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The Darim Learning Network for Educators is a new program for congregational and complementary educators who work with middle and high school students. It will be an online community of educators interested in improving their teaching by integrating educational technologies and new media into it while engaging in collaborative learning.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008
A blog written by high school students, for high school students, Oznia is a collective of young bloggers and activists, dedicated to gathering exciting, engaging and challenging nuggets about Israel and Zionism
Updated: Apr. 29, 2008
Debbie Findling and Simone Schweber, Teaching the Holocaust (Los Angeles, CA: Torah Aura Productions, 2007)
With the publication of Teaching the Holocaust, Simone Schweber and Debbie Findling offer Holocaust educators a new handbook to navigate the abundance of available resources. Schweber and Findling draw on their own experiences as seasoned Holocaust educators, as well as a substantive array of primary and secondary sources, to produce this concise, informative, and useful resource for teachers.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008
'A Judaism That Does Not Hide': Teaching the Documentary Hypothesis in a Pluralistic Jewish High School
This article analyzes the experiences of students at a pluralistic Jewish high school learning the documentary hypothesis in biblical scholarship as an approach to reading the biblical text. The author examines selected student writings, locating her analysis of student experience in the context of her particular institution. She classifies student experience by type, and argues that for all students, learning the documentary hypothesis is ultimately not only defensible but beneficial to their theological and intellectual growth. The author responds to a number of possible concerns about the risks of this curricular choice.
Updated: Mar. 26, 2008