To understand and then appreciate technology’s role in our learning and our lives, we need to understand the essence of what technology is and what it allows us to do. When we move beyond brand names and the latest technical features we can see that technology is meant to allow u … [Read more...] about Ubiquity, Access, & Availability: How EdTech Can Transform Schools, Homes, & Anywhere In Between
Developing the Jewish EdTech ecosystem requires an agile investment approach. The optimal framework for this is an application of the Lean start-up methodology, often referred to in the social sector as the Lean Impact Methodology. [This article is part 10 of the series … [Read more...] about Jewish EdTech: If You Build It, Will They Come?
By Jessica Braginsky and Mindy Gold A laptop and two mp3 players will get you only so far. That’s what we realized a few years ago as our school, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Religious School, (BHS) under the leadership of Rabbi Molly Kane, set out to shift our pedagogical a … [Read more...] about Building a Professional Learning Community to Unlock the Power of EdTech
If we want to elevate the field of Jewish educational technology as a whole, we need to make certain that as many paths as possible are open for exploration. [This article is part 7 of the series Continuing Conversations on Leveraging Educational Technology to Advance … [Read more...] about Open is a Winning Strategy for Technology Investment
[This article is part 4 of the series Continuing Conversations on Leveraging Educational Technology to Advance Jewish Learning. The series is a project of Jewish Funders Network, the Jim Joseph Foundation, and the William Davidson Foundation. For an in-depth look at opportunities … [Read more...] about EdTech Training: Up, Up and Away