Virtual School Meanderings

January 13, 2021

Your Bulletin Board/LookJED Mashup is Here!

A newsletter from the folks behind the Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy.

Here is the Lookstein Center’s mailing for the week of January 11, 2021.
The Latest from The Lookstein Center
Personalizing Instruction and Assessment
January 26, 1:30 – 3:00 PM EST
In this professional development session, we will explore how to harness online and blended learning to promote personalized learning. Topics covered: design of multiple pathways, goal setting, the role of digital materials, the shifting role of the teacher, how to create and use formative assessments.
The Blogs: Ged Ed Torah
Owning Our Texts
By: Rabbi Lee Buckman
I’ve always been envious of my father who can recite by heart the Preamble of the United States Constitution (“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility….”), much of the Gettysburg Address (“Four score and seven years ago…dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal….”), and a handful of other formative texts of American history…..KEEP READING.
Job Board
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Events and Opportunities
  • Hidden Sparks is hosting a free webinar for Ivrit teachers, ” “Millim, Millim: Supporting students as they acquire and strengthen their Hebrew Vocabulary Skills,” on February 9 at 8:30 PM EST. Click here for more information.
  • Holocaust Museum LA is hosting the online event “Holocaust Survivor Talk: Paul Kester” on January 7 at 11:00 AM PST. Click here to register and for more information.
  • Center for Jewish History is hosting the online discussion “Family Affairs: Jewish Ruptures, Mourning, and Belonging” on February 3 at 5:00 PM EST. Click here to register and for more information.
Parashat Vaerah Discussion Questions
In Parashat Vaerah, we see that although Moses begins most of the plagues, it is Aaron who hits the water to begin the plague of blood.
Do you think that it’s important…
Many of the plagues sound like they are punishment for Pharaoh’s, and Egypt’s, mistreatment of Bnei Yisrael. What sort of punishment is appropriate…
The Lookstein Center | (646) 568-9737 | www.lookstein.org
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