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Judaic Studies Teachers

A place for Judaic Studies teachers to share ideas and discuss how to bridge the gap between 21st Century Skills and Judaic Studies. It will also help Judaic Studies teachers in developing a PLN

Members: 18
Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2013


One of the reasons behind forming this was group was to address some of the issues that are unique to Judaic studies teachers. Just as a way to get the discussion started I am going to list some of the issues that I am currently dealing with and my hope is that this will spark future discussions.
1. Establishing Benchmarks and Standards for the Judaic studies curriculum
2. Incorporating 21st Century Skills and Technology within the Judaic Studies curriculum
3. What do we want a graduate from a Jewish Day School to look like
4 Ivrit B'Ivrit
5. Making Tefilah more meaningful

Discussion Forum

Yom Kippur Message:

Started by Akevy Greenblatt Oct 7, 2011. 0 Replies

 As many of you may know Steve Jobs the CEO and founder of Apple died Yesterday. Here is a video  of a speech he gave at Stanford University “How to Live Before you Die”.…Continue

Shana Tova / Welcome Back

Started by Akevy Greenblatt Oct 2, 2011. 0 Replies

A message from Akevy Greenblatt to all members of Judaic Studies Teachers on The Educator's PLN! Dear All First and foremost I want to wish you all a Shana Tova B'H the school year got off to a…Continue

Teaching During Tests

Started by Yair Daar. Last reply by Tzvi D. Daum Feb 25, 2011. 6 Replies

I have found that students are most attentive and eager to learn during an actual test. The reasons are obvious as they have the pressure of the test weighing on them. Since our main goal as teachers…Continue

D.I. in the Judaic Classroom

Started by Akevy Greenblatt. Last reply by Akevy Greenblatt Feb 23, 2011. 2 Replies

I just posted a blog about D.I. and I would like to hear how some of you are using D.I. in the classroom. …Continue

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Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on October 5, 2011 at 12:05am
Announcing the Start of #JEDCHAT  after Sukkot
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on October 2, 2011 at 10:30pm
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 27, 2011 at 11:44pm
Check out my latest posterous post Technology and Religion
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 27, 2011 at 11:43pm
Welcome to Yis Pollack
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 23, 2011 at 12:43pm

I would like to welcome Jeff to our growing group. 

Again I think in order for us to grow and become a true PLN we need to share ideas with each other. If you are posting blogs or other links please share them here as well so that we can all gain from each other. 

please check out my latest post for C.P. about teacher evaluations 

Looking forward to learning together with all of you 

Have a great Day 


Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 18, 2011 at 9:42am

I would like to welcome Yair to our group. Our group is now up to 12 members B'H. I would encourage you to share your thoughts and material  with the group. 


Have a good Shabbos


Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 17, 2011 at 11:28am

I want to welcome Jonathan to our group. 

As I have said many times we should be sharing and posting ideas so that we can all learn from each other. I also believe that if we posted more and this group was more active more people will join. 

Have a great day! 


Comment by chana9 on February 16, 2011 at 1:36pm
Thanks for the warm welcome, Akevy. It's good to be here!
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 16, 2011 at 1:35pm
Comment by Akevy Greenblatt on February 16, 2011 at 12:42pm

I would like to welcome Silvia and Chana to the the group. 

For those of you that attended NAJDS, and went to the presentation on Curriculum 21 Silvia is one of the Curriculum 21 specialist in the school in Jacksonville. 

I am sure that  Chana and Silvia  will add a lot to our group. 


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