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 »
Recently, we featured a post entitled, Jewish Game Based Learning. In that blog post, we highlighted how educators are using Minecraft, an online game about placing virtual blocks to build anything, to convey Jewish concepts.  Below, we are going to introduce you to another example of how students are using technology to connect with their... Read more »
NLE Resources invites rabbis and educators from around the world to contribute guest posts.  Here’s a blog written by Rabbi Yisroel Pollock, a Rebbe at Yeshiva Aharon Yaakov Ohr Eliyahu in Los Angeles, California.   “What does the word mean?” “I don’t know?” replies your child. “Weren’t you in class?” You are frustrated. For homework, your... 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 »
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 »
This page offers links and insights into both the growing field of Educational Technology as well as the Halachic implications of Torah and Technology. Websites and Articles of Interest Blended Learning: The Newest Frontier in Jewish Education? Written by Dr. Simcha Katz Text Message Responsa Written by Rabbi Gil Student this link explores the concept... Read more »
This page offers links to a multitude of websites, online tools, interactive media, blogs, and more that will allow you and your student greater access to the Talmud Bavli and Yerushalmi. FREE NLE Thinking Gemara Series Classes Accountability for Accidental Damage Borrowing Without Asking Drinking on Purim How Many Candles Do We Light on Chanukah?... Read more »
Sadly, eating disorders are something that plague the Jewish community. This page offers links to a multitude of websites, articles, videos, and more that will be of benefit to a Rabbi or Jewish Educator. Articles Body and Soul by Rebbetzin Feige Twerski. Body and Beauty in our World: A Jewish Perspective This three-part class  by... Read more »