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An innovative model of mentoring teachers in Jewish day schools: A pathway to professional development and teacher well-being
The purpose of this paper is to describe an innovative model of mentoring that evolved over the past ten years as a result of experience, research and self-study. This research, conducted in Orthodox Jewish day schools will raise awareness of potential benefits of mentoring as an effective means for supporting Q1 teachers’ classroom effectiveness and sense of well-being. An original aspect of this paper is the analysis of exemplary cross-cultural mentoring intentional training, ongoing support and solicitation of feedback. Findings are based on samples from data collected over several years and are analyzed using qualitative tools.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2019
Sixteen Camp Directors from across North America graduated the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) at a commencement ceremony this past week. The Executive Leadership Institute was created by Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) in 2006 to improve Jewish summer camps by significantly upgrading the leadership and management skills of camp directors.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2019
Book Review: Learning to Read Talmud: What it Looks Like and How it Happens edited by Jane L. Kanarek and Marjorie Lehman
Learning to Read Talmud is one of the most recent attempts to think about what it means to teach a challenging ancient text to contemporary students. The book offers the serious educator a window into the minds of eight Talmud instructors, each of whom is wrestling with ways to help students make sense and meaning of the Talmud.
Updated: Oct. 03, 2019
Join the National Library of Israel for a free 30 minute webinar. At the National Library of Israel, we have millions of primary sources such as maps, photographs, posters, newspaper articles and more. Thousands of these resources have been adapted for use in educational systems. In the NLI education websites we have carefully selected the resources that best suit you - educators in the Jewish world. Our resources include topics such as the Jewish calendar, Jewish communities around the world, Israel, Jewish values and more. We have developed a simple 4-step methodology guiding you in incorporating primary sources in your teaching to create meaningful learning experiences.
Updated: Sep. 18, 2019