Tag - Technology

One Minute Wonders – Teachers sharing ideas with teachers

Ji’s One Minute Wonders! was launched in the UK at the London School of Jewish Studies Jewish teacher conference this past January, and is only in its infant stages. One Minute Wonders was created to give teachers the opportunity to share their outstanding ideas via video, so that all of you dedicated educators out there can benefit from each...

How to Learn Hebrew

By Julie Wiener At no point in history have there been more ways of learning Hebrew. Thanks to modern technology, there are many, many options out there, even for those with limited budgets, schedules and mobility — ranging in price from absolutely free to thousands of dollars. In addition to the traditional route of consulting books or signing...

The Value of Learning

By Elana Shapiro The halls of the Lower Division at Denver JDS are eerily quiet during the summer months. Yet, even as our students busy themselves with summer activities, our teachers continue to work in their classrooms, setting up learning spaces, planning next year’s curricular units, and getting a head start as they prepare to welcome...

Saying “Yes” More Often Than “No”: Empowering Students in the 21st Century Classroom

By Deborah Kaufman While attending an inspirational conference sponsored by DJLN, I had the opportunity to learn cutting-edge technology from numerous presentations and workshops and to speak with educators from around the country and the world. I left the conference feeling empowered, enriched, and excited about bringing these innovative...