North Miami Beach, Florida – Scheck Hillel Community School faculty and staff presented at the prestigious Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), held in Miami this year. Showcasing school expertise in Design/STEM, Nancy Penchev (I Lab Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator) and Lower School teacher Kara Kersting led a workshop about robots in the classroom and how to harness their power to teach across subjects. Chief Academic Officer Craig Carpentieri, Lower School Curriculum and Instruction Director Robin Rimon and Grade 6-12 Curriculum and Instruction Director Dr. Rabbi Avi Greene shared our model of personalized professional learning; Mr. Carpentieri also presented Scheck Hillel’s tiered approach to social emotional learning. Lower School teacher Jenna Kraft and Mrs. Penchev delivered a workshop about how robots can be integrated in the special education classroom. Last but not least, Scheck Hillel Creative Manager Greg Feldman '07 led a workshop for administrators about creating personalized videos for school advancement.
On the heels of Scheck Hillel's Lionpalooza STEM event on January 12, participation in FETC highlights the school's leadership in Design/STEM learning and innovation. Scheck Hillel students and faculty have also been accepted to present at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) this summer in California.
About Scheck Hillel Community School
Scheck Hillel Community School educates and inspires students 18 months-Grade 12 to become exemplary global citizens with enduring Jewish identity and values through an individualized college preparatory curriculum highlighted by Design/STEM, Capstone, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and community service. Its 14-acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with academic expansion plans. Set within a nurturing, diverse community, Scheck Hillel is one of the world's largest Jewish community day schools and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. For more information about Scheck Hillel Community School or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact our Admissions office at 305.931.2831x173 or write to admissions@eHillel.org.