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Tzvi Pittinsky
Works at The Frisch School
Attends Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education
Lives in West Orange, New Jersey
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5 Lessons That I Have Learned from Harvard's CS50
This summer, I decided to take Harvard University's CS50 Introduction to Computer Science. Mind you, I'm not a student at Harvard and never plan to be. Rather, as I have done in the past , I am taking the MOOC version of the course which is hosted on edX . ...
This summer, I decided to take Harvard University's CS50 Introduction to Computer Science. Mind you, I'm not a student at Harvard and never plan to be. Rather, as I have done in the past, I am taking the MOOC version of the c...
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#ISTE2015 Day One: It's about the students, NOT the Keynote
Five years ago, I went to my first ISTE conference in Philadelphia. I remember waiting with nervous anticipation for the opening keynote in the grand ballroom in the Pennsylvania Convention Center along with thousands of other participants. And then dancing...
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Asking Good Questions in Jewish Education: Thoughts on @chrislehmann's session for #Iste2015
I once asked an esteemed colleague of mine whose classes were known for their rich, deep discussions how she encouraged such discussions in her students. She responded that she fostered student driven discussions by asking questions that she did not know th...
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#ISTE2015 Day One: It's about the students, NOT the Keynote.
Five years ago, I went to my first ISTE conference at the Philadelphia. I remember waiting with nervous anticipation for the opening keynote in the grand ballroom in the Pennsylvania Convention Center along with thousands of other participants. And then dan...
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Preparing for #ISTE2015, Why Technology is so AWESOME
These past few weeks counting down to ISTE 2015 has given me a newfound appreciation of why technology is so AWESOME. Let me explain... Those of you who follow this blog already know that this year I am presenting at ISTE for the first time. My topic is Cro...
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כנס ISTE- לחשוב ולנסות אחרת. פוסט אורח נכתבה על ידי מורה דפנה זילברשמיד
During their first full week of summer break, 14 faculty members from The Frisch School have been at the  ISTE  Educational Technology Conference in Philadelphia further refining their craft in integrating technology in education in meaningful ways to furth...
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During their first full week of summer break, 14 faculty members from The Frisch School have been at the ISTE Educational Technology Conference in Philadelphia further refining their craft in integrating technology in educati...
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כנס ISTE- לחשוב ולנסות אחרת. פוסט אורח נכתבה על ידי מורה דפנה זילברשמיד
During their first full week of summer break, 14 faculty members from The Frisch School have been at the  ISTE  Educational Technology Conference in Philadelphia further refining their craft in integrating technology in education in meaningful ways to furth...
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During their first full week of summer break, 14 faculty members from The Frisch School have been at the ISTE Educational Technology Conference in Philadelphia further refining their craft in integrating technology in educati...
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How Can We Rethink Education in Our Modern Age? Musings on #ISTE2015
Eight years ago this week, the first iPhone was introduced. While Steve Jobs touted  its widescreen format and capability as a phone, mobile internet device, and digital music player, could anyone have predicted that eight years later this device and its an...
Eight years ago this week, the first iPhone was introduced. While Steve Jobs touted its widescreen format and capability as a phone, mobile internet device, and digital music player, could anyone have predicted that eight yea...
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Crowdsourcing Notes for #ISTE2015 attendees and for those #NOTATISTE15
The ISTE 2015 Conference begins tomorrow and once again I am crowdsourcing notes with help from Sue Waters and the #NOTATISTE crowd. I hope this will server a dual purpose, benefitting conference attendees who cannot attend a session due to the packed sched...
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Crowdsourcing #ISTE15: With Some Help From the Crowd
Crowdsourcing by  adesigna  via  CC license  on Flickr The ISTE Conference is less than three weeks away and I need your help. Together with Sue Waters from Edublogs , I will be leading a BYOD sessions on Crowdsourcing ISTE: A Dynamic Model for Collaboratio...
Crowdsourcing by adesigna via CC license on Flickr The ISTE Conference is less than three weeks away and I need your help. Together with Sue Waters from Edublogs, I will be leading a BYOD sessions on Crowdsourcing ISTE: A Dyn...
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The Potential for 3D Printing to Transform the World
Last month, I met Juan. Juan works for the NYC justice department investigating traffic accidents. Fascinating stuff but this is not what I found so intriguing about him. Juan is on a quest to develop the best way to print the ideal prosthetic leg brace. Fo...
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    Director of Educational Technology, present
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Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky is the Director of Educational Technology at the Frisch School, a Modern Orthodox Yeshiva High School in Paramus, NJ. In this capacity, he works with the faculty to integrate technology into every aspect of teaching and learning at Frisch. 

Rabbi Pittinsky is also a professor for MOFET's International Online Academy, an educational consultant for Gemara Berura, a technology enhanced methodology for teaching Talmud and a Smart Board Certified Teacher Trainer. He is an active blogger on topics related to the intersection of technology and Jewish education and an avid user of social media. You can read his blog at: http://techrav.blogspot.comand follow him on Twitter @techrav

Rabbi Pittinsky received his B.A., Semicha and 2 master’s degrees in Medieval Jewish History and Education from Yeshiva University and is currently a doctoral candidate at Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Education and Administration. He is planning his dissertation on a topic related to educational technology.
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  • Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education
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  • RIETS, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
  • Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
  • Yeshiva University
  • Yeshivat Shaalvim
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