hebrew through music

  1. How to Introduce Hebrew in Harmony to Parents

     Parent support and encouragement is key to student learning. This is especially true when introducing a new curriculum that has an at-home component, such as Hebrew in Harmony.

    Here are some strategies to get parents comfortable and on board:

    • • Make sure children are utterly familiar with the app before sending home information to parents. Use it in class to play the music and watch the introductory videos. Give students opportunities to practice reading Hebrew and playing the games so they can later teach their parents how the app works. The app is available on all devices, and we recommend accessing via an iPad for the best experience.
    • • Hold a parent session to demonstrate the app (that their children have already excitedly told them about) and explain the benefits of regular Hebrew practice at home
    • • Send parents a
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  2. New, Simple Sign-In for Hebrew in Harmony Digital

    New, Simple Sign-In for Hebrew in Harmony Digital
    Hebrew in Harmony Digital is now easier to access than ever before. Students, teachers, and administrators can now set up and sign in from the app itself.
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  3. 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 mu

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Forge Connections to Prayer Through Music and Movement

    Forge Connections to Prayer Through Music and Movement

    We all respond to music in powerful ways. For students learning Hebrew prayer, music allows them to make a spiritual connection with the message and theme of prayers. 

    Watch how one fifth grade class in New Jersey connects with music related to the Yotzer Or prayer. 

     

     


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  8. Hebrew in Harmony Builds Community

    Hebrew in Harmony Builds Community
    An educator from Florida heard about Hebrew in Harmony and took the initiative to rally a group of educators to create a community of inquiry.
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  9. Customize Hebrew in Harmony with Your Own Music

    Customize Hebrew in Harmony with Your Own Music
    Educators can now add their own musical content to Hebrew in Harmony Digital and share with their students. A new “customize” option allows you to upload audio recordings or video into the app.
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  10. Meet the Hebrew in Harmony Musicians

    Ellen Allard has been performing and teaching music for more than 30 years. An award-winning recording artist, composer, performer, and educator, she charms audiences with her interactive, infectious, and entertaining music.

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