Professional Development

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Identifying Key Factors Influencing Adolescent Prayer Education in a Modern Orthodox School: Teacher, Student and Environmental Components

Submitted on February 9, 2017

This study is for middle & high school educators and administrators who are interested in creating an enduring and meaningful tefilla experience for their... Read more
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Resources on Internet Safety (e.g. cyberbullying)

Submitted on November 14, 2016

The following are online resources that deal with cyberbullying and internet safety: Guide to Keeping Children Safe Online: https://householdquotes.co.uk/keeping-children-safe-online/ (submitted by Jane Smith, November 2017)... Read more
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Chaf-Tet beNovember: The Significance of November 29

Submitted on October 27, 2016

The streets of Jerusalem have names that are not found in every city in the world. There are neighborhoods where the medieval commentators like... Read more
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Chanukah Activities

Submitted on October 9, 2016

Do your students already know how to light the candles? Do they already know about the Maccabees? Here is a list of 53 fun... Read more
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Instructional Materials

Submitted on September 28, 2016

“Make a Difference Day” – 2006 Educational Materials by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner “The Passion of the Christ” – More Resources from the... Read more
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Jewish Geneology Resources

Submitted on September 21, 2016

The following resources are offered by the JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). The JDC... Read more
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Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

Submitted on August 11, 2016

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
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Another Perspective on the Avot and Imahot

Submitted on August 7, 2016

  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
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Perspectives on the Avot and Imahot

Submitted on August 2, 2016

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
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A Study of the Teaching of Jewish History in Modern Orthodox Yeshivah High Schools

Submitted on July 20, 2016

This article originally appeared in Jewish Education 54:4 (Winter 1986), p.27-38. Reprinted here with permission. This essay discusses the major findings of a study... Read more
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