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Upcoming Online Learning Programs

Sam, Marilyn, and Alana
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Sam Wood, Marilyn Heiss, and Alana Alpert discuss an historical photograph at the 2012 Institute for Educators. Photo by Gus Freedman. Copyright 2012 Jewish Women's Archive.

Adapting and Scaffolding Texts for Younger Students with Jonah Hassenfeld

Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 1:00 pm and 8:00 pm Eastern
For: All Settings, Elementary and Middle School Educators

What do you do when you find an amazing letter or article that is too long or too dense for your students? Learn how to modify and excerpt documents, allowing students to access the important ideas within them without losing the voice or intention of the original composition. See examples of modified documents and discuss strategies for introducing them to your students.

Register for 1:00 pm
Register for 8:00 pm

Selling Soap, Smashing Sexism with Rabbi Mike Rothbaum

Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm Eastern
For: All Settings, Middle and High School

Learn about the groundbreaking work of Jewish artist Barbara Kruger with 2014 Twersky Award Finalist Rabbi Mike Rothbaum of Oakland, CA. Examine student work and participate in some of the activities from his award-winning lesson entitled “Selling Soap, Smashing Sexism, Seeing Ourselves.” Learn how to create your own original lesson plan for submission to JWA’s 2015 Twersky Award.

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