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Summer 2019 Institutes
Location Dates Price Tracks
New Jersey Wilshire Grand Hotel, West Orange, NJ June 24th-27th, 2019

Double Room: $830

Single Room: $1130

Commuter: $630

iTaLAM 1

iTaLAM 2

iTaLAM 3

iTaLAM 4

TaL AM 4

iTaLAM 2 Torah

(TaL AM 5)*

Jerusalem Ramat Rachel July 15th-18th, 2019 Double Room: $830 Single Room: $1130 Commuter: $630

iTaLAM 1

iTaLAM 2

iTaLAM 3

iTaLAM 4

TaL AM 4

iTaLAM 2 Torah

(TaL AM 5)*

*Contingent on minimum participation


Cancellation Policy
  • Up to 14 days before the institute: full refund
  • Up to 7 days before the institute: 50% refund of the full price
  • After 7 days before the institute, or non-attendance: 20% refund of the full price

Important Info

iTaL AM 1, 2 , 3, 4  & TaL AM 1, 4, 5  Training Institutes in parallel tracks are offered in different locations twice during the year:

The Part 1 or Summer Institute presents theory and methodology underlying the program, and introduces the units studied during the first half of the school year. The Part 2 (mid-year or Winter) Institute is devoted to the units studied during the second half of the school year, while continuing to expand on the pedagogical approach of TaL AM.

  •  Tracks:
    • TaL AM 1*
    • iTaLAM 1
    • TaL AM 2 + iTaLAM 2
    • TaL AM 3 + iTaLAM 3
    • TaL AM 4*
    • iTaLAM 4
    • TaL AM 5*
    • Torah & Parasha*

*Please do not make travel arrangements until we confirm the availability of this track.

  • In grades 2 and 3, iTaLAM and TaL AM are fully integrated and complementary to one another. Therefore, if you register for one of these grades, you will be training for both iTaLAM and TaL AM.
  • When you make your travel arrangements, please plan to arrive prior to the start of the program and depart after its conclusion.

Institute Benefits

The institutes enable participants to:

  • Study the brain-based learning principles of TaL AM.
  • Learn the methodology of Communicative & Heritage Language and Literacy Development.
  • Become acquainted with the content, concepts, skills and material of the program.
  • Observe TaL AM instruction on videotaped lessons of classes studying with the program.
  • Learn how to assess students’ achievements and use results for planned instruction.
  • Observe alternative teaching approaches and ways of organizing the classroom.
  • Fine-tune instructional skills to serve students’ varied learning styles and needs.
  • Learn to prepare a classroom portfolio and utilize it to communicate the achievements of each student, the curriculum learned, and its linkage to the next grade.

Winter 2019 Institutes

Winter 2019 iTaLAM training is fast approaching. Hurry to secure a place at the training.

 

 >>REGISTER HERE<<

 

Come to learn about the new and significant innovations in iTaLAM in addition to learning about the content and the Learning Management System (LMS) at the Winter Institute 2019:

 

  • iTaLAM Holidays for first grade and fourth grade Training for iTaLAM Torah: Parashat Bereishit, Noah, Lech Lecha, Vayera and Chayei Sarah

     

    A new digital assessment test for iTaLAM 3 Training for administrators and coordinators  New, sophisticated reports in iTaLAM

 

This year, we are offering tracks specifically for principals and Jewish & Hebrew Studies coordinators and administrators as well as a track for veteran teachers. Keep an eye on your email for further information.

 

 >>REGISTER HERE<<

 

Location Dates Grades Price
New Jersey Wilshire Grand Hotel, West Orange, NJ 07052 February 11th – 12th, 2019
  • iTaLAM 1
  • iTaLAM 2
  • Double Room: $410
  • Single Room: $480
  • Commuter: $340
  • Meals included 
February 11th – 12th, 2019
  • Principals/Administrators
  • Single Room: Only $300 for a single room
  • Meals included
  • Commuter: $150
February 11 OR 12, 2019
  • YOM SHEKULO TORAH – A day dedicated to introducing the methodology of teaching Torah with iTaLAM using the digital and print materials. One day special for iTaLAM Torah teachers
  • Commuter: Complimentary
  • Meals included  
February 13th – 14th,2019
  • iTaLAM 1 **
  • iTaLAM 3
  • iTaLAM 4
  • Torah: Parashot Bereishit, Noah, Lech Lecha, Vayera and Chayei Sarah
  • Double Room: $410
  • Single Room: $480
  • Commuter: $340
  • Meals included  

 

 >>REGISTER HERE<<

 

** iTaLAM 1 on February 13-14 will be offered contingent on minimum participation

TaLAM 5 training is only available online. Click here to register.

 


 

Where and when will it take place?

  • New Jersey: February 11th-14th, 2019

What do you need to bring to the training institute?

  • A computer: It is best to bring the device you use in class, a laptop or a chromebook (on an iPad, you cannot use the Learning Management System – LMS). Therefore, we recommend that you bring a Windows laptop or a Chromebook).
  • Your teacher username and password for iTaLAM (if you have one)
  • A good mood and a willingness to learn and share

Why is it worth your while to participate?

  • You will become teachers who are proficient in integrating technology and learning
  • Your students’ achievements will improve
  • You will become part of a group of quality teachers in Hebrew and Judaism and you will be given encouragement, empowerment and new ideas for teaching

NEW! What can you do if you are unable to participate?

  • You can register for long distance teacher training. Click here for details, cost and registration information. At this point in the year, only courses for Torah and principals/coordinators are open for new registrations.

NEW! Personalized learning with iTaLAM

  • This year, we are offering tracks specifically for principals and Jewish & Hebrew Studies coordinators and administrators as well as a track for veteran teachers. Keep an eye on your email for further information.

We look forward to greeting you. 

The iTaLAM and TaL AM Team