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June 2017
In this Newsletter:
DJLN Educator Spotlight
Tech for Learning Initiative Summer Institute
Jewish EdTech to Dip Your Toes Into This Summer
Networking for Jewish Educators at ISTE 2017
15 Teacher Podcasts for Your Summer Playlist

DJLN Educator Spotlight
Blending in Hebrew with Meirav Kravetz
"Teaching Hebrew helps me connect
my students to Israel and inspire them
to be leaders in the Jewish community."
In this Spotlight, Meirav Kravetz shares
what she learned in our JBlend Miami
program and how blended learning,
personalization, and data are helping
her reach students at all levels of


Tech for Learning Initiative Summer Institute
August 14-16 in NYC
Join us in August for the Tech for
Learning Initiative Summer Institute!
School teams will explore theories
behind integrating technology with
learning, hear from experts in the field,
and create a plan for piloting new
technology projects in their schools.
After completing the Institute, schools
will be eligible to submit applications for
microgrants of up to $5,000 to help put
their plans into action.

Jewish EdTech to Dip Your Toes Into This Summer
Tools for Hebrew, holidays, tefilah, and more
Summer is here and school is letting
out, creating space for teachers to relax
and take time to recharge. Many of you
will also take time for some planning
and learning over the summer. Don't
miss these trending educational apps
that will integrate into your Judaic
studies classroom when you come back
to school in the fall.

Networking for Jewish Educators at ISTE 2017
Take advantage of these great opportunities
The International Society for
Technology in Education (ISTE)
Conference is just around the corner!
DJLN's Director Gary Hartstein will be
at ISTE and would love to discuss your
school's EdTech needs. Contact Gary
before the conference to schedule a
time to meet. Gary can also tell you all
about our professional development

DJLN's Tatyana Dvorkin and Gary Hartstein are presenting a session called
Grown Ups Get Bored Too! Engaging Adults in PD at the conference on
Monday, June 26 at 10:00am. Be sure to stop by to hear about making
professional development more interactive, engaging, and meaningful.

This year at ISTE there is also a special opportunity for Jewish educators: the
Jewish Educators Network Meetup will take place on Monday, June 26 at
If you're a first-time (or second- or third-time!) attendee this year, make sure to
check out our ultimate conference survival guide: Everything You Need to Know
about ISTE. We hope you have a great time. Tweet at us during the conference
to let us know what you're learning!

15 Teacher Podcasts for Your Summer Playlist
Listen and learn at the same time
Traveling this summer and want to
learn on the go? Monica Burns over at
ClassTechTips has the scoop on all the
educational technology themed
podcasts you'll want to check out this
summer. Whether you'll start using
EdTech next year or want to advance
your skills, there's something here for

The DigitalJLearning Network is an initiative of The Jewish Education Project
supported by funding from The AVI CHAI Foundation.

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