Morris & Rose Goldman Computer Department
The Morris and Rose Goldman Computer Department is a pioneer in integrating Jewish educational technology into the classroom and provides technology guidance to its schools. Since its inception, the Goldman Department has trained over 3,000 educators throughout the world. Currently, the Goldman Department projects include:
Teacher Training in the Goldman Training Lab:
- A wide range of hands-on computer classes throughout the year through the Associated Talmud Torahs' Department of Teacher Education and Development.
- One-on-one training.
- Hands-on workshops for individual schools upon request.
- Classes for parents of ATT students.
- ATT coordinates the purchase of educational software for its affiliated schools.
- ATT offers guidance for the integration of this software into the classroom curriculum.
- Technology coordinators from ATT schools meet regularly to discuss technology needs and issues of importance to all ATT schools and share successes and concerns of technological interest.
- Current project: technology curriculum to be used in ATT schools
Rabbi Meir and Elizabeth Fischer Shapiro Computer Lending Library:
- Loans teachers in ATT schools laptops for the creation of classroom materials and projection devices for use in the classroom.
Videoconference and teleconference:
- ATT coordinates and facilitates state of the art videoconferencing and teleconferencing resources for schools.