Professional Development Resources Tag: Bible

Flipping Jewish Studies

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

Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

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

Another Perspective on the Avot and Imahot

  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

Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

Ed’s Note: The following is an approach to the question of how to present Biblical figures to our students: As larger than life or as very human. Ten Da’at invites additional perspectives and approaches.   The Ramban in his commentary on the Torah has repeatedly articulated the dictum “maaseh avot siman l’vanim”.  The footsteps of our Avot and Imahot are... Read more

Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah

This resource presents Jewish sources for Islam, Christianity and Avodah Zarah. To access the resource, click here. Read more

Inside-Outside: Biblical Leaders and their Non-Jewish Mentors

Judy Klitsner, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, looks at leadership in Bereshit and Shemot. Video courtesy of The Lookstein Center of Jewish... Read more

Two Aspects of Jewish Identity

Click here to read this very interesting article about Jewish identity. Read more

Models of Assessment for Judaic Studies

In this session, Eli Kohn examines the theory and practice of diagnostic tests in Judaic Studies. The session focuses primarily on Tanakh, but the... Read more

Teaching Iyov in a High School Setting

This article explores the most effective ways of teaching sefer Iyov (Job) in a High School setting.  To read the article, click here. Read more

What Can We Learn about Leadership from Moses?

In this text study, Zvi Grumet explores incidents in Moses’ life and extrapolates his approach to leadership. Presented as part of the Global Day... Read more
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