Category - Technology in the classroom

Not Your Typical Israel Education: Refugee...

By Yifat Mukades This two part article is designed to provide you with both the tools and content to start a discussion about refugees around the world in general, and about the Israeli refugee crisis in particular. We often tend to describe...

The Transformative Value of Fieldwide...

By Deborah Fishman Last summer, four day schools in the Midwest came together to explore a common challenge: how to differentiate instruction in a Hebrew classroom to meet the needs of students with varying levels of knowledge and experience...

What does Hour of Code have to do with...

By Yifat Mukades “Don’t buy a new video game, make one. Don’t just download the latest app, help design it. Don’t just play on your phone, program it!” So says President Obama in an effort to encourage schools and students of all ages...

A Sense of Belonging: Lauder e-learning...

Photo credit: Marysia Bil By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman Dorota Brzac is from a small Polish town. Five years ago, she enrolled her 10-year-old son Mieszko Zslemsky into the Lauder-Morasha e-Learning School. Now, he is learning Hebrew and Jewish...

Jewish Education Just Got Exciting

Teaching Judaism in non-Jewish schools just got exciting, with the launch of a collection of top-quality educational apps. Interact With Judaism is the culmination of a collaboration between RE:ONLINE – the one-stop shop for religious...

Teaching with Footprints: Integrating...

By Marjorie Lehman The Challenge: The pressure is on. We are living through a revolution in reading practices driven by technological change. Linkages between the digital humanities and library science are transforming the way we amass...