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Reading texts closely and discussing and interpreting them with others is a core and complex practice for learners of many ages, in many contexts. In this article, the authors present a pedagogical framework for reading texts with others, 'havruta inspired pedagogy'. The framework is comprised of three overlapping domains: teaching structures, teaching stance and teaching and learning practices.
Updated: Apr. 02, 2012
This week, Artscroll announced the 'ArtScroll Digital Library.' The RustyBrick software and web developers are responsible for designing and developing the application software for mobile devices including the Apple iPad & iPhone. First to be developed will be the ArtScroll Schottenstein Talmud App for iPad and iPhone, which will be completed by July 2012. Later apps for Android and Microsoft are planned. The price of the app has not yet been announced.
Updated: Mar. 06, 2012
Sicha Basadeh provides group hands-on learning experiences all around Israel utilizing their mobile factories for the production of Biblical – Talmudic agricultural products. From start to finish each person is completely involved in extracting their own honey from honeycombs, producing 100% pure oil from freshly harvested olives and baking their own matzot for Pesach. Of course, each natural product is packaged to be used at home with family and friends.
Updated: Nov. 08, 2011
Bryan Schwartzman tells of the first major academic project undertaken by the Philadelphia Day School Collaborative, a consortium of seven Philadelphia Day Schools – integrating the Gemara Berura, an Israeli designed software package into the Talmud studies curriculum of the schools. The seven schools will be introducing students to the program in the fall. The local roll-out for 'Gemara Berura' represents a bold attempt to utilize technology to shed light on an ancient discipline.
Updated: Sep. 27, 2011
The MOFET JTEC Online Academy for Jewish Studies to Offer Four New Courses in the Upcoming Fall, 2011 Semester
The MOFET Institute's Online Academy for Jewish Studies will be offering four new online courses for the Fall, 2011 semester. The Academy's main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The courses, in areas that are suitable for educators and leaders in the Jewish world as well as students in universities and colleges in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora, are taught via the internet, a-synchronously with synchronous components. The course developers and lecturers are all experts in their fields and senior staff members of Israel's top institutes of higher education.
Updated: Aug. 30, 2011
These online professional development sessions (webinars) were offered in realtime to thousands of Jewish educators. Master teachers and academics presented on a variety of topics including Jewish text study, innovative programming, school policy, and classroom management. Here you can download the recorded presentations along with the accompanying slides for use at your convenience.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2011
The Israeli Inter-University Committee has recently decided to recognize Oral Torah (Toshba) as a general culture subject towards entitlement to a high school matriculation certificate. This now means that a student who studies this subject for an extended matriculation exam will have it recognized by the universities as an academic subject for university acceptance. It is expected that this development will bring about a significant rise in the number of high school students in non-religious government schools who will choose to study this subject as part of their matriculation curriculum.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2010
Animated Talmud is a new online free computer program that teaches Talmud through animation sequences and interactive media making the learning process enjoyable, easy and clear. Introduction to the Talmud provides an overview of the Oral Tradition of the Torah, its development and codification. The student encounters Torah personalities & formative events of the Talmudic tradition, while acquiring the basic knowledge required for beginning Talmud study.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2010
A new online study resource is being developed by Jeffery Spitzer, Chair of Rabbinic Literature at Gann Academy, an annotated listing of over 200 websites useful for students and teachers of Judaic studies. The resources are listed in over ten categories and levels of Jewish knowledge from novice to advanced.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2010
Rabbi Judith Hauptman. Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture at the Jewish Theological Seminary, writes of her experiences in teaching an introductory course in Talmud to students at Moscow State University for the Humanities. The course, given in English, revolved around Talmudic texts in three themes— Shabbat, Passover, and Jewish marriage.
Updated: Aug. 22, 2010