Archive for October, 2014

Impressive Presentations by Jewish Education Technology Fellows

Posted: October 31st, 2014

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / On Thursday, October 23rd, the second cohort of Jewish Education Technology Fellows presented their final projects and spoke about the positive impact the Fellowship experience had on their ability to integrate technology as a meaningful instructional strategy in their classrooms and schools.

LeV: Getting to the Heart of Education

Posted: October 29th, 2014

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / On Wednesday, October 22, our second Cohort of LeV congregations met for their first network meeting. LeV: Getting to the Heart of Education is our change initiative for congregations looking to rethink congregational education.

Special Needs Consortium Moving Forward

Posted: October 27th, 2014

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / On Wednesday, October 22nd, the Jewish Special Needs Consortium of Greater Philadelphia met at Jewish Learning Venture. The Consortium is comprised of professionals from agencies and lay leaders from synagogues who meet regularly to set goals to educate and guide the Jewish community about inclusion.

Text Me: Judaism and Technology

Posted: October 24th, 2014

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement / How does technology affect your family? Do you find yourself checking e-mail during dinner? Are you on the phone when you pick up your kids at school?

And the Award Goes to…

Posted: October 22nd, 2014

By Rabbi Philip Warmflash / Jewish Learning Venture was included for a second year in the Slingshot Guide as one of the most innovative Jewish organizations in North America. When I tell people, many say “Mazal Tov, that’s great,” and then ask, “How much money does that come with?”