Archive | Technology

STEM at FJA: An Exciting New Era

The world of the 21st century is markedly different from that of the past. Our students are entering a society and workforce that has experienced tremendous change in the past few decades. Today’s graduates need the ability to think critically, make judgments, and solve complex, multidisciplinary, and open-ended problems. Students need creativity and entrepreneurial thinking […]

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FJA Students Visit Techweek

“So what college are you all from?” It was a question posed by the emcee of Wednesday’s Techweek Detroit event, where a group of Frankel Jewish Academy juniors were ingrained and engrossed in the diverse culture of entrepreneurship and tech start-ups at a local level. When the answer that came was “high school,” there was […]

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Isaac Reed Helps His Robotics Team Reach State Finals

Isaac Reed is a standout in many ways. The 6-4″ junior makes his presence known wherever he is, whether in athletics or in the classroom, but his participation on a unique First Michigan “team” event is raising his profile even higher. Isaac is a member of The Riviters 1481 in the First Robotics Competition, helping […]

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Schoology Event Invites

One of Schoology’s many features that benefits students is its calendar. We’ve talked previously about how to sync your Schoology calendar with your iPad’s but what if you want to make an event to set up a meeting with a teacher or other staff member? Obviously, teachers will have their own protocol when it comes to […]

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