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Outcomes in the inter- and intra-personal realms are central to the goals of Jewish education, yet educators often struggle to address them in a meaningful way. In this article, we describe what we learned from facilitating an online community of practice for congregational school leaders and day school educators seeking to enhance their work in promoting social, emotional, and spiritual growth.
Updated: Jan. 30, 2019
Along with the development of programs for social and emotional growth, many congregational learning teams are refocusing their efforts more broadly to include the socio-affective domain. Jewish educators are asking how they may help their students develop social relationships that are embedded with Jewish values. They are seeking to create Jewish learning that nurtures the soul, honors spiritual curiosity, and is relevant to their lives. Jewish educators working in the part-time space are experimenting with a number of models that foster choice and emphasize the value of group work.
Updated: Jun. 01, 2017
Research typically has focused on the benefits of mentoring for those who are mentored by more experienced educators (Odell & Huling, 2000; Feiman-Nemser, 2001). Few studies examine the inherent benefits for the mentors. This study investigates the benefit of the mentoring experience for the veteran educator. It analyzes how the experience has changed the way the mentors view themselves as educational leaders. Based on group and individual interviews, written documents and surveys, the data reveal the personal and professional significance of being part of a structured mentoring community.
Updated: Aug. 02, 2011