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The present study examines the contributions of several different cognitive and literacy skills to reading fluency in Hebrew among Grade 1 students. The main objective of the study was to examine what predicts word reading fluency at two crucial points during Grade 1: mid-year, before a multi-tiered intervention, and again 12 weeks later at the end of the year, after the intervention. A total of 47 first graders in Israel were assessed on cognitive and literacy tasks before and after an implementation of intervention.
Updated: Jul. 19, 2016
Sarit Yaakov writes about Inbal Gal, special education teacher at the Alon Elementary School in Haifa, who introduced her class to the Nipagesh safe private social network for elementary schools before the summer vacation. After teaching the students how to sign up for Nipagesh, change profile pictures and create new pages, they went home and began to communicate with each other, create new pages and exchange ideas about their vacation plans.
Updated: Aug. 01, 2013
On May 1, 2013 over 50 teachers from 24 Schools and 7 organizations in the UK attended the Naomi Prawer Kadar: Digital Technology Conference for Primary Jewish Studies Teachers in London. The conference was co-sponsored by World ORT and Jewish Interactive UK.
Updated: May. 16, 2013
The International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem has announced the opening of a new online course for Israeli teachers: 'Holocaust Education for Elementary School Ages'. This new course focuses on the pedagogical philosophy for teaching the Holocaust, developed at the International School for Holocaust Studies. The course will run from May 27 to September 16, 2013.
Updated: May. 07, 2013
July Wiener writes about Ilana Ruskay-Kidd's plan to establish a pluralistic Jewish day school for children with learning and developmental delays. It would be the first of its kind in New York, and is believed to be the first stand-alone special-needs pluralistic Jewish day school in North America.
Updated: Feb. 04, 2013
Columbia University Developed ‘Interaction’ Literacy Model Helping Ethiopian Students Thrive in Israeli Schools
Michele Chabin writes about a Columbia University-developed teaching method which is used for promoting literacy in schools with high numbers of Ethiopian-Israeli students. The program encourages children to read and write at every opportunity. Students progress at their own pace, with the help of their teacher and the school’s literacy coach.
Updated: Feb. 03, 2013
World ORT is holding a one day seminar on May 1, 2013 in London, sponsored by the Naomi Foundation, for primary Jewish school teachers. Through a diverse program of guest presenters and practical workshops, teachers will be introduced to tools and skills that will help them to become more confident in using ICT in all aspects of their work.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2012
The government’s planned exclusion of Hebrew from a list of officially recognized languages for UK primary schools could damage Jewish education, the Board of Deputies warned this week. UK Education Minister announced plans last month to make it compulsory, from September 2014, to teach a foreign language to children aged seven to 11. Schools would be required to offer at least one of only seven recognized languages, excluding Hebrew.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2012
A new initiative to support Jewish Studies Teachers in London is being undertaken on January 30, 2013 between 20:00 – 21:20. This will follow the TeachMeet format and include time for discussion. This session will focus on 'Teaching Purim in Primary Schools'.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2012
Tzach Rolnik tells of his 7th & 8th grade Bible Studies year - end project at the Kfar Hayarok School. He asked each of his students to review all the material they had studied over the year and choose a topic that was meaningful to him. The students were then asked to create or choose some expressive creation, i.e. a drawing, piece of music or poetry, comics, etc. and analyze it in the light of the Biblical narrative and their own thoughts and feelings. The impressive results were uploaded as posts to a class blog for sharing with other students, teachers and parents in the school as well as with the general public.
Updated: Mar. 29, 2012