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Feb 7, 2017
By
Yonah Kirschner

In this Educator Spotlight, Diane Taub and Ilana Traub share their experiences from our JBlend Miami professional learning and how they support teachers who are integrating educational technology.

Diane Taub, a native Miamian, has been

Jan 31, 2017
By
Tatyana Dvorkin


We’ve been hearing a lot about truth in the media and the veracity of online news lately. With the amount of technology our students are using every day, we simply cannot afford to ignore these issues. We must set an example, speak up,

Jan 10, 2017
By
Yonah Kirschner

In this Educator Spotlight, one of DJLN's JBlend Miami participants shares how she was inspired to integrate a makerspace into blended learning.

Eugenie “Genie” Bensimon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and completed her Bachelor

Jan 4, 2017
By
Yonah Kirschner

The holiday of Tu Bishvat begins this year on Friday evening, February 10th. As the Jewish holiday most closely connected to the environment and the natural world, Tu Bishvat provides a great opportunity for teachers to include earth and

Dec 15, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner

Zachary Lebwohl was part of a team that worked with DigitalJLearning to build The Ramaz School’s strategic EdTech plan. In this Spotlight, Zach shares positive experiences from that partnership. He also explains how he balances supporting teachers in

Nov 11, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner

The Startup Pavilion, a place for emerging companies in EdTech to demo their products, is always one of our favorite places at the ISTE Conference, and this year it didn’t disappoint. This year’s trends included many tools for game-based learning,

Nov 11, 2016
By
Tatyana Dvorkin

Unless you have spent the last several years meditating on a mountaintop, you have undoubtedly heard of makerspaces. From mobile carts to innovation labs to entire faires, the maker movement is being touted as the newest “it” child of educational

Nov 7, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner

How can blended learning improve student engagement? Jenna Kraft, teacher at Scheck Hillel Community School and participant in DigitalJLearning's JBlend Miami cohort, explains how she engages students in a station-rotation model. She also shares

Oct 6, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner

In this Educator Spotlight, Elaine Gross walks us through her technology lessons, from teaching the basics of respecting devices, to helping students understand the building blocks of coding language. She also shares how students use hands-on

Oct 5, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner

There’s no other Jewish holiday when building is so important, so we could say that Sukkot provides the quintessential “makerspace” for the Jewish people. Immediately after Yom Kippur, Jews around the world can be seen gathering materials and