Professional Development Resources Tag: Torah

Teaching Iyov in a High School Setting

  Abstract: As my months of teaching sefer Iyov came to a close I began to reflect on how happy I was that I... Read more

Chaver.com: A New Approach to Torah & Mishnah

This site offers a new new approach to the study of the Torah and of the Mishnah. It is based on an original discovery... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter

An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter – 051 – In this episode Mark Smilowitz explores the issue of teaching overarching concepts with R. Perlmutter, author... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Teaching Reading Proficiency

Teaching Reading Proficiency – 019 – If you teach a class that involves reading classic Jewish texts, who does the reading? Do all of your... Read more

Tazriah-M'Tzorah: A Disease of the Soul

This article discusses two Sidrot that have sparked debate surrounding issues of symbolic purity and impurity. To read the article, click here. Read more

Parashat Ki Tetze: A Bird in the Hand

This article discusses the mitzvoth in Parashat Ki Tetze with a focus on the mitzvah of “sending away the mother-bird.” To read the article,... Read more

Peshat and Derash: A New Intuitive and Analyitc Approach

This article explores contradictions and tensions between Peshat and Derash. To read the article, click here. Read more