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The Institute for University-School Partnership presents an array of online continuing education webinars for teachers, administrators, support coordinators and lay leaders for Fall 2009. The webinars cover five areas: Leadership, Differentiated Instruction, Social-Emotional Skill Building, Enhancing Jewish Studies and Interactive Media.
Updated: Nov. 08, 2009
Join Hidden Sparks for the Fall 2009 Semester of Hidden Sparks Without Walls, an online and audio conference accessible from home or school. The Hidden Sparks Without Walls initiative is designed to strengthen an educator's knowledge and practice in working with diverse learners. The program offers free short-term distance classes for teachers, educators and administrators in Jewish day schools and yeshivot, to give them the tools to enhance the ways in which children learn and behave. It also enables teachers across similar or diverse disciplines to share ideas, curriculum, and talk about their practice.
Updated: Nov. 04, 2009
Learning to be Present: How Hevruta Learning Can Activate Teachers' Relationships to Self, Other and Text
This article focuses on the ways hevruta learning can contribute to teachers' capacity to be present to self, other, subject matter and the cultural context in which the learning occurred. Hevruta learning, when conceptualized for the purposes of teachers' professional development, brings to the fore both the interpretive and relational aspects of the learning process. The theoretical frameworks of philosophical hermeneutics and relational psychology infuse our design of hevruta learning as well as our analysis of teachers' unfolding awareness of presence.
Updated: Oct. 14, 2009
In this article, Beverly A. Buncher offers suggestions for transitioning teachers into using active learning. She cites research indicating that providing a school wide infrastructure which supports teacher growth on an ongoing basis will get teachers to take the leap to research-based practice.
Updated: Oct. 13, 2009
Institute For University-School Partnership Continuing Education & Professional Development Webinars
The Yeshiva University's Institute for University-School Partnership presents an array of online continuing education webinars for teachers, administrators, support coordinators and lay leaders for Fall, 2009. Participation is free. The webinars will cover five areas: Leadership, Differentiated Instruction, Social-Emotional Skill Building, Enhancing Jewish Studies and Interactive Media.
Updated: Sep. 07, 2009
This online workshop includes video segments from a workshop presented in Baltimore, Maryland. The guidelines and methodological suggestions in these video segments are at the core of every teacher workshop and conference presented by the Museum. They are offered here for teachers who are unable to attend a professional development program presented by the Museum. In addition to video of the actual workshop session, segments include historical and artifact photographs, text, and links to related sites within the Museum’s Web site.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2009
The Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators is a year-long professional program aimed at training a cadre of expert teachers who are active throughout Australia. The objective of the Gandel Program is to form an active and organized network of Australian educators committed to teaching about the Holocaust and its universal implications, using an interdisciplinary and age-appropriate approach.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2009
Darim Online has announced two new programs for this coming year. Darim Educator Fellows - An Intensive Semester of Hands-On Professional Development and Darim Online - Webinar Series and Online Community for Professional Learning.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2009
Hundreds of schools across England are to become specialist centers of Holocaust education under a national scheme launched recently. The plan, which will be rolled out in 300 schools, forms part of the new £1.5 million Holocaust education program run by London University’s Institute of Education. The Holocaust Education Development Program (HEDP) will provide extensive specialist training for 3,500 teachers - one from every secondary in England.
Updated: Aug. 02, 2009
This year, the National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) will offer its Seminar for College and K-12 Teachers of Hebrew on October 31-Nov 1, 2009, at the University of Arizona Tucson. The Seminar will be co-chaired by Shmuel Bolozky and Anat Maimon.
Updated: Jul. 02, 2009