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“It's Part of the Fabric”: Creating Context for the Successful Involvement of an Outside Expert of Jewish Early Childhood Education in School Change
The effectiveness of outside experts in professional development in Jewish schools has been questioned in light of scholarly critique of this approach. This case study examines the sociocultural context of one such long-term project aimed at school improvement through early childhood (EC) curriculum development. The research identifies cultural and organizational factors contributing to the effectiveness of the outside expert's 7-year involvement in the project. Qualitative methods include teacher and administrator interviews, artifacts, and field notes. Findings stress the importance of shared values, collaborative learning, teacher autonomy, and supportive school leadership for success of this professional development model.
Updated: Sep. 12, 2013
Our Rabbinics curriculum should press us to ask crucial questions about what it means to cultivate Jewish identity in the 21st century. What types of encounter with Torah should we be creating for our students? What exactly will inspire young adults to make a passionate and long-term commitment to Torah and to the community that is its steward? In the vast world of Rabbinic tradition, what types of content should we prioritize? How do we define our main objectives?
Updated: Sep. 11, 2013
Designing a Curriculum Model for the Teaching of the Bible in UK Jewish Secondary Schools: A Case Study
This paper describes the process of designing a curriculum model for Bible teaching in UK Jewish secondary schools. This model was designed over the period 2008–2010 by a team of curriculum specialists from the Jewish Curriculum Partnership UK in collaboration with a group of teachers from Jewish secondary schools.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2013
The Torah iTextbook project, made possible through a generous grant from the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (an initiative of the Mayberg Family Charitable Foundation) has undertaken a revolutionary curricular transformation by providing teachers with a digital library of sugyot for the entire spectrum of middle and high school Judaic studies.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013
The CIE Professional Development Workshop on Modern Israel is a week-long (June 23-28, 2013) opportunity for educators and educational leaders to deepen their understanding of Israel’s history, politics, economy and culture, while cultivating participants’ skills in classroom application and best practices.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013