Center for Educational Technology

Center for Educational Technology
Program Name: 
929
Grant Year: 
2016
Grant Type: 
Israel
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Jewish Identity
Grant Purpose: 

929 engages Israeli Jews of all religious identities in studying the 929 chapters of the Tanach, as a tool to increase pluralistic and respectful speech amongst all sectors of Israeli society.

Description: 

Founded in 1971, the Center for Educational Technology works to empower educational systems around the globe by creating innovative learning environments that balance pedagogical needs with the evolution of new technology.  It offers technology platforms and tools to enhance teaching, learning and assessment; develops online and blended learning models; and innovates in the field of STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math).  It has most recently launched 929 (the number of chapters in the Tanach, which is the Torah (5 books of Moses), Neviim (Prophets) and Ketuvim (Writings), which uses a variety of technological outlets to share Jewish learning throughout Israel.