Jewish Interactive: Online Learning-Coronavirus Contingency

By: Odelia Epstein
KC Topics: 
Technology, School Policies and Procedures, Coronavirus

Jewish Interactive  has over 10,000 online digital interactive Jewish and Hebrew learning activities for ages 4-12 and game creation tools.

A live list of constantly updated resources can be found on our Home Learning Resource Page

Audience: These webinars are targeted for elementary school-age teachers and principals. Teachers will need to know very little to access the platform’s Judaic content. 

Medium: A range of webinars focusing on different skills needed to run distance learning. 

Pricing and Discount Information: There is free access to the Ji Tap platforms Jewish content and Create their own games. All general webinars we have set up over the upcoming few weeks as free due to the crisis. For teachers to track progress and assign games they need to Upgrade to a Ji Pro subscription, which costs $180 per school for the year.

For a school-specific training webinar, where we tailor the training for a school’s specific needs, the price is $250 per webinar. If booked as a Prizmah member, we will provide at a 20% discount of $200.

Contact: Yechiel Hoffman, 310-497-1496 or yechiel@jewishinteractive.org. Carina Rock, 703-517-5182 or carina@jewishinteractive.org.

More Information: 

Beginners: In our “Get to Know Distance Learning Tools” webinars, teachers and principals will learn how to:

  1. Utilize the Zoom platform for scheduling, organizing and facilitating their class remotely.
  2. Learn how to Navigate the Ji Tap platform
    • Create an account on Jewish Interactive’s online Ji Tap Platform
    • Setting up a class within Ji Tap to assign activities remotely to their students and track their performance.
    • Search for Ji Tap content to fit subject-specific and age-appropriate needs.
    • Access “playlists” on Ji Tap and how to assign associated activities

Intermediate: “A Day in Distance Learning” - When to use which tools for a successful learning and teaching experience.

Advanced: “Share Your Distance Learning Knowledge with the Global Jewish Community” - Document and Share your expertise and ideas through creating Ji Tap games for the global community of Jewish educators.

A live list of constantly updated resources can be found on our Home Learning Resource Page

We also have ebooks and teacher manuals here with lesson plans and guides for various holidays and Ji tools:

https://www.jewishinteractive.org/resources-for-educators-parents/

We also offer creation tools where students and teachers can create their own Judaic learning activities, books, and posters with no coding skills needed that are very child-friendly and intuitive. This supports keeping students active in a virtual environment and is especially helpful for younger students.

These include:

Ji Tap, our most valuable offering, provides over 10,000 online digital interactive Jewish and Hebrew learning activities for ages 4-12.

We have created “playlists” of activities that provide for subject areas such as, Jewish Holidays, Chumash, Mishna, Hebrew reading, Hebrew language, Shabbat, general Jewish knowledge, Israel and Middot.

Ji Tap’s online learning activities are suitable across all religious contexts as we have a variety of denominational and ideological approaches represented on the platform, and all content can be customized.