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In order to reverse the loss of Jewish boys after bar mitzvah, Moving Traditions has just released the comprehensive report, Engaging Jewish Teenage Boys: A Call to Action, offering Seven Lessons and Seven Principles to help Jewish educators, funders and parents more effectively reach teenage boys. The report is distilled from three years of research, 40 focus groups with Jewish boys, and program development, and grows out of the success of Moving Traditions' work with adolescent girls through Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!
Updated: Nov. 16, 2010
The Kishuran Hebrew Learning Materials Database, sponsored by the Professional Advancement Fund of the Israel Teachers Union, is now the most comprehensive and high quality educational database in Israel. As of September, 2010, the database's staff had succeeded in including over 53,000 information items in the database. In comparison, other Israeli educational databases contain only about 4000 items.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2010
The Jewish Women's Archive has announced the launch of the gender inclusive civil rights module of Living the Legacy: A Jewish Social Justice Education Project. Developed for educators of 8th-12th grade students in a variety of formal and informal Jewish education settings (including supplementary schools, day schools, service learning projects, and retreats), it includes 16 lesson plans, all available online, free of charge, in an innovative online interface making it clear and easy to use.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2010
Recently, a lively discussion about boredom in Jewish education took place on the Lookstein Center Lookjed listserve. Dr. Erica Brown, Director of Washington DC's Jewish Leadership Institute, opened the discussion with the observation that boredom's 'growth and its intensification derive from the sense that students – and increasingly teachers, too – have that the, to some extent inevitable, tedium and grind of study and learning, and the prolonged subordination to authority, are no longer really worth it; or that, while they may be unavoidable en route to the desired goals, they are little more than hurdles that have to be jumped in order to satisfy the bureaucratic and largely meaningless requirements of absurd institutions.'
Updated: Jan. 11, 2010
Recently, Caren Levine blogged about resources helpful to Jewish educators interested in integrating interactive whiteboards in Jewish study lessons. Among the resources listed are the Legacy Heritage Smart Board Jewish Educational Database (SJED), the Smart Boards in Jewish Education wiki and the SMART Exchange.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2009
Legacy Heritage Fund Smart Board Project is pleased to announce theavailability of the Smart Board Jewish Educational Database (SJED) toteachers and educators throughout the Jewish educational world.SJED contains a large and growing database of interactive Smart Boardlessons submitted by Jewish educators from across the United States.The database is searchable by topic, language, and grade and allowsusers to download Smart Board lessons that can be used or adapted forany school. Users may also submit a lesson for posting, subject toreview.
Updated: Jun. 07, 2009
Learn Israel is a resource for teachers and librarians to promote fair and balanced information about Israel provided by a national pro-Israel librarian's association. On this site, you can download lesson plans that meet California and national standards for a variety of subjects, select books, films and CD's which will be donated to your public or school library, schedule speaker programs, and provide answers for questions about education about the State of Israel.
Updated: May. 07, 2009
The Big Portal of the Israel Ministry of Education is just that – a wide gateway containing a wide range of links to teaching, learning and assessment materials developed by the Ministry as well as by other institutions and individual teachers over the years. The listings contain curricula, lesson plans, teaching materials, learning activities, databases, assessment instruments, articles, presentations, tests, worksheets and more. The materials in the portal are from all areas of formal education, subjects and grade levels and are easily retrievable by specifying any of these characteristics.
Updated: Jan. 22, 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
A collection of 200 professionally-written lesson plans and online webquests available for a variety of grade levels and subjects, including Bible/Tanakh, Jewish Holidays, Jewish History, and Jewish Law/Halakha. Lessons are outcomes-based and include teacher's guides, sourcesheets and worksheets.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008