Innovative Teaching Strategies

Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, May 14, 2024 / Comments Off on Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

Combating Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century Antisemitism is anti-Jewish prejudice, discrimination, hatred, hostility, violence, or oppression. (See our antisemitism explainer for a more detailed explanation of what antisemitism is and how it […]

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Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, April 17, 2024 / Comments Off on Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) every May honors the rich contributions and unique stories of Jewish Americans. It showcases the deep connections between Jewish communities and the diverse tapestry of […]

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Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

See the Story and find out more about how Michele is tranforming her teaching: HERE

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GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 1, 2024 / Comments Off on GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH

GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH Commemorating the victims of genocide around the world We Remember APRIL 7 Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda APRIL 17 Anniversary of the Fall of […]

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Using Alternative Forms of Assessment: The Kindertransports as a Case Study

By Kate Lukaszewicz / Thursday, March 28, 2024 / Comments Off on Using Alternative Forms of Assessment: The Kindertransports as a Case Study

Traditional assessments often fall short in capturing the depth and breadth of students’ understanding and skills. Participants in this online workshop will be exposed to alternative assessment models that can […]

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Stories to Honor Women’s History Month

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, March 17, 2024 / Comments Off on Stories to Honor Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month commemorates women’s groundbreaking contributions to society and culture. Listen to and share the stories of women who have loved hard, worked hard, and broken down barriers. Honor […]

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“Harmony in Remembrance”: South Hills Concert Honors the Life of Holocaust Survivor Howard Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on “Harmony in Remembrance”: South Hills Concert Honors the Life of Holocaust Survivor Howard Chandler

Set against the backdrop of stirring compositions, the concert features the evocative three movements of “Holocaust Remembrances.” Each note serves as a solemn tribute to the millions, including our beloved […]

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The 2024 National Women’s History Theme “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on The 2024 National Women’s History Theme “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”

2024 brings a unique focus to the forefront of National Women’s History Month with its theme: “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion” This theme embarks on a journey […]

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Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, February 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

After years of marginalization, exoticization, and misrepresentation, Mizrahi musicians are reclaiming their musical roots.  Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives explores the histories and current revival of the diverse musical styles of […]

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Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, February 2, 2024 / Comments Off on Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

While these resources aim to assist teachers and students in understanding the current situation, some local educators find themselves in a challenging position where open discussions may be constrained by […]

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