Feb 13, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

Learning Gemara- A Task Analysis

Learning Gemara is a complex task involving many cognitive functions and academic skills. Lack of experience or a deficiency in any one of these functions or skills can make the experience of learning Gemara an overwhelming task for a student. In this …

Presenter: Rabbi Avi Wasser
Dec 06, 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An Orton Gillingham Approach for Teaching Hebrew Decoding

According to research, more than 50% of all struggling readers are not diagnosed with any specific disabilities. Begin to learn how to help them decode Hebrew using a multi-sensory, phonetic approach based on the Orton Gillingham method of instruction. This is an …

Presenter: Sonia Levin
May 08, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Eastern)

Touchpoints in Jewish Life: How Jewish Milestones Match Up With Child Development

In recent years, bestselling authors have published book after book in the pursuit of supporting parents. As a Jewish community, we have the opportunity to tap into the ancient wisdom that Judaism offers into the process of growing up in very real …

Presenter: Dr. Aviva Goldstein
Mar 01, 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Project Based Learning in the Judaic Studies Classroom

What is project-based learning? How is it planned and implemented? What place does it have in Jewish Day schools, especially in the Limudei Kodesh classroom? This webinar will present the pros and cons of using PBL, and share real-life examples from Jewish …

Presenter: Etti Siegel
Oct 26, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Strategies for Hebrew Reading Comprehension

In this session we will look into the objectives of Hebrew reading comprehension and the different genres of texts we should expose our students to. We use the UBD method (Understanding By Design) in order to examine different strategies that promote comprehension …

Presenter: Meirav Kravetz
Feb 09, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (ET)

Millim, Millim: Supporting students as they acquire and strengthen their Hebrew Vocabulary Skills

Vocabulary is the basis for language acquisition. In this webinar, participants will learn a variety of ways to enhance Hebrew vocabulary instruction. They will be exposed to methods that help learners remember words and authentic formats for implementing usage of the new …

Presenter: Meirav Kravetz
Dec 11, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Kriah Strategies for All

Angie will be presenting research-based lesson ideas and tools and share web-based learning programs that support the development of Hebrew decoding for students. These ideas are based on her own practice working with students with language-based learning disabilities, where she has …

Presenter: Angelina Swenson
Feb 06, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Making Chumash Come Alive in a Classroom of Diverse Learners

Teachers have to teach Chumash skills to diverse learners, so one-size-fits-all strategies do not always work. In this practical and creative workshop, learn about ways of teaching all of your students the skills they need to master the Chumash lesson, ways to …

Presenter: Etti Siegel
Mar 01, 2017 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Making Tefilla More Meaningful for Children

Help your students and children find their own meaning in tefilla and establish stronger connections to their davening. During this webinar you will gain a better understanding of the development of prayer in children and adolescents and be provided with some practical …

Presenter: Rabbi Jay Goldmintz
Feb 23, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Planning Judaic Studies Lessons for all Learners: How Understanding Neurodevelopment Helps you Reach all Students

What neurodevelopmental demands are made on a child when we ask them to find and put their finger on the place in a Chumash , read and translate a Pasuk? What strategies can be employed for students who have challenges in attention, …

Presenter: Tamar Bauman
Feb 24, 2015 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm ET

The Art of Teaching Rashi to the Struggling Student: Demands and Strategies

What do we expect from our students when teaching Rashi in the elementary school classroom? What demands and expectations are built into a child’s decoding and comprehension of Rashi and where are the breakdowns for children who struggle? This webinar examines the …

Presenter: Sara Chaya Farbstein
Nov 17, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Core Classroom Practices in Judaic and General Studies that Reflect an Appreciation for All Kinds of Learners in the Classroom

Good teaching utilizes a number of core instructional techniques to manage individual student difference in the classroom. By identifying and utilizing these core strategies, and understanding their neurodevelopment underpinnings, both targeted individual students and whole classes will benefit.

Presenter: Judah Weller
Dec 01, 2009 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kriyah: Developing an Effective Management Plan for Building Kriyah Skills

By understanding the neurodevelopmental demands of Kriyah, participants will be able to pinpoint specific weaknesses and develop a comprehensive management plan for building skills. Considerations for second language learning (decoding only) will also be discussed.

Presenter: Judah Weller