Monthly Archives: April 2019

  1. Tech Tools: Online Voice Recorder

    Tech Tools: Online Voice Recorder
    Want to record your voice on your computer? Here's how.
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  2. Weave Arts Education into Lessons to Help Learning

    Weave Arts Education into Lessons to Help Learning

    Singing along to remember words to a prayer. Doodling to process feelings about becoming bnai mitzvah. Analyzing a painting to encourage questions about Passover.

    These are some of the learning strategies built into our recent materials that draw on arts education, figuratively speaking. Incorporating elements of the arts — and thinking of the word "art" expansively: painting, drawing, drama, music, storytelling, poetry — into curriculum, lessons, and student materials can be important ways to how children learn. 

    A crop of new neuroscience research back this up. Studies show that arts education helps increase retention and develop students' capacity for collaboration and creativity.

    New research shows that dra

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  3. 4 End-of-the-Year Teacher Gifts to Show Appreciation

    4 End-of-the-Year Teacher Gifts to Show Appreciation
    Art aids memory and encourages curiosity. Here are some ways to make that happen in the Jewish classroom.
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  4. Three Practices to Help Students Decode Hebrew

    Some students may require changes to standard materials, and others may not, yet everyone benefits from their implementation.
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  5. The Confidence to Teach Israel, Delivered to Your Door

    The Confidence to Teach Israel, Delivered to Your Door
    What will you find in this month's Golem shipment?
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  6. Archaeology Dig in Jerusalem Uncovers Route for Student Exploration

    Archaeology Dig in Jerusalem Uncovers Route for Student Exploration

    The archaeologists hard at work excavating ancient Jerusalem are focused on the land, or more precisely, what’s underneath it.

    As the unearthing of pathways, walls, pottery, official clay seals and more continues under the watchful eyes of thousands of annual tourists, scholars are learning more about the spot where King David once reigned, now known as the City of David.

    What these archaeologists are not consumed with, however, are the borders and politics of the modern land they’re digging beneath—East Jerusalem—mostly inhabited today by Palestinians. And yet their work makes life above ground more complicated, writes New York

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  7. Make Guests of All Backgrounds Feel Welcome at Your Seder

    Make Guests of All Backgrounds Feel Welcome at Your Seder
    The new haggadah Welcome to the Seder brings in other cultures as a way of inviting people of all faiths and backgrounds to feel welcome at a seder.
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  8. Planning Your Model Seder? Two Great Resources You Need Now

    Using the right haggadah makes a big difference in how participants experience the seder. For use at model seders with students, here are two haggadot to try.
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  9. Make Your Own Makerspace

    Make Your Own Makerspace
    They're popping up in schools, libraries, and private facilities everywhere. Is it right for your school?
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