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200 CIJE-Tech Girls Visit ‘Googlers’

200 CIJE-Tech Girls Visit ‘Googlers’ More than 200 ninth and tenth grade Jewish day school girls participating in the CIJE-Tech High School engineering program, enjoyed a behind-the-scenes visit full of innovation and insight at Google’s New York headquarters. As part of the activities, the girls were able to virtually “travel” to different destinations using Google…

STEM Advocate Joins CIJE board, CIJE-Tech Events

Philanthropist and STEM Advocate Joins CIJE board Philanthropist and businesswoman Dr. Lynne B Harrison, has been named to the national board of CIJE.  She is founder and president of Harrison Research Laboratories Inc., which tests products from major companies worldwide for safety and efficacy.“CIJE is a unique organization that transcends geographic and multi-denominational bounds to provide…

E2K in the Kitchen for Virtual Science Activity

E2K in the Kitchen for Virtual Science Activity Ten schools from the CIJE-E2K program in the U.S. and Israel recently competed in the “White as Milk” Virtual Science activity, which dealt with different properties of solutions and mixtures.  For the first time since CIJE has participated in the International Virtual Activities, the U.S. won all three top places. First, students answered questions about molecular…

Training in Start Up Nation, CIJE-Tech Israel Experience, CIJE Success

CIJE-Tech Grad Heads to MIT “I would never have known that engineering is what I love to do without taking the CIJE-Tech class,” says Ronit Langer, a senior at The Frisch School in Teaneck, New Jersey.And that avid interest, cultivated by the CIJE-Tech High School Engineering program has earned Ronit a coveted early admissions spot…

E2K in the Kitchen for Virtual Science Activity

Ten schools from the CIJE-E2K program in the U.S. and Israel recently competed in the “White as Milk” Virtual Science activity, which dealt with different properties of solutions and mixtures. click here for more information…

Busy Summer at CIJE — Update

CIJE Teachers Get SMART In Summer “School’s  Out for Summer” but for many teachers in CIJE schools, brushing up on SMART Board technology is drawing them back to the classroom at tri-state area Jewish day schools. Throughout the summer, CIJE is holding 19 SMART Board workshops for teachers to enhance their use of SMART Boards…

Electronic Innovation, Education and Rocket Science – CIJE Update

Collaborate, Innovate, Educate When SET3 Supervisor Joel Javitt had an idea for a device that would measure efficient power use for class projects, he turned one of CIJE’s brightest stars, Rafi Taub. Now a sophomore at the Technion, Israel’s MIT, Rafi helped design the CIJE Energy Analyzer 3000. Students in the 8th grade SET3 STEM…

CIJE Update – Journey to Israel, STEM Down South

CIJE Summers At Camp Kaylie! This summer, CIJE Education Liaison Adam Jerozolim led the Camp Kaylie STEM program giving special campers a chance to develop problem-solving skills using rockets, robotics and bridge building. OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services has run Camp Kaylie in the Catskills, since 1969. The program helps people of all ages effectively manage disability, surmount everyday challenges and…

CIJE Newsletter July 2014

CIJE-Tech in 3-D 3-D printing is revolutionizing engineering, product development, manufacturing and even food design. And that’s why this fall CIJE-Tech programs nationwide will include design and printing projects incorporating eight new MakerBot Replicator Mini 3-D printers. 3-D printing technology is a small, evolutionary step from spraying toner on paper to putting down layers of…