Category Archives: 21st Century Learning

The Storify of #edJEWcon Chicago

I know there are others, but until someone convinces me others, I’m sticking with Storify as my preferred method of documenting my learning from professional development conferences and experiences. I like how visual it is and I love how easy it is … Continue reading

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A Totally Unscientific, Crowdsourced and Inadequate JED Annotated Blogroll

Did that lower the bar enough? In my ongoing attempt to stay current, to learn, to amplify, etc., etc., I have had an ambition to clean out my RSS feed and start over with which blogs I really ought to try … Continue reading

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A Wordless Blog Salad. What Does It Mean? You Tell Me.

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A Lurker’s Lament: When Did “Sharing” Become “Self-Promotion”?

In my last blog post, I reflected on my personal disconnect between the enthusiasm (over-enthusiasm some might say) I demonstrated in documenting my family’s recent road trip and the challenges I experience in documenting my professional growth.  I suggested that … Continue reading

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The Documentarian Hypothesis: Why Can’t I Document My Professional Growth With The Same Enthusiasm That I Document My Family Vacation?

I am sitting at the kitchen table at my father-in-law’s beach house in Delaware looking at the ocean upon whose beach my family is presently running, digging, playing and otherwise enjoying a Friday afternoon.  We are on the 20th day … Continue reading

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The Jewish Education Olde Thyme Radio Hour: “Conversations We Aren’t Having” w/Jonathan Cannon

Believe it or not, but our earliest schools are wrapping up this week and the rest will be doing the same in the weeks to come.  We, too, will be transitioning into summer modes of communication.  Last week, I shared … Continue reading

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The Storify of #edJEWcon LA 2014

I think it is reasonable to conclude that Storify has become my preferred method of documenting my learning from professional development conferences and experiences.  I like how visual it is and I love how easy it is to preserve the links … Continue reading

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Preparing for edJEWcon LA

I thought the best way to build excitement for –  and allow for greater virtual participation in – Monday’s edJEWcon LA would be by way of a visual math equation (courtesy of the amazing Andrea Hernandez & Karin Hallett)… + … Continue reading

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The Transparency Files: Evaluation of Self

This week was Yom Ha’Shoah, the day on the Jewish Calendar where we pause to remember the events of the Holocaust and the memories of all who perished therein.  Next week we will celebrate Yom Ha’Zikaron, the day on the Jewish Calendar where … Continue reading

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“Uncommon Connections” – Looking Past the 2015 NAJDSC – What Happens “Right Now”?

The 2015 North American Jewish Day School Conference has only been over for a couple of days, and I am already thinking about the future… But before the future, I bit of a recap on the past and the present… Last week, … Continue reading

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