Abrams Hebrew Academy Incorporates iPads in the Classroom
On Tuesday, November 27, Abrams Hebrew Academy distributed iPads to 80, 5th through 8th grade students. This new and integrated teaching platform is part of the SmartSchool initiative – a program launched and funded by the Kohelet Foundation to provide students with the best in technology and collective learning tools, ensuring Jewish Day Schools aim for the highest achievement in academic excellence. Abrams is one of nine schools within the Jewish Day School Collaborative of Greater Philadelphia participating in this program.
About Kohelet Foundation
The Kohelet Foundation mission is to strengthen and preserve the Jewish Day School education model for our next generation of leaders by creating and supporting Jewish communal responsibility for day schools among parents, philanthropists, and the greater Jewish community. The Kohelet Foundation and the Jewish schools in Greater Philadelphia form a Collaborative – made up of nine schools – that seeks to create transformational change in the Jewish Day School System of Greater Philadelphia and to serve as a model for change on a national level. The initiatives of the Collaborative focus on four main areas — Educational Programming, Financial Efficiency, Professional Development, and Specialist Services. For more information, visit http://www.koheletfoundation.org.