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Repair the World Supplements Wise, Wicked, Simple, Quiet Sons at This Year’s Seder
A special Passover supplement to spur challenging and meaningful conversations on racial justice is now available from Repair the World and the Jewish Multiracial Network. Tweaking the tradition of four sons asking loaded questions and receiving answers in kind, “The Four People” are each on their own racial justice journey and ask questions reflecting their multiple perspectives, various backgrounds, different races, and different ages.
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: April 19, 2017
2   |   From section Technology & Computers
Eight Digital Tools for Students to Create Original Purim Shpiel Videos
Today it’s common for synagogues, Jewish schools, and other institutions to each put on their own Purim shpiel, and though these are always enjoyable to watch, there’s usually a limited number of people who get to actively participate. This year, ensure that every one of your students gets to be a part of this fun tradition as a producer, not only an audience member, by giving them the digital tools to create their own original Purim shpiel videos! In addition to having fun, they’ll be learning important media creation skills that are vital to succeeding in today’s world. Read below to find the tool that’s right for your classroom.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: February 13, 2017
3   |   From section Learning Resources
A Sephardi Chanukah Resource Guide
Happy Chanukah! This is a resource guide for Jewish educators interested in enriching their classrooms with the beauty and depth of Sephardi and Mizrachi Culture. Here you will find texts, lesson plans, stories and recipes that can be used in formal and informal educational frameworks, from day schools to religious schools and everything in between. All educational materials include traditions, commentaries and customs of Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews for the Chanukah Holiday.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: December 19, 2016
4   |   From section Learning Resources
Websites and Apps to Light Up Your Hanukkah!
Whether you teach high school or kindergarten, you’ll find a Hanukkah resource here you can use! These websites and apps can be adapted to provide a variety of learning experiences for your students, including blended learning. For more information on how to integrate these resources into your Hanukkah curriculum, contact us!
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: December 14, 2016
5   |   From section Learning Resources
Limmud Chavruta Releases Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Resource for Shavuot 2016
Author . Limmud
The Limmud Chavruta Project is delighted to present its third downloadable Chavruta study materials for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot. The Limmud Chavruta Project is a fresh twist on an ancient tradition – a broad selection of modern and ancient texts, in Hebrew with English translation, for you to explore with a partner or group. These pages contain six sources which address the theme of ‘Offerings’ – exploring the relationship between intention and ritual, God and scripture, and the ultimate value of making offerings. Each source consists of either one or two texts, plus some discussion questions to get the conversation flowing.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: June 6, 2016
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Purim Resources by The Lookstein Center and Ner LeElef
This Purim resource page includes almost everything you need to know about Purim: background information for the teacher, vocabulary, educational themes, activities, lesson plans, plays, and articles
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: March 7, 2016
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The National Library of Israel's Purim Resource Pack
Purim is an exciting and colorful festival, as are the primary sources that give evidence to the different aspects of the day. This resource pack prepared by the National Library of Israel contains a wonderful Megillah that was read in the seventeenth century, photographs of children and even a street in fancy dress, a Purim plate used for Mishloah Manot (gifts of food to friends and family), and posters advertising Purim balls and contests. It also includes a video clip and activity suggestions.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: March 6, 2016
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Torah Live Illustrates Megillat Esther for You
Megillat Esther is a fascinating story, which lends itself to creative illustration. Walk into any bookstore and you can find many different illustrated Megillahs, with images ranging from serious to comical. Torah Live has taken that idea one step further and created a digital illustrated Megillah, which is an excellent tool for teaching the story of Purim to students of all ages. Showing a picture on a big screen while you talk about a specific verse will help focus the students and keep them interested.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: March 7, 2016
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A New Year for Trees: Digital Resources for Earth and Environmental Science
The Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat begins this year on Sunday evening, January 24, 2016. Tu B’Shvat, the New Year for Trees, marks the beginning of spring in Israel, when the winter rains start to subside and tree blossoms begin to bud. As the Jewish holiday most closely connected to the environment and natural world, Tu B’Shvat provides a yearly opportunity for teachers to include earth and environmental science in their curriculum. We’ve collected engaging and educational websites and apps that can find a place in both Judaic Studies and also enhance earth and environmental sciences curriculum.
Publication Year: 2016    |    Updated in JTEC: January 13, 2016
10   |   From section Learning Resources
Chanukah Educational Resources
Jacob Richman published a rich updated listing of Chanukah educational and fun sites to help schools, youth groups and families learn about and enjoy the Chanukah Festival, including hundreds of websites, videos, trivia, clipart and more.
Publication Year: 2015    |    Updated in JTEC: November 18, 2015
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