"I think it is always helpful to have existing knowledge reinforced and get new suggestions."
"This provides me with ideas about great experiential learning programs."
"This was amazing and I am so surprised to…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on July 5, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments
Check out this blog post from the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education. They're launching a new website that is a resource for those interested in the question: How can we make day schools excellent places for teachers to learn and grow? It features practical, field-tested…Continue
This past week, a dynamic conference on 21st century Jewish learning, titled edJEWcon 5772.0, was held in Jacksonville, FL, organized and hosted by the Mrtin J. Gottlieb Day School. Twenty-one day schools from all points on the day school spectrum and fourteen “partner” organizations participated. The participants were treated to a dazzling set of presentations demonstrating how technology and 21st century learning principles (including the “5 C’s”: create, connect, communicate, collaborate,…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on May 3, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments
Are you going to be in San Diego this summer? Check out the Star Family Summer Camp for families who are looking to enjoy San Diego while learning about evolution and Judaisms's appoach to creation and responses to Darwinism. Check out more information here, and read the blurb below!
The Star Family Summer Camp is interactive and intergenerational, educational and fun, Jewish and universal – just like your…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on April 26, 2012 at 10:19am — No Comments
The recently published issue of the annual alumni magazine for the Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel included a few profiles of innovative Jewish education models. We're republishing them here. Take a look!
There’s a new face of Jewish education in Chicago: the Jewish Enrichment Center, founded and directed…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on April 11, 2012 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Check out this article from Jeffrey Kress, published in the Jewish Week, about what it means to try and make schools "more like camp." Check it out, and then post your comments below!
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on February 13, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments
The new issue of Sh’ma Magazine includes an article by Pam Edelman on “Co-Creation: The New Imperative” The article discusses the spreading phenomenon of parents who are taking an active role as “prosumers” in creating Jewish learning opportunities for their children and families. (Pam is herself one such parent, as a founder of Yerusha, a “Jewish learning laboratory” in Princeton, NJ, testing a new…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on February 2, 2012 at 12:18pm — 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
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
It's almost the New Year, which means it's time for looking back at the previous year, and looking forward to the new. For those of you interested in education technology, here's on article on, "The top 5 ed tech developments of 2011 that weren't." And for everyone, here's an article from eJewish Philanthropy, "…Continue
Added by Reyzl Geselowitz on December 21, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments
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