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This new initiative is designed to strengthen an educator's knowledge and practice in working with diverse learners. The program offers free short-term distance classes for teachers, educators and administrators in Jewish day schools and yeshivot, to give them the tools to enhance the ways in which children learn and behave. It also enables teachers across similar or diverse disciplines to share ideas, curriculum, and talk about their practice
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
The International School for Holocaust Studies has opened registration for three new online courses to begin late October/November, 2008. These courses, intended for educators and the general public, are designed to widen the students' understanding of various central chapters of Holocaust history, and explore its relevance to present day.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
Known for their many performances, The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange uses movement as a way to express Jewish history, text and prayer. The group travels throughout the U.S. and abroad, performing and teaching in local communities. The company has recently initiated workshops for educators focusing on techniques for connecting their students with the emotional and personal components of Jewish text and history through movement within the classroom.
Updated: Oct. 04, 2008
The MOFET JTEC International Teachers' Training Project of the MOFET Institute in cooperation with World Ort held an intensive four day seminar for Italian Hebrew teachers in Rome this summer. Two Israeli teacher educators of MOFET Institute's Online Ademy came to Rome to introduce the Italian Hebrew teachers to cutting edge technology to be used in the teaching of Hebrew in local Jewish schools.
Updated: Jul. 28, 2008
The Darim Learning Network for Educators is a new program for congregational and complementary educators who work with middle and high school students. It will be an online community of educators interested in improving their teaching by integrating educational technologies and new media into it while engaging in collaborative learning.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008
This study documents the insights of mentors in the Jewish New Teacher Project to new Jewish day school teachers about strategies for, and the challenges of, attracting and retaining effective teachers, fostering professional development, and providing a good educational experience to all students.
Updated: Jun. 16, 2008
This report includes insights from evaluations of programs that offer mentoring through various frameworks. It draws upon findings from evaluations of five different mentoring programs conducted by JESNA’s Berman Center for Research and Evaluation. Despite the marked differences in context and populations served, commonalities emerged among the mentoring components of these programs. The universal aspects of these programs form the basis of this report.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2008
The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education and the Department of Hebrew Language of The Jewish Theological Seminary are offering a unique opportunity in the summer of 2008. They are providing a Hebrew-immersion program for teaching the Judaic curriculum in day school grades kindergarten through twelve for fifteen qualified day school teachers - The Ivriyon.
Updated: May. 04, 2008