Training Webinars for the Online Learning Center
Learn how to use our new Online Learning Center!
Join us for guidance on how to create—and make the most of—a private online space that can help ignite student learning in your school.
Introduction to the Online Learning Center
Find out more about our new Online Learning Center and how you can use it in your school. Learn how to create and use an invitation-only digital classroom space for a variety of learning modules, including Hebrew practice at home, lesson planning spaces for teachers, discussion spaces for students, and more. Learn how to invite teachers and students into your online school, how to find, post, and save multi-media materials, and how to assign and assess Hebrew.
Introduction to Teaching Hebrew in the Online Learning Center
See how easy online Hebrew can be. Learn how you can add up to five levels of digital Hebrew to your curriculum—from letter recognition through prayer literacy —and boost decoding skills and retention. Learn about the benefits of switching from CD-based Hebrew exercises to ones that live ‘in the cloud.’ This webinar will teach you the nuts and bolts of using Hebrew in the Online Learning Center, including where to find it, how to purchase it for your school, how to add it to your classes, how to use it in class and assign it as homework to extend class time, and how to assess your students online.
Setting Up For Hebrew Success in the Online Learning Center (for Education Directors and Teachers)
The nuts and bolts of using Hebrew in the Online Learning Center, including how to purchase it for your school, how to add it to your classes, how to use it in class and assign it as homework to extend class time, and how to assess your students online.
How to Use the Online Learning Center for Blended Learning
The Online Learning Center is perfect for implementing blended learning models in your school. This webinar will provide lots of new ideas for combining in-class learning with at-home supplements, organizing b’nai mitzvah classes or tutorials, supporting project-based learning, and more. We’ll show you how to find and post multi-media content and use it to create a discussion, and even how to post and use your own content.
How to Use the Ready-to-Go Resources in the Online Learning Center
Our new Resource Libraries offer over 1600 multi-media resource items, such as videos, music clips, lesson plans, and Power Points, that can be used in the Online Learning Center. Learn how they will help you save time on class preparation while making your classes more dynamic. This webinar will show you how to use the powerful faceted search tool that gets you to a host of materials covering the exact subjects you want to teach—at lightning speed. Learn how to find and download articles and lesson plans, how to post videos, music, and articles directly into a class in the Online Learning Center, and how to use the “Save” feature in the Learning Center to organize the materials you find for later use.
Teacher Know-How for the Online Learning Center (for Teachers)
Your school is set up in the Online Learning Center. Now how should teachers use it? Includes how to invite students to the class, how to post videos and other multi-media resources, how to assess students’ work in the OLC, and how to encourage student participation.
Kol Yisrael for Self-Paced and Hevruta Learning (for Education Directors already familiar with the Online Learning Center)
The Kol Yisrael series is highly flexible. This webinar will focus on how to use Kol Yisrael in the Online Learning Center (OLC) for self-paced (individual) and hevruta (pairs) learning. We’ll examine how to create groups in the OLC so students can easily move up in level, how to post challenging assignments, how to use hevruta for productive collaboration, and how to track individuals’ progress.
Basic Training for the Online Learning Center
In this one-hour training session for educational directors and teachers, we'll show you the basics, step by step. Topics covered: how to set up your school's OLC account; how the invitation system works; how to create classes; how teachers are added to classes; how to invite students, and more. We'll answer frequently asked questions from our support ticket log, and provide tips for preventing common mistakes. Bring your questions!
Hip Hop in the Online Learning Center: Ideas to Get Students Fully Engaged
Your classes are ready to go, your students are enrolled, and your Hebrew is assigned. Now, how do you motivate your students to log on, get them involved, and entice them to return? Learn tips and techniques for creating engaging multimedia posts that will take you beyond the basics, engage students, and pique their interest and curiosity so that they become agents of their own learning.
Using the Online Learning Center for Project Based Learning
The capstone to our project based learning blog series, this webinar will review some of the basics of project based learning for the religious school environment and show you how the Online Learning Center can be used to help you plan projects for your class and to help students document and share their learning along the way. You’ll also get a look at some of the PBL lesson plans that Behrman House and Babaganewz have been creating just for you.
Jewish Studies in the Online Learning Center
Learn to use our latest Jewish Studies software to create classes in Jewish values and Jewish identity. You’ll find out how to use the videos, music, cartoons, and other multimedia features embedded into online versions of our print books so that students can move seamlessly from print to digital. Features lessons from our two newest series, Living Jewish Values and Building Jewish Identity.