EDU Marathon Sessions
10:00-11:00 am EST Sessions
Personalized and Active Learning using Ji Tap
Presenter: Anat Goodman (Audience: Grades K-6)
Part 1- Learning Journeys - Easily create Learning journeys or playlists for your students using Ji Tap.
Part 2- Game creation- Engage your students in digital game creation in 3 easy steps from any computer.
Inquiry-Based Learning with Math Puzzles
Presenter: Michele Saks (Audience: Grades 5-9)
Description: This session will include ready-to-use challenges (with answers, of course) that will afford students an opportunity to use higher order thinking skills in the math classroom. Puzzles will be appropriate for grades 5-9 but can be adapted to many levels.
10:00-11:30 am EST Session
Understanding iTaLAM Reports
Presenter: Yael Alon (Audience: Grades 1-5)
Description: This session conducted in Hebrew will help you learn to review and analyze the data available to you in iTaLAM.
Understanding iTaLAM Reports
Presenter: Talia Haimovich (Audience: Grades 1-5)
Description: This session conducted in English will help you learn to review and analyze the data available to you in iTaLAM.
10:30-11:30 am EST Session
Makerspace Activities for In-Person, Hybrid, and Virtual Instruction
Presenter: Hanna Shekhter (Audience: Grades K-5)
Description: Join me as we look at makerspace and hands-on projects that can be performed during In-Person, Hybrid, and Virtual instruction scenarios. These activities can be used in your Judaic or General studies curriculum to engage and inspire your students.
11:00-12:00 am EST Session
Mercava- The one tool you need for Tanach and Talmud learning in school or online
Presenter: Yehuda Moshe (Audience: Grades 5-12)
Description: In this session you will learn: How teachers are using Mercava to engage students remotely and how Mercava is used in the classroom and beyond to develop student learning skills in reading, textual analysis, and comprehension.
11:30-12:45 pm EST Session
Design Thinking in the Classroom
Presenter: Christopher Auger-Dominguez (Audience: Grades 5-12)
Description: Design Thinking is an iterative process to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in order to identify effective strategies and solutions. Learn design thinking by tackling a real-world problem as well as how to implement the process and mindsets of design thinking in a virtual or in-person classroom.
12:00-1:00 pm EST Session
You Taught It, But Did the Student Learn It?
Presenter: Chani Richmond (Audience: Grades 1-8)
Description: Learn to engage your students in the learning environment by incorporating online activities that encourage the use of higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). Learn to apply the theories of Bloom's Taxonomy to your curriculum planning to ensure optimum student learning and engagement.
2:00-3:00 EST Sessions
Making Artifacts of Experience
Presenter: Orly Nadler Audience: Middle School and High School
Description: Craft open-ended and hands-on prompts to push students to deeply explore and understand interdisciplinary connections.
Google Classroom: Riding the wave beyond the Stream
Presenter: Baruch Noy (Audience: Grades 3-12)
Description: Learn how to use Google Classroom beyond the one-sided Stream of posts in order to create an interactive two-sided learning environment. We will also explore some of the great integrations of third-party tools that can enhance and supercharge your Classroom Classwork.
3:00-4:00 EST Session
Presenter: Faigy Ravitz (Audience: Grades 1-5)
Description: Fun games and interactive activities that use no technology or low technology. Tips and tools to create your own games.
4:00-5:00 EST Sessions
CIJE Administration Wants to Hear from You
Presenters: Judy Lebovits, Barbara Gereboff and Amy Amiel (Audience: Administrators)
Description: As we plan for the next school year, CIJE administrators want to hear about your successes and challenges with CIJE programs.... what is working well, what might you like us to consider in the future.
Bring Out the Greatness in Children with PBL
Presenter: Rae Shagalov (Audience: 4-8)
Description: Learn the key steps for implementing Project-Based Learning & Jewish Design Thinking in the classroom and distance learning. Find out how to use PBL as assessment and review, and how to facilitate collaborative, student-driven activities with real-life examples, tools, templates, and essential materials lists for setting up a makerspace in the classroom or home.
5:00-6:00 EST Session
Games in the Classroom
Presenter: Ya’akov Nadler (Audience: Grades 4-8)
Description: Classroom games to a gamified classroom. Learn to create games which will energize and engage your students in the learning.
5:30-6:30 EST Session
Tech Tools for Lower School Math
Presenters: Lauren Grossberg and Zeva Adelsberg (Audience: Grades 1-5)
Description: Get ready to explore learning tips and tricks to teaching Math in the classroom and over Zoom. We will review basic teaching methodologies to specific content available for use!