Source: The Jewish Teacher Project
The Jewish Teacher Project bills itself as an open-source, single site educational portal for teachers of Jewish studies. It offers open-source curriculum sharing; up to date news on conferences, webinars and other opportunities for professional development; and, the latest developments in technology to bring to your classroom.
It is a site is for teachers by teachers with the goal of fostering a cross-communal partnership among Jewish educational professionals. They do not represent any single denomination, and believe that all Jewish education is important for the future of Am Yisrael.
Among the curricular resources on the site:
- Ancient Jewish History
- Medieval Jewish History
- Modern European Jewish History
- Jews of America
- Jews and Civil Rights
- Soviet Jewry
- Holocaust and Recovery
Prayer - Tefilah
- Curriculum Resources for Teaching Prayer
- The History of the Prayer Service
- Teaching Tefila
- Developing Students' Spiritual Natures
Sections for more periods of Jewish history, as well as Modern Israel, Rabbinics, Tanach, and Hebrew are in the planning stage.
The staff of The Jewish Teacher Project is made up of a team of educators who are skilled in the many disciplines which make up the work of Jewish education. Our goal is to support your work, to help you to connect to other teachers and to the wonderful resources that exist out there in the online Jewish community.
The Jewish Teacher Project is supported by the PresenTense Group, fostering Jewish social innovators and entrepreneurs.
The Jewish Teacher Project is under the sponsorship of Tifereth Israel Congregation, Washington, DC.