DigitalJLearning Network Blog

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Teaching in Tweets with Martin Plunkett

April 11, 2016
Educational technology and blended learning are encouraging students to be innovative learners.
Educator Spotlight, JBlend Miami, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Twitter, Tweeting, Social Studies

Getting to See Blended Learning and Technology Integration in Action

April 11, 2016
Get a sneak peak at everything JBlend Miami learned during an amazing two day tour!
DJLN Tour 2016, JBlend Miami, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, EdTech, Jewish Education

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.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, STEM, Coding, judaic studies, Jewish Education

Lessons Learned from a Public School’s Blended Learning Program

March 10, 2016
Does blended learning really work? Based on this school's success, yes!
Blended Learning, Personalized Learning, Personalization, Educational Technology, EdTech

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Empowering Teachers by Embedding Professional Development with Hanna Shekhter

March 08, 2016
This new PD model has teachers jumping at the chance to integrate technology into their classrooms.
Educator Spotlight, Embedded Professional Development, Professional Development, Teachers, EdTech, Educational Technology

Eight Digital Tools for Students to Create Original Purim Shpiel Videos

March 02, 2016
The best way to ensure that every student gets to participate in the Purim shpiel tradition!
Purim, Jewish Education, Jewish Holidays, EdTech, Educational Technology, Videos

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.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Educational Technology, Professional Development

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.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, 1:1, English, EdTech, Blended Learning

Formative is Transformative

February 10, 2016
Formative has transformed the way I assign and grade formative assessments.
DJLN ISTE 2015 Reflection, ISTE 2015, ISTE, EdTech, Formative Assessment, Blended Learning

10 Online Lunar Science Resources for Rosh Chodesh Curriculum

February 09, 2016
Help students understand what (literally!) makes Rosh Chodesh go around!
Rosh Chodesh, Jewish Education, judaic studies, Jewish Holidays, Resources, Blended Learning, Science, STEM