HaYidion: RAVSAK's Journal of Jewish Education - Teaching Tanakh

Summer, 2012

Source: HaYidion, Summer, 2012


This issue of HaYidion focuses on Teaching Tanakh. One of the most significant features of the articles in this issue is the fact that so many excellent practitioners are employing the “best practices” of contemporary educational theory and research in the teaching of Biblical text. Differentiated learning, authentic assessment, standards-based, project-based and active learning are all incorporated in original approaches to this timeless subject.

Among the articles in this issue are:

  • The Torah of Relevance: A Dinosaur Deserving Extinction - Eric Grossman
  • Philosophical Inquiry with Tanakh - Jen Glaser
  • Staying Abraham’s Hand: On Withholding Disturbing Biblical Texts - Dr. Ora Horn Prouser
  • A Reform Approach to Tanakh Education - Eric Petersiel
  • Redesigning Tanakh Curriculum to Meet Our Students Today - Batia Dragovetsky-Nemirovsky
  • Advancing 21st Century Skills through Tanakh Education – Sharon Freundel
  • Teaching the Seventy Faces of Torah - Ziva T. Reimer
  • Constructing a Love of Learning: Constructivism in a Torah Classroom - Benjamin Czeladnicki
  • To Teach a Subversive Canon in a Digital World - Avi Warshavski
  • Innovative Tanakh Programs in the Land of Milk and Honey - Howard Deitcher
  • Bayamim Hahem Bazman Hazeh: Teaching Nevi’im and the State of Israel - Jeffrey Schrager
  • Authentic Tanakh Assessments: a Typology - Alex Sinclair
  • Doing the Work: Interpretative Experience as the Fulcrum of Tanakh Education - Allison Cook and Orit Kent
  • Differentiation: Road Maps to Torah Study - Beth Burstein Fine
  • Museum Learning: Entering Torah through Pictures - Ian Silverman and Michael Druin
  • Promoting Torah Literacy: Strategies from the Field of Literacy Education - Yael Sacks
  • The Quality of Life Wheel: A Tool for Reading, Understanding and Living - M. Evan Wolkenstein
Updated: May. 28, 2013