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Monthly Archives: November 2020

  1. Critical Thinking Meets Art: A Lesson that Sheds Light on the Theme of Hanukkah

    Critical Thinking Meets Art: A Lesson that Sheds Light on the Theme of Hanukkah

    Here's a step-by-step lesson that uses art as a lens to examine the theme of light.

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  2. The Perfect Hanukkah Children's Book for Today's Anxious Times

    The Perfect Hanukkah Children's Book for Today's Anxious Times

    Kids can sense all the anxiety around them. Here's a way to help them.

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  3. Fun Hanukkah Gifts for the Adults on Your List

    Give the gift we all need for Hanukkah—a smile. We have some great ideas for the adults on your list who could use a bit of fun.

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  4. New Children's Stories to Brighten Hanukkah This Year

    Here are some new story books - and some other favorites - to entertain and inspire young children this holiday.

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  5. Digital Turn-Page Materials for Remote Learning Being Widely Used by Educators

    Behrman House converted many of our most widely-used educational materials into digital turn-page versions, making it easier for you continue teaching your tried and true curriculum.

    With schools now fully underway, and most using remote or hybrid environments, students have been using digital learning materials at more than triple the rate from previous years. Thousands of students are logging in each week to use these turn-page materials. In particular, Hebrew digital materials are seeing the greatest use.

    And educators are reporting great satisfaction with the turn-page materials, which are digital versions of books that teachers can share on screen during online sessions while students follow along with physical copies.

    We've heard from educators that "having turn page materials has worked well for staff

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  6. Tools to Help Celebrate World Kindness Day on Nov. 13

    Tools to Help Celebrate World Kindness Day on Nov. 13

    Kindness is a skill, something we can all learn and practice. It also lies at the core of Jewish values.

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  7. New Ready-to-Go Activities and Lessons: Our Gift to You

    New Ready-to-Go Activities and Lessons: Our Gift to You

    Behrman House has just released a new batch of free, ready-to-go lessons and activities for Hanukkah and Hebrew.

    Every few months we have been curating Hebrew and Judaics resources for learners of all ages to get you through this important and difficult time in Jewish education. Whether you are back in the classroom, continuing remote learning, or implementing a blended home/school environment, our resources can provide a meaningful learning experience for your students.

    Thousands of educators and students have been using these free downloadable materials, and we've just refreshed them with new Hebrew lessons and hands-on learning for Hanukkah. 

    In addition, we've also put together are some Guides for Remote Learning for Hebrew and for 

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