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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
This issue of EdJewTopia, focuses on how we as educators can integrate technology into complementary settings. This issue of EdJewTopia is particularly exciting as all of the authors are PELIE Technology Fellows, who were selected in teams of two to attend the 2012 ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference, the world's largest education and technology exposition.
Updated: Jul. 31, 2012
This issue of EdJewTopia, focuses on the important topic of how we teach about Israel in complementary Jewish education. As complementary educators, one of our most important duties is to find a way to teach our students about why Israel is such an important, complicated and amazing place.
Updated: Jun. 05, 2012
As summer approaches, this issue of EdJewTopia focuses on bridging the gap between formal or informal education settings and the Jewish education that happens in the home. EdJewTopia is an e-newsletter devoted to the field of complementary Jewish education (CJE). There are hundreds of thousands of children engaged in community programs, synagogue schools, homeshuling, experiential retreats, and other modes of Jewish engagement. EdJewTopia is designed to highlight professionals' great work, support educators and parents with new tools, and inform the community at large about CJE.
Updated: Jun. 14, 2011
The Partnership for Effective Learning in Education (PELIE) is launching a series of three regional conferences for complementary Jewish educators and administrators to help them 'leapfrop' ahead (kadima) in harnessing technology within the classroom. The first conference is scheduled to be held in Cleveland, Ohio on July 19, 2011. The conference is designed to be attended by teams of three who may be at varying levels. The conference design will provide a keynote by a thought leader on the field of educational technology as well as breakout sessions which offer participants a chance to experiment with technology tools in a safe, small group environment --meeting the learners where they are.
Updated: Jun. 14, 2011
This issue of EdJewTopia looks at professional development through a variety of different lenses. It explores practical suggestions, the implications of new technology tools, training educators to address learning differences and new angles for achieving real, meaningful development. EdJewTopia is an e-newsletter devoted to the field of complementary Jewish education (CJE). There are hundreds of thousands of children engaged in community programs, synagogue schools, homeshuling, experiential retreats, and other modes of Jewish engagement. EdJewTopia is designed to highlight professionals' great work, support educators and parents with new tools, and inform the community at large about CJE.
Updated: May. 24, 2011
Rabbi Melissa Buyer, director of The Stephen S. Wise Temple Religious School in Los Angeles, has been implementing an innovative pilot education program in the school's fourth grade class during the present school year. The iLearn program, developed in collaboration with the Union for Reform Judaism, is a daring attempt to bring religious school into the 21st century. iLearn integrates technology into every area of the learning community, including teaching instruction, student collaboration, student work, and evaluation. One day of the two day a week iLearn program is done online in a virtual classroom, while the second day is done in the school to maintain and develop the feeling of community.
Updated: Apr. 12, 2011
Darim is looking to mentor a small group of up to 3 individuals who work in congregational/complementary Jewish education, who are passionate about their work as Jewish educators and who are willing to take risks to integrate innovative 21st century learning skills, strategies, and technologies into their Jewish learning and teaching experiences. Candidates must also be willing and available to devote 2-4 hours a month to professional learning and additional time toward developing and implementing their project over a 5 month semester, beginning in February, 2010.
Updated: Nov. 18, 2009
Darim Online has announced two new programs for this coming year. Darim Educator Fellows - An Intensive Semester of Hands-On Professional Development and Darim Online - Webinar Series and Online Community for Professional Learning.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2009
A new publication by JESNA's Center for Excellence in Education is the first effort to gather systematic information about programs and models that extend beyond the 'traditional' Complementary School model. The compendium focuses on 32 programs that exhibit substantial change in terms of time when the program meets, physical space, content or curriculum, teaching methodology, educator, auspices or sponsorship of the program, and the learners.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2009