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A new blended learning 'citizenship' curriculum is being implemented at the Amakim-Tavor School. The eZrachut program is housed on a virtual learning space which speaks the language of the students and thus produces high motivation for learning. The program combines classroom instruction with computerized activity done as homework. Classroom instruction takes place in a regular class, which has a computer and a projector (not at a computer lab), and include, among others, presentation of the products the students produced for homework.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012
The David Project, a non-profit Israel education organization which provides curricula and teacher training for over 100 high and middle day and community schools across North America, has opened registration for its Teacher Training Institute for educators interested in adopting one or more of its Israel curricula. The two tracks of the institute will be held in Boston, MA between July 16 and 19, 2012.
Updated: May. 31, 2012
Na’ale Elite Academy Program in Israel offers 9th and 10th grade students who display academic excellence a fully subsidized three year high school program in Israel. The program includes Hebrew Ulpan, all academic studies until graduation, extracurricular activities, full room and board, as well as many other exciting benefits. Na’ale has been operating for many years and with much success for young people from South Africa, South America, and all over Europe. Due to demand, Na’ale has expanded to include all of North America, the U.K., Australia, and more.
Updated: May. 02, 2012
Applications are being accepted for an intensive three-week seminar on “Jewish Thought and the Good Society: Politics, Economics and the Human Person,” which will be held from June 25 - July 12, 2012 at Yale University in New Haven, CT. The seminar is designed to explore ideas of the most important classical and modern thinkers, Jewish and Western, on the subjects of authority, virtue, justice, freedom, membership, and a just and humane political economy. The program is open to current high school juniors, high school seniors, and recent graduates of Jewish day schools in North America.
Updated: Apr. 03, 2012
This article examines the ways that, in Holocaust education in Jewish schools in Melbourne and New York at the beginning of the 21st century, knowledge of the Holocaust is transferred to students in chronological form. It begins by asking: What work do chronological narratives do within the Holocaust historical narratives offered within Jewish high school classrooms? In order to explore this question, examples from curricula and interviews with the teachers are explored.
Updated: Mar. 20, 2012
The Center for Israel Education (CIE) and the Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel (ISMI) in Atlanta, GA will again be holding a week - long professional development workshop on the history, culture and politics of Modern Israel for teachers of grades 5-12 this summer on June 24-29, 2012. During the workshop, teachers encounter new content material, create curriculum, review and learn new teaching strategies
Updated: Mar. 06, 2012
High school students from around the world spend five weeks (July 1 - August 3, 2012) together, building their knowledge and friendships at Drisha Institute. Known as the Dr. Beth Samuels High School Program, it provides young women with an opportunity to immerse in the study of classical Jewish texts, including Tanakh, Talmud, Halakha and Philosophy. Students live together and engage in both academic and social activities throughout the month.
Updated: Feb. 28, 2012
Mechon Hadar is opening its doors to high school students! In this new 6-week (June 24-August 4, 2012) program, a select group of high school students will join the larger Yeshivat Hadar beit midrash in creating passionate and meaningful Jewish community during the summer session. Over the course of six weeks, students will learn, sing, daven, and spend Shabbat together, experiencing a powerful example of a community living it.
Updated: Feb. 28, 2012
Since its establishment in 2006, Jewish Spirit (Ruach Yehudit) has become Israel's largest and leading educational program in the field of Jewish identity. The central goal of the program is experiential learning of basic Jewish values through emphasis on the Zionist dimension and the relevance of Jewish values to modern society. The Jewish Spirit staff is comprised of young academics, trained in Jewish philosophy and culture, who work in full collaboration with the schools’ professional staff. The program is currently working in over 60 schools across the country.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2012
Peter Eckstein posts & reflects about his experiences working with a group of teens associated with the iCenter’s MZ Teen Israel Internship program which follows up on teens’ Israel summer experiences, through a framework consisting of a series of yearlong educational and social activities.
Updated: Jan. 03, 2012