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Teaching Sacred Texts in the Classroom: The Pedagogy of Transmission and the Pedagogy of Interpretive Facilitation
Empirical research in Jewish education has found almost exclusive use of transmission pedagogy among Jewish studies teachers. This study hoped to fill out the empirical landscape by studying Jewish studies teachers who prioritize student-driven interpretation. It followed six Jewish studies teachers in four different Jewish elementary schools who all professed a commitment to student-driven textual interpretation. It found that in such classrooms there was a clear pattern of teaching moves. This article offers a detailed portrait of the previously undocumented Jewish studies pedagogy, interpretive facilitation.
Updated: Nov. 15, 2017
Following the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) 2012 Conference , which took place from June 24-27, 2012 in San Diego, there has been a flurry of activity on the AVI CHAI Educational Technology Blog as participants share some of their “aha” moments, musings and other insights gleamed from the conference. These blog posts also reflect some of the discussions held between fellows at the evening meetings.
Updated: Aug. 09, 2012