DigitalJLearning Network Blog

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Blending Robotics into the Classroom with Genie Bensimon

January 10, 2017
Read how this educator was inspired to combine a makerspace with blended learning.
Educator Spotlight, JBlend Miami, Blended Learning, Makerspace, Maker Movement, Robotics, Math

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

Mark Computer Science Education Week with an Hour of Code

December 05, 2016
Great ideas for designing an Hour of Code activity for every age!
Hour of Code, Computer Science, EdTech, Blended Learning, Coding, STEM

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

Paper Clips and Duct Tape: Getting started with the maker movement

October 13, 2016
Your ultimate guide to getting your makerspace started this year!
Makerspace, Project-Based Learning, Maker Movement, 3D Printing, STEAM

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

Seven Makerspace Tools to Make Your Sukkot

October 05, 2016
Sukkot provides a fantastic opportunity for educators to try out project-based learning.
EdTech, Makerspace, Jewish Education, Sukkot, Sukkah, Blended Learning, judaic studies