Frequently Asked Questions
The following e-learning courses are recommended for classroom use:
* Resistance Basics
* Living and Surviving in the Partisans
* Women in the Partisans
* Antisemitism in the Partisans
These courses come with accompanying study guides with discussion questions you can use after viewing the E-Learning course. For best results with your students:
1. Preview your course and print out the study guide.
2. Click 'Turn Questions Off' button (disables quizzes).
3. Advise students that the course is aimed at training teachers, and to think about how they would teach others about the materials they are about to view.
4. Play the video from the beginning, skipping past the 'How to Use...' chapter (second-from-last).
5. Pause from time to time for student questions. When you get to the end of the course, use the discussion questions from the study guide to stimulate further conversation.
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The JPEF E-Learning platform is free to users areound the world, thanks to the kind generosity of our donors and supporters.
We reccomend using the following versions of web browsers to be compatible with the E-Learning site:
- Internet Explorer 6.x and later
- Firefox 2.x and later
- Opera 7 and later
- Safari 6.x and later
- Camino 1.x and later
- Google Chrome
We are currently not producing any more classes. If you would like to request one, please email email@example.com with your suggestions.
Most people have never heard of the 20,000-30,000 Jews who fought back against the Nazis as Jewish partisans. These Jews were responsible for blowing up thousands of armored convoys and thwarting the Nazi war machine in countless ways. This information has the power to transform people's perception of the Jewish experience during the Holocaust.
The mission of JPEF is to develop and distribute effective educational materials about the Jewish partisans and their life lessons, bringing the celebration of heroic resistance against tyranny into educational and cultural organizations. JPEF has produced a comprehensive and thought-provoking new curriculum called RESIST, designed to transmit the enduring understandings arising from the stories of the Jewish partisans. With layers of interactivity unprecedented in most any curriculum, RESIST is designed for 6th-12th grade students in formal and informal settings and is now being implemented in Jewish and secular schools worldwide.
There are currently 11 lessons available on a variety of subjects related to the Jewish partisans:
- Resistance Basics
- Tactics of Resistance Part 1
- Tactics of Resistance Part 2
- Strengthening Jewish Pride
- Ethics of War
- Finding Leadership
- Teaching with Defiance Part 1
- Teaching with Defiance Part 2
- Women in the Partisans
- Antisemitism in the Partisans
- Living and Surviving in the Partisans
Free continuing education units (CEUs) are now available from Torou College for successfully completing JPEF E-Learning courses.
For more information on receiving CEUs and and other professional development credits, go to http://elearning.jewishpartisans.org/CEU