some of the idealism has worn off, but I am still convinced my school is on the right track.
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Formative is Transformative

February 10, 2016
Formative has transformed the way I assign and grade formative assessments.
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The Search for a Great Blended Learning Math Resource

November 17, 2015
I wanted to find a tech tool that would help me to personalize student learning.
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Saying “Yes” More Often Than “No”: Empowering Students in the 21st Century Classroom

October 27, 2015
At the ISTE conference, there were six key concepts that were real eye-openers for me.
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Getting Appy With My English Class

October 20, 2015
I was given the freedom to go into the conference with an open mind to be inspired.
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It's the Process, Not the Product

October 13, 2015
Project-based learning doesn’t focus on the product but rather the process.
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How We Chose the Best LMS for Our School

October 01, 2015
After two years of learning and growing, we were ready to help our faculty take the blended learning leap.
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Google Extensified, Google Extended

September 22, 2015
I seek to be your guide through the weeds of Googledom by introducing you to some basic extensions that do awesome things!
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Differentiating Professional Development with Personalized Technology Plans

September 01, 2015
How can I reach teachers with varying levels of comfort with, and knowledge of, educational technology?
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Teaching in a 21st Century Classroom

August 25, 2015
What was the key to creating a 21st century third grade classroom?
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