J-STEAM is an approach that integrates modern technology and pedagogy with timeless Jewish learning. By Jared Matas Every fall, as students and teachers start another school year, the Jewish calendar also restarts and Jews around the world start the annual Torah reading by … [Read more...] about Are Your Students Partners in Creation?
By Amy Gold It’s been exactly a month since I returned from a weeklong institute at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. I completed a course, LEV: Leadership an Evolving Vision, with 130 educators from around the world. We were a diverse group from 15 countries and 20 US st … [Read more...] about Head of School Goes Back to School
By Rabbi Elchanan Poupko There is no Jewish institution or organization as vital to Jewish life and Jewish Day Schools. Millions of Jews migrated to the United States and Canada in the 1800s and the early 1900s, most of whom assimilated and disappeared. It wasn’t the large s … [Read more...] about 10 Things Day Schools Must Do to Remain Competitive
By Tal Grinfas-David
teachers in Los Angeles incorporate Israel in thoughtful ways
throughout their curriculum. A Denver teacher’s entire classroom
approach changes after she experiences a lesson on water resources in
Israel. A formerly floundering community program i … [Read more...] about Israel Education:
Is Your School Ready?
By Mimi Schneirov A school teacher holds up a teddy bear made by her grandfather for her mother that represents a story about military service, memory, and Jewish identity. She is one of twenty-nine educators that gathered at the National Museum of American Jewish History … [Read more...] about Teaching American Jewish History as Talmud