Category Archives: 21st Century Learning

The Transparency Files: Homework Wars III – Return of the Homework

You may recall that in Episode I, which came out in late November, I blogged about what was then a pending conversation our faculty was going to have in order to revisit and realign our school’s homework philosophy with our learning target.  In … Continue reading

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edJEWcon FLA

Storify by Jon Mitzmacher Thu, Apr 03 2014 13:55:40 edJEWcon FLA We took to Hochberg Prep in Miami this week for our next Regional edJEWcon – this one was about "Flipped Learning" with Dr. Marie Alcock. Thanks to the Martin … Continue reading

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Habits of Kindness: “Synergize”

First of all, it is hard to believe that we are already introducing the SIXTH Habit, “Syngergize”, because there are only seven…where did all the time go! When our school introduces a new Habit of Kindness, I take it upon … Continue reading

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Jon’s #iJED Storify

Storify by Jon Mitzmacher Tue, Mar 04 2014 08:13:41 Jon’s #iJED Storify This is my quick, rather unedited, Storify of #iJED14 using JUST MY Twitter. I encourage everyone to make and share THEIR Storify using all the social media you … Continue reading

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iJED 2014

This week is a big week for MJGDS Faculty being honored by their participation in national conversations and conferences! Liat Walker spent time this week in New Jersey participating in a new “iTal AM” think-tank as recognition of our school’s … Continue reading

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MJGDS Got Game II – “Whack-a-Haman” – Now Please Get It Too!

[Quick note about last week's post covering edJEWcon LA: The decision to take edJEWcon on the road this year as regional mini-conferences was jointly made between the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School and the Schechter Day School Network out of recognition that the … Continue reading

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edJEWcon LA

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DIY Mah Tovu Spaces

One of my joys as head of school (for real!) is that I teach a weekly Tefillah class to Seventh Grade.  Because as everyone knows, there is nothing that seventh graders enjoy more first thing in the morning than an … Continue reading

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The Transparency Files: Homework Wars II – The Homework Strikes Back

In late November, I blogged about what was then a pending conversation our faculty was going to have in order to revisit and realign our school’s homework philosophy with our learning target.  In that post, I suggested some likely ideas that … Continue reading

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Live Blog of MJGDS EdCamp 2014

Welcome to our Second Annual Martin J. Gottlieb Day School EdCamp! You can review what an “EdCamp” is and relive last year’s “Live Blog of MJGDS EdCamp” if you would like extra context… …when we entered the Library today: 9:00 … Continue reading

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