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Currently, there are no Hebrew (L2) reading assessments that have been tested to obtain evidence for reliability and validity on which to base decisions about Hebrew instruction. The authors developed a Hebrew benchmark assessment tool for first grade students modeled after Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills, a standardized test of accuracy and fluency used to identify at-risk students and to monitor student progress.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2010
The rebuilt, rocket-resistant Sha'ar Hanegev elementary school has been reopened in the same compound it had occupied for a half century. Ceremonies inaugurating the seven-building complex on Thursday, November 5, 2009, marked the end of the elementary school's two-year exile from Sha'ar Hanegev's educational campus -- a move that had been forced by Kassam missiles fired by Hamas terrorists from the nearby Gaza Strip.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
Plans for the foundation of a KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) style K-3 school in Nahariya next year are well under way. The Leo Baeck Education Center, a prestigious Haifa school affiliated with the Reform movement, is planning to open a school to serve an economically disadvantaged area in Nahariya. The school will be an independent public school that will adapt the KIPP principles — intensive education, small class sizes, strong teacher-student ties and parental involvement — to Israel’s informal culture.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
Pursuing its goal to provide equal opportunities through education, 'College for All' identifies and locates children and youth at risk with high learning potential, and provides them with support and tools to enable them to realize their inherent potential and by encouraging them to acquire higher education and become leaders in their communities. The uniqueness of the 'College for All' program is in its comprehensive and systematic approach to the child’s world, its commitment to support the children for a period of 10 to 11 years, and the intensity of its activities.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009
The Perelman Jewish Day School of Philadelphia, in an effort to increase enrollment by lessening the financial burden on parents, announced a $6,000 tuition reduction for all kindergarten students entering in fall 2009. The pilot program, under the auspices of the newly formed Kohelet Foundation, will offer a total of $27,000 in tuition assistance per pupil for this incoming class up till grade five. The initiative is an attempt to outreach to Jewish families to bring them to enroll their child in a Jewish Day school.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
Written for children in Hebrew, English and German, this site portrays life during the Holocaust from the viewpoint of children who lived in the ghetto. At the center of this site is an imaginary representation of a street in the ghetto. The site invites children to “move around the street” and “enter” various locations in it. In each of the locations, original exhibits such as video testimonies, photographs, paintings, artifacts etc. are accompanied by interactive and thought-provoking activities.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
Akhlah: The Jewish Children's Learning Network provides free resources for children, parents and educators to learn about Judaism, Torah, Israel, Hebrew, Jewish traditions, and Jewish heroes through worksheets, activities, quizzes, coloring pages and more. This is a comprehensive and non-sectarian knowledge-base of Jewish learning presented in a friendly and joyful way.
Updated: May. 28, 2008
Franz Rosenzweig and the Elementary School Teacher: A Midrashic Re-Viewing of an Experiment in Adult Education
This article proposes to read events of the educational past not as history but as midrash. It juxtaposes an historical account of a watershed experiment in adult education (Franz Rosenzweig's Freie Judisches Lehrhaus) with an ethnographic account of a presently practicing elementary school teacher.
Updated: Apr. 09, 2008