By Rabbi Arnold Samlan Originally posted on eJewishPhilanthropy.com A hallmark of my work as a rabbi and Jewish educational leader has included the use of social media, be it as a blogger, and as a user of Facebook and Twitter. …

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As a self-identified non-iPhone user I find myself waiting for great apps to make their way to the Android platform. I wonder if left-handed folks experience something similar when they have to special order everything from golf clubs to scissors. …

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How will Google Glass affect Jewish education? This is the blog post I recently published on The Jewish Week’s “Jewish Techs” blog on that subject: In 1982 when I was in first grade at Hillel Day School, a Jewish day …

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My dad brought our family’s Apple II+ into the classroom at Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit in an effort to show my classmates the wonders of Turtle Graphics. It was 1982 and each little 1st grader waited in line …

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With about a billion users between Facebook and Twitter alone, more topics than just Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are being discussed on social media networks today. Religion is certainly one of them. An article by Jennifer Preston in yesterday’s …

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Many 30- and 40-year-olds will remember when a cart with a computer and monitor was wheeled into the classroom and students formed a single line waiting for a chance to use the device for a few minutes. Perhaps it was …

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Rabbi Hayim Herring writes about the recent article in Fast Times that questions whether the introduction of smartphones and handheld computers into classrooms worldwide will be the start of an educational revolution. Anya Kamenetz, author of the book DIY U: Edupunks, …

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