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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.

Music and Lyrics: Learning from Songs with Pauli Katz

Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm and 8:00 pm Eastern
For: All Settings, Elementary and Middle School Educators

Letters and articles can be difficult sources for younger students to parse. Yet, songs with melody and lyrics provide rich and multi-layered opportunities that meet students’ diverse learning needs while helping achieve your educational goals. Learn how to guide students through the exploration of musical elements and analysis of lyrics, and get some ideas for how to weave historical music into your lessons about history, holidays, and Jewish values.

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Twersky Winner Tells All with Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen

Thursday, February 12, 2014 @ 1:00 pm and 8:00 pm Eastern
For: Supplemental School, High School

Learn about the history of Confirmation through incredible letters and photographs with 2014 Twersky Award Winner Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen of Potomac, MD. Participate in some of the activities from her award-winning lesson and learn about how to create your own original lesson plan for submission to JWA’s 2015 Twersky Award.

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Twersky Finalist Tells All with Rabbi Mike Rothbaum

Thursday, March 19, 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. Learn how to create your own original lesson plan for submission to JWA’s 2015 Twersky Award.

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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.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Upcoming Online Learning Programs." (Viewed on December 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/teach/profdev/webinars>.

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