‘Is This Thing Working?’ Strategies for Teaching with Technology

Jan 29, 2019 9:00 AM
Jan 29, 2019 12:30 PM

The Jewish Education Project, 520 8th Ave, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10018

Is This Thing Working Workshop

Before building lesson plans around a new app, it’s critical to ask: Will your students will be using that technology to enhance learning or will they be using technology to transform learning?  Do these tools support the different cognitive levels of the learners their classrooms? In this workshop learn about the SAMR Model and Bloom’s Taxonomy, two frameworks used by educators to help design tasks and lessons that use technology, as well as understand how they impact student outcomes. With the help of DigitalJLearning Educational Technology Consultant, Monica Brandwein, explore the apps and websites you use and organize a digital library based on these learning models. This workshop is appropriate for day school teachers of all grades and subjects.


Breakfast begins at 9 a.m. and the workshop will take place from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All activities will be in Lab A at The Jewish Education Project.

The cost for this workshop is $54. If you teach at a day school within the five boroughs of NYC, please contact digitaljlearning@JewishEdProject.org for a discount code to attend the workshop for free.

Monica Brandwein has over ten years of education experience in both formal and informal settings. She worked on educational technology initiatives at HAFTR and was most recently the education technology specialist at Ramaz Lower School.

Questions? Contact Monica Brandwein.

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