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Classroom Resources

Looking for a lesson plan or classroom activity? You will find plenty of ideas in categories such as Bible, Jewish holidays, Jewish history, Jewish law, and more. Click Classroom Resources and search by Type, Disciple and/or Grade. Have something to contribute? We'd love to hear from you; be in touch.

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Lookstein's online discussion groups provide over 5000 teachers, administrators, principals, librarians, doctoral students and lay leaders with the opportunity to carry on serious online deliberations on issues in Jewish education as well as develop ongoing professional relationships. UPDATED TWICE WEEKLY.

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Professional Development

Jewish educators often look for that extra resource, a new idea, fresh outlook. This is the place. Here you will find articles, podcasts, and more to enrich your professional experience as a Jewish educator. Have a resource you'd like to share with others? We'd love to see it, let us know.


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Actually, we want your ideas. Have an article you'd like to share? A lesson plan? We're always looking to add to our Professional Development and Classroom Resources. Send us what you have and we will be in touch.

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Looking for Tu B’Shvat Ideas?

With Rosh Hodesh Shvat this week (Wednesday), we thought you might want some Tu B'Shvat classroom ideas. Try this page for starters.

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Power Up Jewish Learning

Working out kinks in your spring schedule? Looking for something new? Lookstein Virtual is here to help. Learn more on the Lookstein Virtual dedicated site (Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy is a nonprofit online school of Jewish studies created by The Lookstein Center to help educators and families add depth, fun, and variety to Jewish studies.).

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JEL Journal Fall 2017 (16:1) – Tefillah

Fall 2017

The new issue is up (and has been mailed to members). How do we make tefilla engaging at different ages? What should teachers be doing during tefillah? How do we plan educationally for tefillah? Check online for the answers!

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