Search results for: Teacher education
Page 11/21 206 items
Yeshiva University Is Now Accepting Applications and Nominations For Cohort IV of the Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education
Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) has announced that it is now accepting applications and nominations for Cohort IV of its Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education. The Certificate Program provides outstanding in-service practitioners with tools, knowledge and skills designed to infuse their practice with deliberation and intentionality by introducing theories and models that capture the essence of experiential Jewish education and its impact on the formation of Jewish identity.
Updated: Jan. 29, 2014
The Hebrew Language Council of North America, which held its inaugural conference last month in New Jersey, aims to make Hebrew a more central part of American Jewish culture. Established by a partnership among several organizations including the World Zionist Organization and the Israeli Ministry of Education, the council is launching as growing numbers of Jewish educational programs are rethinking their approach to teaching Hebrew and as signs emerge of low Hebrew literacy among American Jews.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2013
Julie Wiener reports on the lively discussion ignited by Michael Siegal, the chairman of Jewish Federations of North America, who pledged to raise $1 billion over the next decade for a Jewish revitalization plan with tuition-free Jewish preschool as its centerpiece in his address to JFNA's General Assembly in Jerusalem last month. Many Jewish early childhood professionals don’t see free tuition as a viable or effective strategy.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2013
Some 40 percent of new teachers quit the teaching profession within six to eight years after graduating, according to a study conducted recently on behalf of the Israel Education Ministry. The study compared 500 teachers from two groups: graduates of regular teaching programs and those from outstanding students programs. The dropout rates for both groups of teachers were similar.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
Foundations of Jewish Education is a required course for master's degree students in Jewish Education offered by the William S. Davidson School of Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. As an introduction to the theory and practice of Jewish education, it seeks to integrate theory from a wide range of fields as a way of helping students conceptualize the practice of Jewish education.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2013
The Jewish Theological Seminary received a $2.67 million grant from the Avi Chai Foundation to implement its strategic plan at the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education. JTS announced the funding this week for a Davidson School plan that includes providing resources to U.S. Jewish day schools, educators and leaders in Jewish education, as well as increasing its organizational capacity.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013
Fifteen Jewish early childhood education directors and master teachers completed their participation in the Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI) on August 1, 2013. JECELI is a joint program of The Jewish Theological Seminary and Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, in consultation with the Bank Street College of Education.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013
At the beginning of this month, the 6th MOFET International Conference on Teacher Education, titled 'Changing Reality through Education', was held in Israel. This was the sixth in a series of conferences held once every few years under the auspices and with the financial support of the Department of Teacher Education in the Israeli Ministry of Education.
Updated: Aug. 08, 2013
The Israel Education Working Group of the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education selected five areas of priority for applied research using the input and insight of over 150 members of the Israel education community. They recently published research briefs in each of these areas in order to help produce robust and applicable research in Israel Education.
Updated: Jul. 02, 2013
To cultivate creativity and knowledge-sharing surrounding the effective use of educational technology in Jewish higher education, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), and Yeshiva University (YU) have launched an inter-institutional eLearning Faculty Fellowship.
Updated: May. 16, 2013