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The emerging field of educational visioning is full of challenges and phenomena worthy of careful analysis and documentation. A relatively neglected phenomenon is the learning curve of the leaders (often lay leaders) involved in the visioning process. This article documents a range of experiences of the author serving as a vision coach to five different institutions. The importance of treating the educational leaders involved in the process as learners is a consistent theme across five institutions. The tendency in the field is to think of them as transformative agents for congregational change. The author argues that this admirable goal can only occur with considerable attention to the pedagogy of teaching vision
Updated: Dec. 14, 2009
Ben-Avie and Comer describe how Jewish day schools and the Yale Child Study Center's School Development Program (SDP) share a common agenda regarding the aim of education. SDP, the educational change initiative founded by Comer, informed the design of the current study, which is an empirical exploration of how the climate of relationships in Jewish day schools impede or promote the process through which children forge a relationship to the Jewish people.
Updated: Jul. 28, 2008
The Mandel Fellows in Jewish Education (MFJE) is a one-year, residential fellowship program based in the Mandel School for Educational Leadership in Jerusalem. This fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals with a proven track record in Jewish educational and communal leadership.
Updated: May. 13, 2008
Introduction to the Hebrew Edition of Visions of Jewish Education - Medabrim Chazon (Talking Vision)
A translation of the introduction to Medabrim Chazon (Jerusalem: Keter, 2006), the Hebrew translation of Visions of Jewish Education, by Seymour Fox, Israel Scheffler, and Daniel Marom (Cambridge, 2003). The editors of Medabrim Chazon wrote this introduction for Israeli readers, who encounter in Medabrim Chazon not just a translation of Visions of Jewish Education, but the world of North American Jewish education.
Updated: Apr. 16, 2008
A review and discussion of Visions of Jewish Education by Seymour Fox (Editor), Israel Scheffler (Editor), Daniel Marom (Editor), a product of the Mandel Foundation's effort to generate 'a serious conversation among proponents of variant conceptions of Jewish life and their attendant visions of Jewish education' (p. 13).
Updated: Apr. 15, 2008
This article extends the conversation begun by Levisohn on Visions of Jewish Education by Seymour Fox (Editor), Israel Scheffler (Editor) and Daniel Marom (Editor) in previous volumes of the Journal of Jewish Education and identifies and relates to the major themes which emerge from it.
Updated: Apr. 09, 2008