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Holocaust Education as a Path to Prepare Preservice Social Studies Teachers to Be Social Justice Educators
What lessons does Holocaust education hold for preservice teachers and how does Holocaust education aid their growth as social justice educators? In this qualitative teacher research study we attempt to answer these questions by analyzing the coursework and reflections of 16 social studies preservice teachers (PSTs) as they completed an in-depth study of the Holocaust through historical research, field trips, and reading young adult literature, and designed creative and engaging lessons to teach the Holocaust to secondary social studies students (grades 6-12).
Updated: Jun. 20, 2018
JCC Association of North America has announced the inaugural Sheva Center Leadership Institute for Early Childhood Professionals with the acceptance of 31 educators into a program created to build a pipeline in the field of early childhood education of prepared leadership. The Fellows are all currently educators and administrators in JCCs throughout North America.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2018
The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Hillel International and The Jewish Theological Seminary Launch Joint Masters Program
The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators, Hillel International and The Davidson School of The Jewish Theological Seminary announced a formal partnership to launch a joint MA program in Experiential Jewish Education Set to launch this fall, the three-year program, designed specifically for Hillel professionals, will begin with two years at Pardes in the Pardes Experiential Educators Program, in conjunction with online graduate study, and a third year back on campus. Students will receive an MA in Jewish Education from The Davidson School and will be placed as Senior Jewish Educators at Hillels’ in North America upon graduation.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2018
As a foundation supporting Jewish day schools and overnight camps, AVI CHAI has always been eager to see the maximum number of participants enroll in our various professional development programs. “Filling the cohort” would obviously benefit a large number of institutions, thus increasing the impact of our philanthropy among Jewish youth. But cohort-based learning is not merely a matter of numbers. Early on, we learned that fashioning a group of professionals into an “intentional learning community” profoundly deepens the learning and enhances its durability.
Updated: Jun. 06, 2018
GSEHD Invites Educators to Apply To Its Master's in Curriculum & Instruction With a New, Full-Time Concentration In Jewish Education
The Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the George Washington University is now accepting applications for its Master's in Curriculum & Instruction with a new concentration in Jewish education. The first cohort for this 12-month, 30-credit program on the Foggy Bottom campus in Washington, DC will begin in Summer 2019.
Updated: May. 30, 2018
This study explores preservice teachers' conceptions of assessment and examines whether and how they change during an e-learning basic assessment course. This was done by addressing the following questions: What characterizes preservice teachers’ conceptions of assessment? And to what extent do preservice teachers' assessment conceptions change after participation in a basic assessment course?
Updated: May. 23, 2018
Gratz College is pleased to announce the granting of generous scholarships for up to 65% tuition provided for two graduate programs: Master of Arts in Education - Jewish Instructional Education (36 credits) and Master of Science in Nonprofit Management - Jewish Educational Administration (36 credits). Graduate degrees in Education and Nonprofit Management support greater job competency, increased marketability and more diversified skills for Jewish organizational administrators, day and supplementary school educators, and educators working in Jewish organizations. The fellowship is available to working professionals in the American Jewish community.
Updated: May. 09, 2018
In partnership between the iCenter and the George Washington University, this inaugural cohort offers the only opportunity of its kind: an academic certificate program in Israel education. This one-year hybrid program integrates the best of Israel studies and experiential education. The graduate-level professional Certificate Program in Israel Education provides students the opportunity to take part in a year-long integrative experience that uniquely combines content knowledge, pedagogy, human relations, and site-based experiences, in the creation of a new approach to teaching and learning about Israel.
Updated: Apr. 11, 2018
Hebrew College is seeking nominations for Midcareer Fellows for the Master’s Degree Programs in Jewish Education (MJEd) for students matriculated for Fall 2018. Students in the Midcareer Fellowship Program commit to earning 12 credits a year over the course of three years and receive a 25% merit fellowship, in addition to any need-based aid.
Updated: Mar. 28, 2018
Although most Jewish supplementary religious school principals have graduated from various academic training programs, there are no data about how these programs sufficiently prepare educational leaders. This study examined the essential leadership and management skills of effective Jewish religious school leaders and assessed their preparation to undertake the key challenges of this complex job. This study also investigated the principals’ perceptions about their training and whether they experienced a knowledge gap as school leaders. The respondents felt unprepared to conduct essential tasks—such as working with lay leaders, managing human resources, and planning budgets—after completing their training programs.
Updated: Mar. 13, 2018