By Yedida Bessemer I love GPS, and especially my WAZE app. It keeps track of “milestones” and gives me the step-by-step directions I need to reach my destination. It also provides alternate routes if I wish to avoid the freeway or traffic. Similar to GPS, Standards and Ben … [Read more...] about Israel Education: Where are We Going and How are We Getting There?
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No matter which Jewish summer camp children attend, they will likely come away with the message that Hebrew is a part of Jewish life. By Sharon Avni, Sarah Bunin Benor and Jonathan Krasner “Chanichim, follow your madrichim to the teatron for peulat erev.” For those not c … [Read more...] about Hebrew at Camp is about Connection, Not Proficiency: Results of a New Survey
The Kohelet Foundation announced today the inaugural year of its Kohelet Prize. The unrestricted $36,000 prize will be awarded to educators or teams of educators, who currently work in Jewish day schools and whose work skillfully demonstrates a progressive approach to … [Read more...] about Kohelet Foundation Launches Kohelet Prize
The Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE) will merge with the Reform Youth Professionals Association (RYPA), bringing into one organization all Reform Jewish professionals who engage and educate youth in synagogues, camps, and other Jewish entities. The merger will take … [Read more...] about Professional Associations of Reform Educators and Youth Professionals to Merge
By Eran Vaisben, Ed.D In 2008 I served as the Education Director at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame, California. It was my first year in this position and I was curious to know how my religious school students were learning at their elementary and middle schools in the … [Read more...] about Don’t Stand Idly By; Join the Education Tech Revolution