Are you looking for a rich and stimulating professional development experience? Look no further! JWA is now accepting applications for its 2012 Institute for Educators, which will be held July 22-26, in Waltham, MA. Participants will work with leading scholars and master teachers and use JWA's online curriculum, Living the Legacy, which explores the role of Jews…Continue
Added by Judith Rosenbaum on January 31, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Recently, Leonard Saxe published an article on eJewish Philanthropy entitled, Engaging Jewish Teens, in which he proposes creating a Jewish service corps that culminates in a meaningful experience of service learning. In response, Matt Grossman wrote an article entitled, Teens Seek Something Greater than…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on January 26, 2012 at 1:08pm — No Comments
The MOFET Institute's Online Academy will be offering two new online courses for the Spring, 2012 (March 4, 2012 - June 17, 2012) semester in addition to its courses in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora. The two new offerings are: "Using Web 2.0 Tools to Transform Teaching and Learning" and "Location Based Learning: An Experimental Learning Method Mediated by Mobile Platforms".
The Academy's main objective is to prepare teachers,…Continue
Added by Reuven Werber on January 15, 2012 at 8:20am — No Comments
Please come look at the new issue of the MOFET JTEC Jewish Education newsletter with Professional Development opportunities, research articles and educational resources.
Sign up for email subscription to the newsletter on MOFET JTEC site: http://jtec.macam.ac.il/portal/
Added by Reuven Werber on January 10, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments
FYI, from a friend who works at Yeshiva University:
Yeshiva University, with support from the Jim Joseph Foundation, is now accepting applications for the second cohort of the Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education, open to emerging and practicing Jewish educators.
We are seeking passionate, creative and motivated individuals who want to impact the Jewish community by establishing or furthering their career in the field of Experiential Jewish Education. Preference…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on January 3, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments
Reprinted from eJewishPhilanthropy.com, http://bit.ly/v6UxKU
In response to this year’s Jewish Futures Conference competition on “prosumerism”, the idea of Yadaim, the Academy of Applied Academics was born. To be clear it was an idea that was in the making for well over a year which crystallized in a competitive context. The competition asked the public to critically think…Continue