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This year's Jed Network meetup will include topics you are passionate about and a chance to hear selected participants reflect and share their successes and challenges with EdTech in Jewish education. We also are planning a Jewish education vendor playground and a giveaway of some pretty cool swag.
Updated: Jun. 20, 2018
On April 30, 2018, the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University hosted a conference entitled Inside Jewish Day Schools, where educators in the field and researchers studying it got a chance to hear from each other. The conference, co-chaired by Jon Levisohn and Jonathan Krasner, engaged a series of panelists who offered views on a range of issues, as well as facilitated sessions that explored those topics in deeper ways. The evening consisted of dinner and a viewing of clips from the edu-documentary Race to Nowhere that attendees then discussed. The two days were informative, rich, and thought-provoking.
Updated: May. 30, 2018
Our Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis conference this year, chaired by my colleague Jonathan Krasner and me, focused on Jewish day schools. But more specifically, we wanted to draw attention to questions of teaching and learning. Hence our title: “Inside Jewish Day Schools.” Some of our plenary sessions explored questions of race and ethnicity, class and economic justice, and gender and sexuality. Other sessions focused on pluralism, teacher preparation, and teachers’ conceptions of purposes, as well as on the teaching and learning of classical Jewish texts, Hebrew language, and Israel.
Updated: May. 16, 2018
Join The Idea Institute (formerly the I.D.E.A. Schools Network) for our fifth annual Summer Sandbox (Aug 6– 8, 2018), an opportunity for K-12 Jewish and General Studies educators to explore creativity and innovation in a hands-on, interactive way. With workshops in project-based learning, Design Thinking, STEAM education, and more, the Sandbox gives you the knowledge and experience you need to reimagine your school and classroom. We're excited that Upstart, a Sandbox sponsor, will be joining us, to lead our Design Thinking sessions.
Updated: May. 16, 2018
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in partnership with Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Center for Modern Torah Leadership, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, Midreshet Ein HaNatziv, Midreshet Lindenbaum, SAR High School, Torah in Motion, Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa, and Yeshivat Maharat is proud to invite all Judaic Studies teachers as well as lovers of serious Tanakh and Mahshavah study to the sixteenth annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought. This year’s Yemei Iyun will take place Sunday, June 24th – Monday, June 25 2018 | 11-12 Tamuz 5778 at SAR High School.
Updated: May. 09, 2018
Building upon the previous successes of the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel (ISMI), CIE offers the CIE/ISMI Educator Enrichment Workshop on Modern Israel: a five-day opportunity for educators and educational leaders to deepen their understanding of Israel’s history, politics, economy and culture, while cultivating participants’ skills in classroom application and best practices. After collaborating with experts and peers, and honing their instructional practices, Educator Enrichment Workshop alumni are uniquely positioned to foster understanding of the significance of Zionism and the State of Israel in Jewish and world history for generations of students.
Updated: May. 02, 2018
The International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for this year’s session of the Continuing Workshop on University Teaching of Hebrew Language. The workshop will take place in Jerusalem on 8-12 July 2018 / 25-29 Tammuz 5778, and will focus on the relationship between Modern and Classical Hebrew, with special attention to practical teaching strategies.
Updated: Mar. 28, 2018
MOFET Institute is pleased to invite you to the annual summer event of the International Channel, the International Online Forum of Hebrew Teachers as an Additional language, and the Channel for Peer Meetings at the Mofet Institute. This year's event also includes two meetings, which will take place on Monday and Tuesday, July 9-10, 2018, at the Mofet Institute in Tel Aviv. The first event, on Monday, July 9, will be devoted to research on teaching Hebrew. The second event, on Tuesday, July 10, will focus on practice - programs, methods, and tools for teaching Hebrew
Updated: Mar. 21, 2018
Join educational leaders from around the world for a unique, inspiring experience in teaching and learning Tanakh at Herzog College’s annual Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh to be held on July 15-19, 2018. A variety of course offerings in multiple languages, including classes in pedagogic methodology and field study will enable you to take advantage of Herzog College’s rich experience of inspiring educators.
Updated: Mar. 13, 2018
The Shalom Hartman Institute’s 2018 Community Leadership Program Summer Retreat (CLP), which draws more than 100 Jewish community leaders from North America to the Institute's Jerusalem campus every summer, is scheduled to be held June 20 - 27, 2018. The theme for 2018 will be: "Derech Eretz: Building Character and Building Society." Join us this summer for a timely exploration of character development and ethical leadership in the Jewish tradition.
Updated: Mar. 04, 2018