Homeschooling


V’Zot HaBerachah: Resources and ideas

This is a little different piece of Torah – it’s the section we read to finish the Torah before we start again! V’zot HaBerachah (V’zos Habracha) tells of the blessings that Moshe gave to the shevatim (twelve tribes of Israel) before his death. It remembers Jacob’s blessings to his twelve sons and gives each […]


Haazinu: Resources and ideas

The biggest piece of this week’s parsha is the 70-line song delivered by Moshe on his last day. He says to remember Judaism throughout the generations, and ask elders how Hashem chose us and made us his own. Moshe warns against getting fat (with excesses) and spurning Hashem. In the end, […]


Vayelech: Ideas and Resources

Moshe is 120 years old, and this is the last day of his life. He writes a Torah scroll and  puts Yehoshua (Joshua) in charge. We are told to gather every 7 years to hear the Torah. And we hear that the Torah will not be forgotten. Links: Here are the Aish, Torah.org, […]


Nitzivim: Ideas and Resources 2

This week’s parsha tells us about Moshe’s last day. He reminds the Jewish people of their covenant with Hashem, and because they weren’t the ones who made it (their parents did!), they reaffirm their acceptance and make a new covenant. We get a promise to return to Eretz Yisrael, no […]


Jewish Homeschooling: Third (3rd) Grade (Secular subjects)

Maybe you’ve been reading along as I wrote about our kodesh choices for my 3rd grade son and kindergarten son for 2012-2013? Choosing secular curriculum is yet another adventure (here’s our K plan). One way to go is to order a complete curriculum, such as these from Timberdoodle (an awesome homeschooling curriculum company!) Timberdoodle lets you […]


Jewish Homeschooling: Kindergarten (Secular subjects) 2

Maybe you’ve been reading along as I wrote about our kodesh choices for my 3rd grade son and kindergarten son for 2012-2013? Choosing secular curriculum is yet another adventure. One way to go is to order a complete curriculum, such as these from Timberdoodle (an awesome homeschooling curriculum company!) Timberdoodle lets […]