Jewish Education During the Shutdown:
Resources for Educators

Why is THIS Night Different from all other Nights?
A fun virtual contest to get ready for PASSOVER!

Open to religious school students (and all jkid families) of all ages
Winner will receive an Amazon gift card and will be featured on our jkidphilly social media and website through Passover!

Click for more info and to submit

Congregational Education Directors

Virtual Coffees:

  • Tuesday, March 31 | 10:00 am
  • Monday, April 6 | 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, April 15 | 1:00 pm, click here to get connected.

For all virtual coffees, except April 15, click here to get connected.

Or join by phone: +1 646 558 8656 | Meeting ID: 239 247 4491

Early Childhood Directors

Virtual Coffees:

  • Thursday, March 19 | 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 26 | 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 2 | 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 15 | 2:00 pm click here to get connected.

For all virtual coffees, except April 15, click here to get connected.

Or join by phone: +1 646 558 8656 | Meeting ID: 331 331 935

Webinars for Teachers

Upcoming Webinars: 

  • Thursday, March 26 | 7:00 pm | Register here 
    Storytelling by Students and Teachers – using StoryBird
  • Tuesday, March 31 | 1:00pm Register here
    ECE Teachers – Having ‘The Talk’ with Parents: Engaging parents to join the Early Childhood Educator to focus on their young child’s challenging behavior and/or unexpected development patterns with Shannon Rosenman, P.C. Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Tuesday, March 31 | 7:00pm Register here
    Building community online via Zoom, Facebook Live, Google Hangouts  – the next step
  • Wednesday, April 1 | 1:00pm Register here
    Positions for Focus, Function, and Fun in the ECE Classroom with Pam Woods, OT
  • Thursday, April 2 | 11:30am Register here
    During these uncertain times, we invite ECE teachers to grab a cup of coffee and sit with your colleagues for conversation, brainstorming and support. We encourage teachers infant through Kindergarten, to join in and share your ideas, thoughts and heart. We’re all in this together. 

Recorded Webinars: 

  • Building community through pictures, words, and links – using Padlet | Click here
  • Screencasting: Creating Instructional Videos | Click here

Educational Resources

Resources for Jewish Learning at Home
An annotated list of links, resources, and ideas, including synchronous and asynchronous learning, engagement tools, games, safeguarding children, and much more.

First Up Free Online Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators 
First Up will be offering these free webinars through Zoom alongside your colleagues for continued virtual learning facilitated by our expert PD Instructor Nancy Nicewonger. We will explore topics and ideas to enhance your classroom learning centers. Continue your PD goals during this time so you will come back to the classroom with exciting, new ideas and activities for your children.

jkidphilly has lots of activities and materials for families while they are home together. We are also on Facebook Live every weekday at 10am!