The Lookstein Center has been helping schools around the globe incorporate digital instruction into their curriculum for more than 10 years. In addition to Lookstein Virtual’s full catalog of Jewish Studies online courses, the Lookstein Center can help your school plan and execute a transition to online learning and remote teaching during times of emergency. Training sessions are $125 per hour ($100 for Lookstein and Prizmah members after 20% discount) and can accommodate up to 12 teachers/educators per session. Some suggested sessions are listed below and custom training are also available. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page for more information.

Live Online Teaching for Total Beginners
Recommended session time: 2 hours

For teachers who teach in a face-to-face classroom, the transition to online teaching can be overwhelming. This deep dive into into Zoom (web conferencing software) will begin with a tour of the interface, the basics of running a class, and walk you through typical troubleshooting. Participants will leave the program able to navigate and use Zoom with their students.

Engaging Students in your Live Online Classroom 
Recommended session time: 2 hours

Drawing on years of experience in the field,  Lookstein staff will share best practices for running active and engaging sessions online.  We will discuss  lesson planning, for virtual classrooms, pedagogic tools, “classroom” management etc.

Instructional Tools for Asychronous Learning
Recommended session time: 2 hours

How can you teach without being physically present? We will look at free tools so that you can create engaging content for students to use anytime anywhere, focusing on  content presentation,  collaborative projects, and assessment.

Creating Video Content for Student Learning
Recommended session time: 2 hours

Video creation can help teachers present content to students.  We will learn how to create concise, logically organized, visually pleasing, and pedagogically sound  videos following research-based multimedia principles.

Custom Trainings for your school

The Lookstein Center can design and run custom training to help your school transition to online learning in the event of teacher absences, student absences or school closures. Contact for more information.

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