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During February 2009 school vacation, several teachers at the Billy Dalwin Pre-School of Temple Emunah in Lexington MA will travel to Israel to engage in a dynamic professional workshop with some of the best early childhood educators in Boston and Haifa. This 10-day study mission is the latest in the seven-year history of the Boston Haifa Early Childhood Educators (ECE) Exchange. The Exchange is a partnership between teachers and classrooms in both cities.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Coalition for Jewish Learning has launched a three year program to nurture excellence in synagogue schools. In collaboration with the Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA), CJL has adapted features of the Nurturing Excellence in Synagogue Schools (NESS) developed and implemented in Philadelphia, in creating its Congregation School Initiative for six participating Conservative and Reform congregations.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009
The third publication in the 'Making Jewish Education Work' series of JESNA's Publications and Dissemination Project, this report explores lessons learned from the evaluations of community/congregational school change efforts carried out by JESNA's Berman Center for Research and Evaluation in Jewish Education. By offering a synthesis of lessons learned from across the 10 complementary school initiatives, this report aims to be both a product of, and an advocate for, collaborative change efforts.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
This census of Jewish supplementary schools in North America enrollment was the first to be carried out in over a quarter century. A list of schools was drawn up, based on information made available by the larger bodies of synagogues, umbrella agencies and educational organizations. Over 1700 of the approximately 2100 existing schools provided enrollment data and other information.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
A Review of 'Family Matters: Jewish Education in an Age of Choice' Edited by Jack Wertheimer (Brandeis University Press, 2007)
Family Matters: Jewish Education in an Age of Choice, funded by the AVI CHAI Foundation, contains studies by seven contributors who aim to examine the broader environment in which Jewish schools and educational programs function including how parents make choices about Jewish education and talk about these decisions, as well as how families are impacted by different types of Jewish education.
Updated: Oct. 04, 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 report contributes to the growing body of knowledge about community Hebrew high schools. The insights included in Making Jewish Education Work: Community Hebrew High Schools are based on key findings from sources originating from JESNA and its Berman Center for Research and Evaluation. In total, information from 26 community Hebrew high school programs is included in this report.
Updated: May. 29, 2008