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Use our educational resources to enhance your classroom and home learning. Our adaptable lesson plans help educators build connections between students' lives and the lives of Jewish women who came before them. Explore our teaching tools, including an interactive guide to thousands of primary sources. Develop your professional skills in an online workshop, in-person training, and by connecting with other educators in the field. Download our activity worksheets for family or classroom learning that are suitable for a wide range of ages. And take part in our virtual learning community by joining online history courses.


Online History Courses

Dive into Jewish women’s history from the comfort of your living room with JWA’s online history courses. Here, you can:

  • Learn more about this virtual program
  • Access information for upcoming courses

Activities and Puzzles

Explore playful teaching activities with our unique Jewish women’s history worksheets and brain teasers. In Activities and Puzzles you can:

  • Download and print JWA’s word search, crossword puzzle, scavenger hunt, and more
  • Engage family members or students with alternative learning games
  • Discover a new piece of history yourself!

Lesson Plans

Enhance your teaching with one of JWA’s award-winning curricula. Use it in original form, or adapt for your unique classroom. In Lesson Plans, you can:

  • Browse by curriculum
  • Filter and sort individual lesson plans by multiple criteria
  • Discover and engage with a range of content, from Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights and Labor movements to creating an empowering Bat Mitzvah experience

Teaching Tools

Learn the art of integrating primary sources into your teaching – JWA style! In Teaching Tools, you can:

  • Learn what makes a primary source effective
  • Discover new ways to incorporate primary sources into your teaching
  • Browse our Multimedia Gallery, which includes thousands of audio and visual resources

Professional Development

Participate in an online learning program, attend a workshop, or join our growing network of educators to discover new stories about American Jewish life. In Professional Development, you can:

  • Explore past online learning programs on a variety of topics
  • See what professional development opportunities are coming up
  • Invite JWA to present a workshop in your community

Twersky Education Fellowship

The Twersky Education Fellowship brings JWA’s teaching materials to a broad audience of educators and learners alike. Here, you can:
  • Learn about the origins and mission of the fellowship
  • Read about past award recipients


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How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Education." (Viewed on March 1, 2024) <http://jwa.org/teach>.