The following PD sessions are being offered for classroom teachers in Jewish schools at a subsidized rate.
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Professional Development


Teaching Humash with the Koren Lev Ladaat Humash, Presented by Zvi Grumet

Sunday, September 12th
10:00 – 11:30 AM Eastern

Free of Charge

In partnership with Koren Publishers, this session for middle and high school teachers will explore the value of teaching Humash driven by questions and exploration. It will focus on two features of the Koren Lev Ladaat Humash, the Classical Commentaries and the Textual Tools, as vehicles to help students become more careful, analytical, and thoughtful learners of Humash and commentaries. Using concrete examples from the text, the workshop will guide teachers through processes that they can replicate and adapt to their own teaching, whether for in-classroom work with the teacher or independent student work. The examples provided will be from the Lev Ladaat humash but the principles learned are applicable to all teachers of humash, regardless of which text they use.



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Session Presenters:

PD Sessions are presented by members of the Lookstein Center staff.

Zvi Grumet

Zvi Grumet

Director of Education

Rabbi Dr. Grumet is a master Bible teacher and educator. His books include Genesis: From Creation to Covenant (Maggid Press) and Moses and the Path to Leadership (Urim Publishing), and he is Senior Editor of the Koren Lev Ladaat Humash (Koren). He is recognized internationally for expertise in teacher training and professional development, has 25+ years’ experience leading and coaching teachers in Jewish studies classrooms, and oversees the professional development programs of The Lookstein Center.