Professional Development Resources: Student Engagement

Integration of Judaic and General Studies in the Modern Orthodox Day School

Presented at the Second Annual Colloquium of The Jerusalem Fellows, May 20-2, 1986 Published in Jewish Education 54, 4 (1986), pp. 15-26.   In... Read more

Ceremony for the Burial of the Shamot/G'niza

This is a g’niza/shamot ceremony I created for our school some time ago. Should you decide to go this route, feel free to use... Read more

Integrating Special Needs Children Into the Jewish Day School System

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 7, 1, 1993, pp. 20-21. Reprinted here with permission. There has been much discussion, controversy and speculation concerning appropriate... Read more

Being a Web-Mensch: When Jewish Values and Technology Coincide and Collide

Do you fear that your students’ ethical sense disappears when they “log in?” The Internet offers infinite resources, but its use carries a responsibility... Read more

Online Educational Tools and Games

Akhlah: The Jewish Children’s Learning Network Babaganewz – A Classroom Magazine for Grades 4-7 Babylon Computerized Translator At this website, you can download a... Read more

Motivation as the Linchpin in the Developmental Lesson

The first in a series of articles exploring the structural elements of the developmental lesson.   This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 1:11... Read more

A Look at the Sources and Structure of the Prayers in the Siddur- the Last Brachot of Shemona Esrei

The sixth in a series of six lessons, Abe Katz provides sources for and an explanation of the last brachot of the Shemona Esrei. To read... Read more