By Rob France The last twenty years has seen the rapid rise of experiential education. What you learn is who you meet; what you learn is how you feel. The message is the message, but the medium is also the message. Birthright Israel, the rise of cohort-based fellowships and … [Read more...] about What Happens When Experiential Education Is Just a Screen in a Different Room?
experiential Jewish education
What if Jewish education were to become a discipline that adopted particular Jewish ways of educating? What would it look like if how we educate aligned with who we are and what we teach? Can we unearth new ways of teaching that allow us to be more thoughtful, creative and … [Read more...] about Applications Open: The Jewish Pedagogies Circle, a new initiative by M²: Institute for Experiential Jewish Education
By Leeza Negelev and Amalia Mark “It looks just like a living room!” “Oh! The water is warm.” “Is this room for people with disabilities?” Usually, Mayyim Hayyim’s Paula Brody & Family Education Center echoes with voices asking questions and expressing curiosity as … [Read more...] about Experiential Education is a Pedagogy, Not a Place
By Gavriel Goldfeder [This is part one in a four-part series written by graduates of M2: Institute for Experiential Jewish Education’s Senior Educators Cohort.] For the past three years, working for MIT Hillel, I have taught the Jewish Learning Fellowship’s (JLF) Life’s Big … [Read more...] about The Rhythm of a Classroom
By Melissa Cohavi
As someone who has been involved in the Jewish education world for over 20 years, when I took a position four years ago as the Director of Jewish Identity Development (at Congregation B’nai Yisrael in Armonk, New York), at first I saw no difference between J … [Read more...] about Jewish Education and Jewish Identity Development:
Is there a Difference?