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Compelling reasons exist for moving toward inclusion of diverse learners in Jewish day schools. Graduate programs face the challenge of preparing pre- and in-service teachers as effective educators for inclusive settings. While the development of skills is vital, the inculcation of positive attitudes regarding diverse learners may be equally important. This article explores the process of using student work to evaluate students’ attitudes in the context of a course on teaching diverse learners in a Master’s degree program.
Updated: Mar. 15, 2017
Artist as Visionary: Eisner’s Conceptions of Differentiated Instruction and their Contribution to Jewish Education
Just as the artist sees beyond the present to that which exists only in potential, so Elliot Eisner proposed several theories as early as 1963 that find a comfortable landing in today’s educational landscape. This article examines Eisner’s notions of qualitative intelligence, expressive outcomes , and multiple forms of literacy through the modern lens of differentiated instruction, and suggests that these concepts support current needs in Jewish education.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2015
Laya Solomon examines multiple uses of assessments to aid the learning and teaching processes, providing practical suggestions based on research. She focuses on pre-, formative and affective assessments.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012