Hebrew

  1. Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Separating the Language from Prayer Skills

    Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Separating the Language from Prayer Skills

    “Hebrew is Hebrew,” says Rabbi Ariel Boxman, the education director at Temple Shalom, which over the past three years has moved to distinguish Hebrew learning from prayer learning.

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  2. Day 1: A Lesson to Introduce Students to Hebrew in Harmony

    Want to set an upbeat tone for your Hebrew curriculum, starting on DAY ONE?

    Introduce Hebrew in Harmony by focusing first on the music – the driving force behind the program that will help students and teachers connect with the material right away.  

    (Hebrew in Harmony assumes students can already decode, so be sure you’ve assessed their decoding skills at the beginning of the school year.)

    The following introductory lesson will give students a taste of what’s ahead and help them acclimate to the new materials.

    Advance preparation: All the music for the series is in the digital app. Music for each prayer includes a traditional melody plus 3-4 m

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  3. Hebrew Diversity: Snapshots of Learning Options

    Hebrew Diversity: Snapshots of Learning Options
    These days Hebrew education doens't have to look the same at every congregation.
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  4. Create an Immersive Learning Environment with Hebrew Classroom Labels

    Create an Immersive Learning Environment with Hebrew Classroom Labels
    Lead your learners to Hebrew fluency with these free downloadable 'In the Classroom' vocabulary word cards from The Teacher Planner: Calendars, Tools, and Templates for the Purposeful Jewish Educator. Simply click below to download, print, trim, and use them around your classroom for your students to make easy English to Hebrew connections.

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  5. Simple Ways Madrichim Can Make a Difference

    Simple Ways Madrichim Can Make a Difference
    Teens can offer invaluable help to teachers in many classroom settings. Here are some ideas.
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  6. Activate Learning with Alef-Bet Flash Cards

    Activate Learning with Alef-Bet Flash Cards

    Alef-bet flash cards are a simple yet versatile learning tool

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  7. Best Practices for Using Hebrew in Harmony Digital

    Best Practices for Using Hebrew in Harmony Digital
    Music is the key element of Hebrew in Harmony—it brings the program to life.
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  8. Have Limited Class Time? We've Got Great Tips for You

    Finding enough time for Hebrew learning is often a challenge. Here are some tips for using Hebrew in Harmony when you've got limited time.
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  9. How to Use Hebrew in Harmony App with Small Groups

    When Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle adopted Hebrew in Harmony last year, educators wanted to ensure that the students had access to the rich content of the app in class. With more students than ipads, the school turned to small groups as a strategy.

    Stacey Delcau, director of education at the school, invested in headphones and splitters so two students could be on an iPad at the same time.

    Teachers in grades four and five devised small-group stations for students to rotate through during their lessons. While a teacher worked on reading with a small group, students at other stations worked on assignments in the Hebrew in Harmony journals, or related art projects, while other students practiced their Hebrew reading or watched the videos explaining the meaning of a prayer on the iPad.

    “We’ve had success with stations and small groups using this curriculum,” says Delcau. “It gives teachers one more tool at their disposal

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  10. Hebrew in Harmony Curriculum Core Now Available in Kindle Edition

    Hebrew in Harmony Curriculum Core Now Available in Kindle Edition
    Lesson planning just became simpler.
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