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?
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By Mindy Gold [This article is the first in a four-part series featuring recent graduates of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI). MTEI is a two-year journey of discovery, helping educational leaders transform their educational communities into places where teachers … [Read more...] about From Lead Administrator to Lead Educator
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 Ellen Rank and Mindy Gold “On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you describe yourself vis á vis the value of hesed? What would be different about your life if you could magically rise up a couple of notches on the scale? What advice would you give yourself to take steps toward p … [Read more...] about Helping Educators Thrive: An Online Experiment in Cross-Network Learning and Collaboration
By Miriam Raider-Roth The essential, insider knowledge of educational leaders and teachers often goes untapped. To help bring practitioners’ knowledge into wider view, the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI) has joined together with our participants to investigate p … [Read more...] about Learning Through Inquiry: The Power of Practitioner Research in Jewish Education