Monthly Archives: October 2022
For all of us, the past few pandemic years have been scary and disorienting. For teens in a hunkered-down society, it’s also meant losing opportunities to develop independence.
“What our teens need in this moment is support for finding their voice and finding their autonomy. Then we’ll slowly see the pain and fear untangle,” says Michelle Shapiro-Abraham, an award-winning teen educator and director of strategic innovation and youth programs at the Union for Reform Judaism.
She points to two new resources that are committed to lifting up teen voices and showing them that they can “claim their power.”
The beginning of a new school year is a great time to review learners' Hebrew skills, and to plan how you will support their learning all year long.
Research shows that effective Hebrew learning comes from regular exposure to authentic language in various ways, including listening and speaking. Further, the best language connections come from using Hebrew in creative ways.
Here are some simple engaging ways to practice in small bites.
Movement-Based Conversational Hebrew
Learning Hebrew is a skill that takes practice to keep sharp, just like any other skill. A little bit of regular practice goes a long way to boosting confidence and proficiency.
Freshen up learners' Hebrew skills with these easy-to-access resources to help them review and practice in small bites.
Back-to-School Hebrew Reading Refresher
Do your learners' Hebrew reading skills get rusty between May and September?
The Back-to-School Hebrew Reading Refresher can get students back in shape in 3-4 weeks with practice games and exercises, writing skills, drills of Hebrew reading and remediation for reading problems. It's
Most children love sweets. Two just-released Hanukkah stories centered on the kitchen serve up a portion of holiday fun.