Monthly Archives: July 2020

  1. Easy Access to the Top Resources for Fall Planning

    The Behrman House website is chock-full of resources and tools to help educators and families get ready for the coming school year.

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  2. How to Access Turn-Page Materials for Remote Learning

    Your purchased access to turn-page materials for all the students in your class. Now what?

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  3. Professional Development Webinars for Teaching Remotely

    Recordings of our webinar series on remote teaching are now available. Topics include teaching Hebrew and Judaics remotely, and best practices for engaging students via videoconference. 

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  4. Connect through Content - Wherever the Learning Takes Place

    Connect through Content - Wherever the Learning Takes Place

    Browse our books with new online turn-page access.

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  5. Supplement Chaverim B'Ivrit with New Workbooks

    Supplement Chaverim B'Ivrit with New Workbooks

    The popular Chaverim B’Ivrit series has just expanded. Two new workbooks are now available to complement volumes 1 and 2. 

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  6. Maintain Connection this Fall with Ready-to-Go Lessons and Resources for All Ages

    Maintain Connection this Fall with Ready-to-Go Lessons and Resources for All Ages

    The Fall Educator Resource page includes the best hand-picked Hebrew and Judaics lessons and resources from the vast Behrman House trove. Our free gift to you.

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  7. Your Top Tech Questions, Answered

    Your Top Tech Questions, Answered

    When it comes to placing orders, using our digital products, navigating our site, and more, here's what you need to know to work through common tech questions.

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  8. Judaics Materials Now Available for Remote Learning

    Judaics Materials Now Available for Remote Learning

    Access to online turn-page versions to many of our most popular Hebrew and Judaics materials is now available in a package to help you safeguard your program and learning goals.

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  9. Creative and Playful Ways to Engage Learners on Zoom

    Creative and Playful Ways to Engage Learners on Zoom

    We've teamed up with video conference experts Better Together Labs to bring you some much-requested professional development.

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  10. A First Grade Boy and the Pandemic: A Snapshot Success Story

    I had the perfect first grade Hebrew class.  Everything ran smoothly.  As the students trickled into class on Sunday mornings, they played together quietly with clay, puzzles, and games.  We transitioned into a morning meeting for attendance and letter review. Then they worked on their Let’s Discover the Alef Bet packets and did related crafts and worksheets.  Before I knew it, it was time to send my happy students home.

    What, you don’t believe me? 

    OK, so there were a few “key players”.  One in particular, in fact.  He seldom participated in activities and didn’t gel with any of the other students. He rarely smiled. He said inappropriate things to his classmates.

    And then there was a pandemic.   We quickly pivoted to a zoom-only class in late March.  And the smile on my key player’s face!  He loved it!  He interacted with me and all his classmates.  He was adept at using his c

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