Professional Development

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The Contribution of the Parent Volunteer to School Culture: Ethnographic Case Study

Submitted on February 19, 2017

Research on those involved in the daily school experience typically focuses on the child, teacher and principal. This qualitative study explores another, equally important,... Read more
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Identifying Key Factors Influencing Adolescent Prayer Education in a Modern Orthodox School: Teacher, Student and Environmental Components

Submitted on February 9, 2017

This study is for middle & high school educators and administrators who are interested in creating an enduring and meaningful tefilla experience for their... Read more
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Resources on Cyberbullying

Submitted on November 14, 2016

The following are online resources that deal with cyberbullying: https://www.callersmart.com/guides/49/cyberbullying-what-is-cyberbullying-and-how-to-stop-it https://www.cyberbullying.org http://www.wiredsafety.com/ http://www.isafe.org/ Read more
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Chaf-Tet beNovember: The Significance of November 29

Submitted on October 27, 2016

The streets of Jerusalem have names that are not found in every city in the world. There are neighborhoods where the medieval commentators like... Read more
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Chanukah Activities

Submitted on October 9, 2016

Do your students already know how to light the candles? Do they already know about the Maccabees? Here is a list of 53 fun... Read more
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Instructional Materials

Submitted on September 28, 2016

“Make a Difference Day” – 2006 Educational Materials by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner “The Passion of the Christ” – More Resources from the... Read more
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Flipping Jewish Studies

Submitted on September 22, 2016

The Lookstein Center initated a professional development program to train Jewish studies teachers in the theory and practice of “flipped” learning. Starting in 2013,... Read more
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Jewish Geneology Resources

Submitted on September 21, 2016

The following resources are offered by the JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). The JDC... Read more
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Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

Submitted on August 11, 2016

This article was written by Zvi Grumet. [1] Most Judaic learning, especially past the primary grades, is text based.  As people who study texts,... Read more
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Another Perspective on the Avot and Imahot

Submitted on August 7, 2016

  I In the Spring 1991 issue of Ten Da’at, Avishai David took a bold step forward by opening for us the thorny issue... Read more
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