Download the handout from my CAJE 32 presentation:

PowerPoint Presentations

  • End of year presentations
  • Student presentations
  • Quizzes, games

Samples of movies made from PowerPoint presentations:

PSAs




Digital Photography (see 36 things to do with a digital camera)

  • Put a Flickr badge on your website (see the left hand sidebar of my wiki). How about a badge on the temple website with photos taken during school?

End of year montages


Podcasting/Videocasting

Blogging

Wikis


Social Networking
What is social networking?


Using the web in your classroom:

Teacher Tools
Filamentality Scrapbook

Virtual Field Trips

How to create a virtual field trip
Auschwitz Virtual Field Trip (CNN)
Museum of WWII

WebQuests

The WebQuest Page at SDU
Webquest on the Prohibitions of Shabbat
Tu Bishevat Webquest
The Maccabees and Their Place in Jewish History
Jewish Women and Jewish History

Holocaust Websites (since public schools are required to teach about the Holocaust, there are many webquests on public school sites that address this issue)

Nuremberg Laws Webquest This webquest has some nice links to Nuremberg resources. It’s on a free webserver, though, and the popups are incredibly annoying
Remember the Holocaust Anne Frank webquest
Anne Frank and the Children of the Holocaust another Anne Frank webquest
I Survived the Holocaust
Devil’s Arithmetic
Night

Sites Kids Will Love

Israel Word Search http://shamash.org/israel/javagames/wordsearch1.shtml
The Jewish Children’s Learning Network: http://www.akhlah.com/. Written for children, this site has some great information for educators to use as background or enrichment material.
Dr. Nurit Reshef’s site: http://www.ualberta.ca/~yreshef/nurit.htm Nurit has a lot of games that she has designed, fun wordsearch puzzles, etc. The site takes some time to load.
http://learn.jtsa.edu/topics/kids/index.shtml JTSA Kids’ Corner. Features good background information, printables.
Hebrew quizzes http://www.newslate.com/
Babaganewz: http://www.babaganewz.com/. This is the companion website to Babaganewz magazine, the monthly classroom magazine for grades 4 - 7. Each issue is organized around a Jewish value.
Canaan Hora : http://www.torah4kids.net/ Sponsored by a Toronto synagogue, this site is written for kids about the weekly parasha. You can go to the archives for information on other parashiot.

Hebrew/Prayer Support

Behrman House: http://www.behrmanhouse.com/family/ This Behrman House offering is touted as a resource for parents to support their child’s Hebrew education. It’s an excellent resource for teacher to use in the classroom as well.
Navigating the Bible http://bible.ort.org/intro1.asp?lang=1
Online course on writing Hebrew letters (print and script) http://www.levsoftware.com/verses.htm

Links to Software Companies

Behrman House
Davka
GamePak Interactive PowerPoint Templates