Mar 152018

You’ll sometimes hear it said in hushed and half-apologetic tones, mostly by policymakers, funders, or central office officials: “change is just hard for people.”  Usually they are explaining why a funded program or state mandate or new idea from the superintendent’s office isn’t taking hold in classrooms.  They are re-enforcing the notion that teachers, as

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Aug 112016
Things I Learned Teaching an OJSC Course

During the past year, I have had two opportunities to teach a Judaic studies course online through the Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC). I hope my personal experience will be informative to those of you who currently engage in this kind of teaching and motivating to those of you considering broadening your teaching to include

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Hack Jewish Education

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Oct 262015

Behrman House and MindCET are launching a new pilot accelerator program designed to jump-start the creation of new, Jewish educational technology. Supported by a grant from AVI CHAI, the program will identify and provide support to a North American-based development team with outstanding ideas to create market-ready Jewish ed-tech products. This support will include one

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