Distance Learning with Unpacked for Educators

We’re here to help with remote teaching in the coming weeks.

Many educational institutions are closed temporarily as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. To help with your distance learning needs, we’ve put together a selection of tools and resources to keep students engaged while they’re at home.

Videos & Quizzes

Share our content with your students and deepen their knowledge with easy to run Kahoot! quizzes.

Classes

Let our educators carry some of the burden and have your students join others from schools around the globe.

How-To Webinars

Learn best practices for using videos, films and our resources as part of your distance learning toolbox.

Feature-Length Films

Watch our award-winning films and facilitate conversation using our educational screening guides.

Videos & Quizzes

We picked our top videos for sharing with your students. Each video contains additional teaching resources, activities, Kahoot! quizzes, and discussion questions that can be used for review.

The Women of Zionism

You’ve heard of Golda Meir, but there are many lesser-known women who contributed significantly to the State of Israel, before and after its establishment.

The Jewish Connection to the Land

The West Bank is better known in Israel as Judah and Samaria. Why do the Jewish People have their own name for this area of Israel?

Herzl: The Zionist Dream of a Jewish State

A telling of Herzl’s story, from his experience at the infamous Dreyfus Affair to his eventual establishment of the annual Zionist Congress in 1897.

Rescuing the Wandering Jew

A discussion on the “ingathering of exiles” or “kibbutz galuyot,” the Jews Israel brought from around the world to their homeland since its inception.

What is Zionism?

Zionism, a relatively recent term coined by Nathan Birnbaum in 1891, is the ideology that the Jewish people should return to their national homeland. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, there’s a lot more to it.

Weird Ways Israel Won its War of Independence

This video focuses on two critical pieces of Israel’s War of Independence: the Davidka cannon and the Burma road.

Capturing Eichmann: Operation Finale

In 1961, Israel captured one of the greatest villains of the 20th century, the architect of “The Final Solution,” Adolf Eichmann. This class discusses Israel’s initiative, process and action.

What are the Israeli Settlements?

This video is the first in a mini-series about settlements. It lays down the background of what settlements are, when they began, and what led up to their creation.

1972 Olympics: The Munich Massacre

The story of “Black September”: the terrorists’ actions; the botched German rescue attempt; the international reaction; and Israel’s response.

History of Hatikvah, Israel’s National Anthem

While some students may be familiar with the words of Hatikvah, do they know their meaning, or the anthem’s complex backstory?

How to Kahoot! Remotely

Using Kahoot! in a classroom setting is a breeze, and there are two easy ways to run Kahoot! games for remote teaching. Check out our guide that explains how to use Kahoot! with online learning.

How-To Webinar

Learn best practices for using videos, films and our resources as part of your distance learning toolbox.

New to Unpacked for Educators?

Our website is packed with educational resources you can use for online teaching. 

Videos

All of our videos come complete with questions for discussion, reflection, and review, plus further learning activities.

The Weekly

Our popular weekly newsletter analyzes Israeli current events, and contains many supplementary materials to help you build a lesson plan.

Review: Summation and questions to reinforce understanding.

1 of 6

Reflection & discussion questions to get students talking.

2 of 6

Learning activities.

3 of 6

Further Reading: Additional external materials.

4 of 6

Download or print the full educational guide.

5 of 6

Ready-to-use Kahoots! for additional learning

6 of 6

FAQs

Using Google Classroom (or whatever system you have set up), share a link to our video or film with your students. Make use of all our supporting materials to create discussions, questions for review, and Kahoot! quizzes.

Using Kahoot! in a classroom setting is a breeze, and there are two easy ways to run Kahoot! games for remote teaching. Check out our guide that explains how to use Kahoot! with online learning.

All of the live classes will be run by our educators, for you AND your entire class. 

Check out all of our upcoming live classes, and follow the “register” link, which will lead you to a Zoom sign up form. After you fill in your information, we’ll email you a link for participating in the live class.

After you register for a live class, we’ll email you a link for joining the class on Zoom. Share that link with your students and ask them to join the Zoom 5 minutes before the start of the class.

Students will be able to join in with audio or by texting in the Zoom chat to ask questions and participate. 

Yes! You can share our feature films with your classroom for free. The streaming link will be available to you for as long as precautionary health measures are being taken with distance learning. 

Send us a message, and one of our educators will be in touch. We’re all in this together.