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In this article in Ravsak's HaYidion devoted to Hebrew Education, Prof. Luba Charlap discusses the advantages of online teaching of Hebrew as a foreign language. She illustrates these advantages as applied in MOFET Institutes Online Academy program, “Studies toward a Specialization Certificate in the Didactics of Teaching Hebrew as a Foreign Language.”
Updated: Dec. 06, 2011
The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education and the Department of Hebrew Language at JTS are offering a unique opportunity in the summer of 2012 for 15 qualified day school teachers to enter a four week Hebrew immersion program geared for teaching Judaic studies (Limudei Kodesh) in grades K-12 – the Ivriyon.
Updated: Nov. 29, 2011
Shalem Center Launches Peer Collaboration and Enrichment Program for Israel’s most Innovative and Influential Educators
Thirteen directors of Israeli pre-army preparatory academies have been meeting on a weekly basis at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem as part of the B’nei Moshe program, a year-long leadership initiative designed especially for the country’s most innovative and influential educators.
Updated: Nov. 29, 2011
JESNA's Learnings & Consultation Center released a new issue of Quick Bytes on Outdoor Education. As Outdoor Education creates a buzz in the Jewish world, Quick Bytes offers a collection of resources to help Jewish educational leadership learn about and utilize it in their programs.
Updated: Nov. 13, 2011
Alicia Post covers the new Jewish educators weekly twitter chat, #jedchat, which launched last week when over 50 Jewish educators, practitioners and thought leaders from around the country got together to partake in an online real-time witter chat. This first ever Jewish educators chat was organized by Rabbi Akevy Greenblatt, Rabbi Dov Emerson and Rabbi Meir Wexler.
Updated: Nov. 10, 2011
Join Hidden Sparks for the Fall 2011 Semester of Hidden Sparks Without Walls, an online audio conference accessible from home or school. The Hidden Sparks Without Walls initiative is designed to strengthen an educator's knowledge and practice in working with diverse learners. The program offers free short-term distance classes for teachers, educators and administrators in Jewish day schools and yeshivot, to give them the tools to enhance the ways in which children learn and behave. It also enables teachers across similar or diverse disciplines to share ideas, curricula, and talk about their practice.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2011
The “Death of Distance” or Sharing and Playing: Computers and Networks in Education and Learning – A MOFET Webinar with Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli
In this free webinar, to be held on Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011 at 19:00 – 20:30 - Israel time, Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli, of Haifa University, will critique the uses of computers and networks in teaching, educating and learning. Actors and stakeholders in the educational enterprise need to make informed, assertive and constructive use of social networks. Networks are where our students spend their time, and where knowledge is constructed, shared and stored. It is the educators' responsibility to infuse the news with content based on sharing and play.
Updated: Nov. 02, 2011
As part of the inaugural national launch of Moving Traditions’ program for teen boys, Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood, 25 men gathered for a training seminar in New York. In the mix were professional Jewish educators (rabbis and rabbinical students, teachers, directors of teen programs and summer camps) and men that work in the wider world (two lawyers, a pediatrician, a sommelier, a yoga instructor, a film editor and a sportswriter) who are willing to serve as mentors for local Jewish teens.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2011
Recently 30 participants from ten different Limmud communities across the US and Canada gathered to participate in the first “Limmud International Training on Tour Seminar”. The seminar was initiated, organised and run by Limmud International, a key project of the UK-based volunteer-led learning organisation Limmud. Limmud volunteers and staff attended this volunteer development seminar from North American Limmud communities from far and wide, including Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Limmud FSU Hamptons, and Winnipeg amongst others.
Updated: Sep. 21, 2011
In a post in eJewish Philanthropy, Jeffrey Lasday outlines some of the issues Jewish educators must wrestle with as they attain the skills they need to integrate technology into improved Jewish education in a language spoken by their 'digital native' students. He describes how the Kadima Technology Conferences run by the Partnership for Effective Learning and Innovative Education (PELIE) help Jewish educators attain the skills and confidence to help them accomplish this.
Updated: Sep. 07, 2011