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The CHAI Curriculum is a flexible educational system for Reform congregational schools based on the values of Torah, Avodah and G'milut Chasadim. The curriculum is for grades 1-7 and is based on the most important concepts and values of Jewish life, helping students grow into committed and thoughtful Jewish adults. Each core level contains 27 complete one-hour classroom lessons in Torah, Avodah and G'milut Chasdadim plus family education lessons.
Updated: Mar. 01, 2012
Marjorie Ingall, parenting columnist for Tablet Magazine, writes about how to introduce your child to the facts of the Holocaust without inflicting psychological damage. She tries to find the balance between letting them have a childhood and giving them history. She includes a listing of children's books to help with task.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012
Ben Hartman writes about the opening this week of a new public pluralistic school in Ra'anana, which will fill a glaring need in the city's education scene. In April 2008, the Education Ministry approved the opening of a TALI school in Ra’anana after two years of petitioning by parents. On September 20, 2010, the cornerstone for the Frankel School’s building was laid, this week it opened its doors to 257 students from the first to sixth grades.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2012
The Jewish Online School's goal is to provide your child with a full Hebrew School education no matter where they are located. If your city, state or country doesn't have a local Hebrew School available to you, we can offer one to you over the internet in the convenience of your own home. Our curriculum includes a combination of Judaic studies, Hebrew reading, Tefillah (Jewish prayer), Jewish history and Jewish values. We feature a devoted and enthusiastic faculty and talented staff that is committed to providing your child with the highest level of Jewish education.
Updated: Aug. 31, 2011
The Elementary MAT Day School Leadership through Teaching (DELET) Program is a degree program that opens a door to day school teaching. DeLeT prepares recent college graduates and career changers to teach in the elementary grades in Jewish day schools. DeLeT is the Jewish Day School concentration of Brandeis University's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program. Students in the Elementary MAT (DeLeT) program earn a Master of Arts in Teaching in elementary education, and are eligible for initial teaching licensure (grades 1 - 6) from the State of Massachusetts.
Updated: Aug. 07, 2011
First Accredited Online Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Aramaic Courses Offered by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and eTeacherGroup
Starting January 2010, the Hebrew University , in collaboration with eTeacher, has begun offering its very first accredited online Biblical languages courses to overseas students. The Biblical Hebrew online program, facilitated by eTeacher's Biblical Hebrew campus is now part of the Hebrew university accredited courses and is fully recognized by the faculty of humanities. In accordance with the University's academic requirements the program includes obligatory attendance, paper submissions and examinations and will award students 3 credit points.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2011
Rabbi Melissa Buyer, director of The Stephen S. Wise Temple Religious School in Los Angeles, has been implementing an innovative pilot education program in the school's fourth grade class during the present school year. The iLearn program, developed in collaboration with the Union for Reform Judaism, is a daring attempt to bring religious school into the 21st century. iLearn integrates technology into every area of the learning community, including teaching instruction, student collaboration, student work, and evaluation. One day of the two day a week iLearn program is done online in a virtual classroom, while the second day is done in the school to maintain and develop the feeling of community.
Updated: Apr. 12, 2011
For Charters’ Jewish Cousins, So Near, So Far: The Tricky Relationship Between Hebrew Charter Schools and Their Religious After-School Programs
Julie Wiener, associate editor of The Jewish Week writes about the development of after-school Judaic studies programs for students from the new Hebrew charter school movement. These private, optional programs offer a chance to engage unaffiliated Jewish children while also compensating for what is, from the Jewish community’s perspective, a major shortcoming of Hebrew charter schools: their inability to teach Bible, prayer or other religious content.
Updated: Mar. 09, 2011
Students at a Herzliya elementary school have joined forces to fight bullying and other inappropriate behavior carried out via the Facebook social networking application. Fifth and sixth-graders at the city's Alon School founded a Facebook Committee, whose members participate in what they term a 'Facebook Watch.' The idea is that students who observe swearing, bullying, harassment or inappropriate photographs posted on their classmates' Facebook pages will contact those responsible and ask them to remove the offensive postings. Uncooperative students will be reported to their homeroom teacher.
Updated: Feb. 22, 2011
The Israel Teachers' Union in cooperation with the Center for Educational Technology has launched the 'Dialog with OFEK' website. The site is meant to serve educators working with small groups in the OFEK CHADASH (New Horizon) elementary school reform program, which includes the addition of school hours for work with small groups. The website contains materials and activities to help the teachers enhance the student – teacher dialog and the affective discourse between them. The site contains experiential student activities, and professional articles, videos and tips for teachers.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2011