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The purpose of the Nitzan Network is to support the renewal of Jewish learning after school. Network members support each other by sharing resources and practices, discussing successes and challenges, and collectively engaging national experts in the discussion pedagogy, curriculum, organization, and practice. Network members include professionals and lay leaders involved in emerging, developing, and established programs that are designed to renew Jewish learning after school. Affiliated programs offer or seek to offer afterschool programming multiple days per week.
Updated: Dec. 04, 2013
Rena Dorph tells of the founding of Edah, a comprehensive experiential Jewish after-school program serving Berkely, CA. Edah builds on the existing structures and youth development goals of afterschool programs, the experiential, immersive, free-choice learning environments fostered at high quality Jewish summer camps, the commitment to daily Jewish learning and Jewish chevreh that characterize Jewish day schools, and the value of families learning and practicing together embodied in high quality family education programs.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2013
Jeffrey Kress critically examines the idea of making supplemental schools more “camp-like” which has gained much momentum over the past year. He suggests a different way of comparing communal education and camps.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2013
Jewish Learning Venture of PA Now Accepting Applications for Cohort II: LeV: Getting to the Heart of Jewish Education 2013-2014
The Jewish Learning Venture of PA is now accepting applications for Cohort II: LeV: Getting to the Heart of Jewish Education 2013-2014. The goal of LeV is to guide congregations in rethinking and transforming the Jewish learning experience for elementary school age students and their families.
Updated: May. 16, 2013
The Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA) recently unveiled a new online resource for accessing information about and discussing new program models and resources for supplementary Jewish education, InnovationXChange. JESNA's aim is not just to make available richer information about innovative programs and resources, including links to web sites and videos of the programs in action when possible. They also want to take the “exchange” element seriously to encourage and enable program developers, users, and beneficiaries to share their experiences and reflections on them.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2013
Wendy Grinberg shares some of her findings about the 'growth mindset' that powers a culture of ongoing learning at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Updated: Jan. 21, 2013
This article presents a pedagogical framework for interpreting and discussing texts with others, “havruta inspired pedagogy.” The framework is comprised of three overlapping domains: structures, stance and practices. The authors illustrate each domain through teachers' words and classroom practices, depicting how teachers in one context work within these domains to support rich student text-learning.
Updated: Sep. 27, 2012
Jane Slotin, Executive Director of PELIE, (Partnership for Effective Learning and Innovative Education), writes about what PELIE has learned from closely surveying and listening to the field of Jewish complementary education along with the corresponding strategies PELIE has adopted for impacting the field.
Updated: Aug. 28, 2012
Anna Marx describes how teachers in part-time Jewish learning programs have been experimenting with ways to assess learning. Teachers in the Coalition of Innovating Congregations in New York have been working together to develop methods of qualitative assessment. They call these methods “Noticing” because they are about observing, witnessing growth in their learners as they travel their own journeys.
Updated: Aug. 28, 2012
Ana Fuchs of Jewish Kids Groups of Atlanta announces the launching of JKG Afterschool Community – a marriage of their experiential Hebrew school and a robust after school care program. This five-day-a-week Jewish afterschool program joins high-quality afterschool care with first class Jewish supplemental education infused with the ruach of summer camp.
Updated: Aug. 13, 2012