By Alex Pomson Recently, I’ve been interviewing Jewish day school educators about how they’ve tried to provide meaningful educational experiences to students over virtual platforms. These have been some of the most humbling professional conversations I’ve ever conducted. I w … [Read more...] about Choosing to be a Jewish Educator: Concepts with which to climb the cliff face
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The first-ever National Jewish Educator Census (the Census) is currently conducting a count of the number of Jewish educators across multiple sectors of American Jewish life, as well as other information that will help Jewish education attract new educators, return educators to … [Read more...] about First-ever National Jewish Educator Census Underway
By Arielle Levites When my youngest child started preschool she cried all day long. Erika, a veteran teacher, held her for hours and comforted her. After two long days my little one (now a great big four-year old) was ready to look around, make friends and explore her … [Read more...] about What Will Happen to Jewish Preschool and the Teachers our Children Love?
Eight communities and local organizations have been selected to participate in the first strand of a three-part, comprehensive research project addressing the recruitment, retention, and development of educators working in Jewish settings in North America, led by CASJE … [Read more...] about Eight Communities / Organizations Selected for Major Study on the Recruitment, Retention, and Development of Educators in Jewish Settings in North America
By Dr. Bill Robinson On January 13th and 14th, we are gathering together doers, thinkers, and visionaries from across the field of Jewish education to answer a question, our teacher Jonathan Woocher (z”l), posed in 2013. Twentieth-century Jewish education was designed to a … [Read more...] about Striving for Shlemut: An Emerging Approach to Jewish Education