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Best Practices - שיטות עבודה מומלצות

Parasha Pic: Torah in Memes

Inspire your community to merge their life experiences with lessons from the Parasha (weekly Torah portion) using the JTeach.org Torah memes. Our...
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Exit Slips

Exit slips are formative assessment tools that may be used to quickly gauge student learning. They generate valuable feedback about the connections...
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Hanukkah Blendspace

This Blendspace is a curated list of videos and songs that will engage students in Hanukkah curriculum.   The Blendspace includes over 30 digital...
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Purim Blendspace

This Blendspace is a curated list of videos and songs that will engage students in Purim curriculum. The Blendspace includes over 20 digital resources...
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Saying Goodbye

L’hitraot Chaverim–Teach your students to say goodbye in the Jewish way, through celebratory meals, praying, singing and planning to meet...
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Hebrew Digital Resources

This Blendspace is a curated list of videos, songs, and websites that will engage students in learning Hebrew basics. The Blendspace includes...
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Elevating Hebrew Reading Practice

Elevate your students’ Hebrew reading practice using Educreations (iPad app and browser-based). These suggestions and video tutorials include student and teacher instructions...
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Passover Blendspace

This Blendspace is a curated list of videos, songs, and websites that will engage students in the Passover curriculum. The Blendspace includes...
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Counting the Omer

We count 49 days in the Omer from the second day of Passover until Shavuot. Use tech tools and art to create...
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Sukkot Blendspace

This Blendspace is a compilation of digital resources including videos, music and websites for Sukkot.  Click to visit the Sukkot...
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Student Self Evaluations

Students themselves are a wealth of information when writing report cards. Ask students to complete this Student Self-Evaluation. It can be very...
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Ask Me About…. Cards

Too often when parents ask their children what they learned in religious school, the answer they receive is “nothing.” To open up...
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Common Siddur Words

Use these resources and activities to help students gain familiarity with words frequently used in the siddur and deepen their connection to prayer. You...
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Technology Planning Checklist

Technology Checklist – Jteach.org offers Jewish art projects, lessons plans, activities and worksheets for Jewish holidays, Mitzvot, Torah, Israel, and Hebrew. Download...
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Illustrated Blessing Charts

Using visuals encourages active participation, collaboration and learning for all students. These illustrated blessing (brachah) charts have been created to help facilitate...
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Creating a Wordle

Wordle.net is a program that allows you to create a collage out of any existing text or list of words. The words...
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Creative Assessment

Thumbs sideways, tickets out, real world scenarios….This compilation helps religious school teachers know if progress is being made and if our teaching...
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Six Word Memoirs

As the end of the school year nears, challenge your students to summarize their Jewish school year using the popular phenomenon of...
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Kicking It In Hebrew

Use these lists of soccer and team color vocabulary to follow soccer all over the world in your Hebrew classroom. Students can...
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Welcome Poster

Use these curriculum ideas with JTeach.org’s Welcome poster.  Posters were given out at our KickStart 5776 Conference and are now available for...
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Who is in Our Class

Help students get to know each other with this easy ice-breaker. Simple but fun, this activity allows students to share their Jewish...
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