People can connect to Judaism through many different means. And so, at NLEResources.com, we are always on the lookout to bring you the latest trends and creative educational methods being used in Jewish classrooms and settings around the globe! In this post, we are going to highlight the use of animated plasticine (also known as claymation)... Read more »
Creating and sharing audio slideshows has never been easier, thanks to a new service called: UtellStory. As a rabbi or educator you can use this service to send a short thought on the weekly Torah portion, update parents on the latest news from your school, or even make a fundraising pitch! How does UtellStory work? All you... Read more »
Purim is quickly approaching! While everyone is still obligated to send one basket (containing two types of food) to one person on Purim day itself, many Jewish organizations rely upon mishloach manos as a major fundraiser. And so, while the following post may be too late to put into action for this Purim, we encourage you... Read more »
Running an organization is no simple feat. No organization can rely upon just an annual dinner as their sole fundraiser. Instead, we all must turn to various forms of fundraising. One of the most popular ways to raise funds in the Jewish world, is through a raffle. For some shuls or organizations, their annual raffle is the... Read more »
As an educator or rabbi, you know how difficult it is to convey a message and have it truly impact someone. Lessons with a lot of information can be hard to digest—let alone to teach. For this reason and more, infographics—which are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge—have become an incredibly popular medium.  After... Read more »
NLE Resources invites rabbis and educators from around the world to contribute guest posts.  Here’s a new blog from Rabbi Yehuda Chanales, Director of Educational Technology and Rebbe at Torah Academy of Bergen County, New Jersey. Over the past two years, I have been doing a lot of research and learning about Project Based Learning... Read more »
Purim is in under a month. That’s right, you have less than thirty days until Purim! If you are looking for something that you could use to help enhance the Purim experience at a Beginners’ Minyan, check out: Megillah Mania. Megillah Mania is an interactive, humorous PowerPoint slideshow that you can use to accompany your megillah... Read more »
Technology is changing faster than ever. It is affecting the way in which our students learn and show interest in the classroom. Looking for ways to bridge the gap between the “out of touch” teacher and the tech-savvy student,  educators around the world are beginning to implement Game Based Learning (GBL) in their classroom and homework... Read more »
The Jewish HERoes Film Competition encourages people to create short videos that highlight the contributions of Jewish women. The piece can be personal, historical, or even feature a Jewish woman who shows promise to become an inspirational HERo of the next generation! Cash prizes and screening of the winning film will take place on Monday, March 11,... Read more »