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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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Join the Conversation

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.

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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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The Latest at Lookstein

Lookstein Virtual

Digital Promise: Learning Jewish, Online

"A century ago, when my bubbe sat in her fifth grade classroom in a Chicago public school, with 30+ classmates sitting row after row, listening to her teacher lecture, it would have been hard, probably impossible, for her to envision learning today." Read more of Chana German's article in eJewish Philanthropy.

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Podcast

Podcast: Planning the School Year

Summer is not only a time to get a head start on planning your lessons, but it's also a good time to reflect on the larger framework of your year-long course. Here are a number of suggestions, including how to identify core ideas and key questions in your subject.

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Congratulations, Lookstein Virtual!

Lookstein Virtual was selected by Slingshot as one of the 50 members of the "Slingshot Class of 2017." Slingshot, A Resource Guide to Jewish Innovation, is an annual compilation of the most inspiring and innovative organizations, projects, and programs in the North American Jewish community today.

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JEL Journal Winter 2016 (15:1) – Teaching the Whole Child

Winter 2016

Click for our latest issue, about teaching the whole child. New issue on Tefillah due out by the beginning of the school year. Stay tuned.

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