HaYidion: RAVSAK's Journal of Jewish Education: Taking Measure

Published: 
Fall, 2015

Source: HaYidion – Fall 2015

 

Assessment is a critical function at all levels of day schools. From the classroom to the boardroom, the faculty to the head, every stakeholder and every aspect of school operations stand to benefit from evaluation. Nonetheless, thinking about assessment, and the vehicles for achieving it, are changing in many ways parallel to other aspects of school design. This issue offers reflections about assessment, various and novel ways of achieving it, and discussion of outcomes that can result from successful measurement.

Among the articles in this issue are:

  • Early Assessment for Effective Intervention - Karen Gazith
  • Assessing Tefillah? – Susan Wall
  • Developing a Culture of Board Leadership through the Rigor of Assessment - Ann F. Cohen
  • Ensuring our Students Become Mensches - Jennifer L. Friedman
  • 21st Century Assessments in Jewish Day Schools - Diana Wilmot
  • Counting and Recounting: Assessment and the Quest for Accountability - Lee S. Shulman
  • Documenting Core Values: A Pluralism Audit in a Day School - Joel Alter
  • Evaluating the Delivery of Values in a Day School Setting - Yonatan Rosner and J.B. Sacks
  • Surveys, Feedback Loops and Continuous Improvement - Sacha Litman
  • Looking Under the Hood: What Happens When We Send 8th Graders to Israel? - Alex Pomson
  • Holding Yourself to a High Standard of Quality When Using Assessments - Stacie Cherner
  • The Student Assessment Outlook - Jefferson Burnett, Amada Torres, and Whitney Work
  • Beyond Attainment: Examining Student Growth - Damian Betebenner
  • Made to Measure: Teacher Assessment and Evaluation in Jewish Schools - Jennifer Lewis
  • Documenting Core Values: A Pluralism Audit in a Day School - Joel Alter
  • Made to Measure: Teacher Assessment and Evaluation in Jewish Schools - Jennifer Lewis
  • Teacher Supervision? Professional Development? Or Both? - Benjamin Mann and Steven Lorch
  • The Role of Trust in Measuring Teacher Performance - Rebecca M. Solomon
  • JDS Reform: Starting with Data - Jon Ben-Asher
  • Using Standardized Assessments to Drive Instruction - Joanie Silverman
  • A Creativity Rubric - Judd Kruger Levingston
  • Embracing Standardized Tests for Student Growth - Alanna Kotler
Updated: Nov. 04, 2015
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