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The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education maintains comprehensive listings of Jewish education learning and teaching resources. One of their useful listings is 'Educational Resources for Jewish Prayer/Tefilla', a listing of tens of online articles, lesson plans, slides and activities for teaching tefilla.
Updated: Aug. 30, 2011
These online professional development sessions (webinars) were offered in realtime to thousands of Jewish educators. Master teachers and academics presented on a variety of topics including Jewish text study, innovative programming, school policy, and classroom management. Here you can download the recorded presentations along with the accompanying slides for use at your convenience.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2011
Do your students already know how to light the candles? Do they already know about the Maccabees? Here is a list of 49+ fun and creative activities to make Chanukah/Hanukkah come alive in the classroom. The activities were submitted to the Lookstein Center website by classroom teachers from all around. Some are appropriate for elementary school students, while others are better for middle and high school.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2010
The Lookstein Center's 'Jewish Education Blogroll' is a central list of blogs written by Jewish educational professionals who work in day schools, supplementary schools, BJEs, camps, etc. While the blogs are written from different perspectives, they all express the common theme of the desire to improve Jewish education. Subscribing to the blogs will help keep to keep in touch with what is current in Jewish education.
Updated: Feb. 14, 2010
Lookstein Center's Remote Teacher Program addresses a current challenge facing Jewish education: the dearth of quality Jewish Studies teachers in small, isolated North American communities. The program gives these schools the opportunity to hire master Jewish Studies teachers residing in Israel. Using video conferencing technology, which allows for simultaneous audio and video broadcasting, the teachers in Israel teach full courses in North American schools. The program can still accommodate two more schools during the coming school year.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2009
Lookstein Center is releasing a weekly podcast with reflections and strategies for budding Jewish education professionals delivered by Mark Smilowitz. Twenty nine 20 minute podcasts have been posted to date dealing with varied aspects of classroom teaching from 'Classroom Management' to 'Teaching Thinking Skills' and 'Having Fun in Class'.
Updated: Jun. 07, 2009
The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education invites nominations for its first cohort of Fellows for the Jim Joseph Foundation Fellowships -Leading Educators Online program. This two year professional development experience will provide participants with leadership development, enriched Jewish learning, and in-depth training in how to build online communities of practice.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2009
The Lookstein Center and the UJA-Federation of New York have announced the opening of the second cohort of the initiative to train promising teachers and administrators in New York area schools to take on larger leadership roles in Jewish Day Schools.The Educational Leadership Advancement Initiative (ELAI) program is designed for Jewish education professionals who aspire to increasing their impact on their schools and are looking for a career ladder.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2009
The Lookstein Center Mini-Sites examine recent educational research and apply it to the unique world of the Jewish day school. These Jewish education websites include scholarly literature, instructional materials, online video lectures and links to relevant websites. Topics covered include Heterogeneous Instruction, Block Scheduling, Multiple Intelligences, Curriculum Integration and Islands of Resiliency
Updated: Jul. 09, 2008
The Lookstein Center Principals' Program is a year- long professional development program for day school administrators, commencing with a 10-day summer seminar in Israel including focus on content areas, related leadership skills and the development of an action research plan for implementation in school.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008