Introductory workshop - ME ANI ? מי אני
972 Education is always mindful that behind research and data there is a human face, real people facing real challenges in an ever-changing world.
Face-to-face- פנים אל מול פנים - has many built-in advantages. When we meet in person, whether in groups or 1:1, we have the benefit of hearing each other’s voices in full, present sound, seeing each other’s body language and gestures, and making eye contact, thereby more easily divining each other’s intentions – which is what we humans care about.
With these human contact points, we build trust, connection, and empathy with others.
We start by listening. We take the time to understand the specific needs and local contexts of our partners, whether it is a school or other community-based organization. This is about building a foundation of trust and shared purpose, which we believe is the best way to ensure that the work we conduct with you is relevant, timely, and actionable.Understanding how your program works is key to continuous improvement.
We will partner with you to evaluate your Hebrew programs. As part of this process, we will examine various areas to answer important questions. For instance, understanding how your curricula are implemented, and your data gathered.
Instructional Coaching- אימון והדרכה
972 Education will assist your language development specialists and mainstream teachers with ongoing, focused instructional coaching. Through our approach to coaching, we encourage teachers to leverage their skills to build capacity in the practices that will make a difference for Hebrew learners, ultimately helping them make meaning of content and learn the academic language they need to succeed in school.
We work with teachers to shift from the traditional grammar-translation method to communicative language teaching, which emphasizes authentic communication.
We help you design Hebrew language programs that will address the specific requirements of your school.
We provide consultation services onsite or online to help your team implement and evaluate learner programs.
We integrate a variety of approaches, using technology in the classroom through recordings and films, as well as many authentic texts drawn from a variety of resources created for native speakers.
We work with teachers to enable them to shift from the traditional grammar-translation method to communicative language teaching, which emphasizes authentic communication.
Standards guide teaching and learning. This means school systems must have high expectations for Hebrew learner students and engage them through compelling grade-appropriate language and content. 972 Education can help you build the capacity of your school’s teachers and administrators to set high standards for Hebrew learner students, support them, and ensure they realize their full potential.
Teaching Hebrew as a second language based on the proficiency approach
Proficiency is the ability to use language in real world situations in a spontaneous interaction and non-rehearsed context and in a manner acceptable and appropriate to native speakers of the language. Proficiency demonstrates what a language user is able to do regardless of where, when, or how the language was acquired. The demonstration is independent of how the language was learned; the context may or may not be familiar; the evaluation of proficiency is not limited to the content of a particular curriculum that has been taught and learned. (ACTFL)
Language learning is most productive and effective in a classroom community that makes learners feel safe, valued, and successful. In this workshop, you will experience and learn about activities that provide a supportive context for risk-taking, building community, focusing on authentic communication, and following language proficiency guidelines.
Moving Toward Proficiency - 90%+ Target Language - מתקדמים לעבר הפרופישנסי
Are you looking for ways to increase target language use in the classroom and build students’ speaking confidence? This workshop will demonstrate the types of classroom routines and activities that foster increased target language use and build proficiency. We will begin by creating a “common ground” understanding of ACTFL Modes of Communication (Presentational, Interpretive, Interpersonal), and then focus on Interpersonal Communication as we explore activities that can be implemented to promote 90%-100% target language use.
Technology plays a significant role in all of our lives, and using technology in the language classroom has become essential.
Integrating technology in the classroom allows you to prepare your students to live in this technology-savvy world that we all inhabit. By learning how to implement specific strategies, you will be able to prepare your learners to thrive in the 21st century, which will, in turn, help them become that much more productive in today’s society.
Language teachers are strongly encouraged to incorporate various forms of technology to support their teaching, engage students in the learning process, provide authentic examples of the target culture, and connect their classrooms to Israel, where the target language is spoken. In addition, certain technology tools enable teachers to differentiate instruction and adapt classroom activities and homework assignments, thus enhancing the language learning experience and making the target language more accessible to all learners.
Learning how to leverage technology in the world language classroom can have a transformative impact on your students.
PBLL - Project Based Learning Language - למידת שפה מבוססת פרויקט
Let’s look at how to approach teaching languages to today’s generations of students.
Project Based Language Learning (PBLL) is an innovative pedagogy based on the principles of Project Based Learning (PBL). Research has shown that PBL can promote student learning and may be more effective than traditional instruction in learning a foreign/second language.
972 Education provides on-line and on-site professional development services, based on the teacher’s prior training and experience, to help Hebrew teachers design and adapt projects for their own classrooms, facilitate projects, build classroom culture, and assess student learning. After our PBLL workshop, we provide on-site Sustained Support Visits, as research and experience shows that follow-up is necessary for successful professional development, transformation of practice, and the sustainability of PBLL.
The workshop will include Theory and Practicum.
First off, kol ha kavod כל הכבוד(Respect)!, and best of luck to you! You are embarking on the experience of a lifetime.
Did you know that your Hebrew needs to be at a certain level to even be drafted, and better yet for many of the most desirable positions? Do you want to feel like one of the חבר׳ה hevre? You need to get to know Israeli culture, and improve your Hebrew before you get to Israel!
972 Education provides:
Intensive, Tailored Hebrew Language Instruction and Israeli Culture Instruction for Business Purposes.
Do you have a business relationship with an Israeli Business?
Learning other languages, and understanding the culture of the people who speak them, is a 21st century skill that is vital to success in the global environment in which our students will live and work.
Hebrew is becoming increasingly relevant in the world of international business, and mastery of the Hebrew language has pragmatic benefits as Israel’s influence in world markets continues to expand. Israel has the third-largest number of companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and is recognized worldwide as being at the cutting-edge of technology development. Israel is a giant when it comes to innovation, a global leader in R&D spending and VC investment, and home to global R&D centers for companies such as Google, Apple, and IBM. In light of Israel’s growing influence and prominence, fluency in Hebrew, and modern secular Israeli culture, are significant assets for students’ futures as well as for companies doing business with Israel, and Israelis.
Nelson Mandela once said: “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”
Understanding the language of Israel, and becoming familiar with its culture, promotes a common corporate culture that helps the working relationships between the employee and their counterparts, facilitates communication, aids in creating stable working relationships, and increases the efficiency that come with effective communication, and personal and professional camaraderie.