- On hold for now. Will G-d willing resume when funding help makes this possible.
The short term goal of Tools for Torah is to provide a collaborative platform for teachers to create
complete Study Units, in all Judaic studies, prepared and ready, along with
all the necessary materials and instructions, for immediate
use in the classrooms of the pilot schools.
The materials are available as they are created and posted.
A Unit is a short section of the subject matter (i.e. in Torah/Chumash, usually a short story,
concept or idea, including a few Pesukim for the
lower/younger levels and up to a Perek or so for the
The Units are based on the acclaimed UBD planning method
and include all the academic and creative aspects a lesson
should have, including - but not limited to:
Materials, aids, activities, ideas and instructions
1. Introductory lessons for the Unit
2. Comprehension/Analytical Skills
3. Textual Skills
4. Review & HW
5. Hands on Projects
6. Relevance to Real Life
All Units will be designed in
consistence with the key concepts of the latest educational research,
including "Understanding By Design" (UBD), "Differentiated
Learning" and “Blooms Taxonomy” and will include
activities for the known Multiple Intelligences.
All the Units are created in English, with
Havara Sefaradit. our plans are to translate them to Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Spanish and
will be created by the Tools for
Torah Creative Teachers Team, guided by leading educators' live mentoring and direction.
TOOLS FOR TORAH: EMPOWERING
TEACHERS TO EMPOWER THEIR STUDENTS – FOR ALL JEWISH DAY SCHOOLS.
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