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A seminar for public high school Hebrew teachers from across the country will be held in Chicago on May 6th, 2010. Teachers will be introduced to personalities, initiatives and resources that can enhance the ways Israeli culture and learning is experienced in their classrooms.
Updated: Apr. 25, 2010
Yerusha is a family-based supplementary education program in central New Jersey. Yerusha has two distinct educational programs: one for students in grades K-4, and another for students in grades 5-12. Within each program, students advance through ranks based on their accomplishments, rather than based on their age or grade level. Each program comes together for weekly two-hour gatherings from 4-6 pm on Sundays, and also for four Shabbatons throughout the year.
Updated: Apr. 21, 2010
This is the third in a series on people and places fostering commitment to Judaism and the Jewish people in the United States and elsewhere by Professor Jack Wertheimer of the Jewish Theological Seminary. In it he tells of a special Hebrew language immersion program implemented for pre-schoolers at the Jacob Pressman Academy, a Conservative day school in Los Angeles.
Updated: Mar. 21, 2010
Registration is now underway for the Second Annual GISHA Conference 'Teaching Hebrew to Diverse Learners: From Concept to Classroom,' on Sunday, April 25 to Monday, April 26, hosted by the Center for Jewish Special Education at Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA. Sessions will be appropriate for those teaching at all levels in day school and supplemental schools, from elementary students who are just beginning Hebrew to high school students who are studying rabbinic texts.
Updated: Mar. 08, 2010
Perception of second language speech is easier when it is spoken in the accent of the listener and not in the ‘original’ accent of that language, shows a new study from the University of Haifa. The study was published in the prestigious Journal of Psycholinguistic Research
Updated: Feb. 18, 2010
If you are interested in Hebrew Education in a congregational school setting, you are invited to join 'The Hebrew Project,' a national conversation to try and better define the goals and focus of Hebrew education in congregational settings. In order to help better clarify goals of Hebrew language teaching, three Hebrew language educators have established a wikispace and are inviting anyone involved in congregational education to join in the conversation.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2010
Hebrew Now represents Birthright Israel NEXT's effort to make Hebrew Language learning easier. They started with an SMS service for a new Hebrew word a day delivered to your phone. Then, earlier this month they released an iPhone app, Mila-4-Phone, which is available for free download on the itunes store. Featuring a growing word list, pronunciation guides, audio recordings, and more, the app is an easy way to work on Hebrew vocabulary, and has already been downloaded in 46 countries! Beyond these mobile options, Hebrew Now also features a network of local Ulpan Hebrew language courses in cities around the United States.
Updated: Feb. 03, 2010
The latest initiative from The National Jewish Outreach Project is a Hebrew literacy project with Twitter and social media contacts.The project is an outgrowth of NJOP’s popular Read Hebrew America program, founded with the idea of reaching people who aren’t inclined to join community classes. Twebrew School offers three free learning options: Tweetup face - to - face sessions, online video lessons, and a newsletter signup; and those who already know Hebrew, can sign up to be a Twebrew School teacher.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
This year's Jewish special education conference - GISHA (Good Ideas Supporting Hebrew Access) will be held on Sunday-Monday, April 25-26, 2010 at Boston's Hebrew College, and will explore the topic, 'Hebrew for Diverse Learners: From Concept to Classroom.' Submissions for presentation at the conference are welcome from all those interested and involved in research in Jewish special education on topics of relevance to the theme of this year's conference.
Updated: Dec. 09, 2009
The MOFET Institute's Online Academy is running its first semester and has opened registration for the winter semester of online courses whose main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The courses, in areas that are suitable for educators and leaders in the Jewish world as well as students in universities and colleges in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora, are taught via the internet, a-synchronously with synchronous components. The course developers and lecturers are all experts in their fields and senior staff members of Israel's top institutes of higher education.
Updated: Nov. 18, 2009