Category - Education in Action

BadgeQuest: Discover, Play, Create

Courtesy J-JEP By Liron Lipinsky [This article is the sixth in a series written by participants in the Senior Educators Cohort at M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education.] The findings of the 2013 Pew Research Center A Portrait of...

What Lights You Up?

By Mark S. Young While this may have been a more apropos article for Chanukah, consider this a charge for each of us in our new year. Ask yourself, “What lights you up?” in your work and in your life. Isn’t it a better, more inspiring...

Teach Us Torah, Pani Zosia!

Click here to see the video by JEducationWorld.com The JCC of Krakow, Poland is offering a weekly online video lesson in Polish (with English sub-titles). New year, new name, new content, same awesome Pani Zosia! Introducing the Teach Us Torah...

A Ramah Tikvah counselor shares how his...

Oz and campers. Courtesy of Oz Isseroff By Oz Isseroff The last camper had left camp and a few hours left before staff party. I walk back from the parking lot and try to sum up this last month in my head. I was told it would be a meaningful...

In Jerusalem, a 94-year-old World Jewish...

WUJS participants represented 36 different countries from around the world. (Photo credit: Dana Levinson Steiner) The organization that once boasted members such as Freud, Einstein and Chaim Weizmann has fallen into debt and off the world...

Creative Responses to Educational...

By Perry Tirschwell This year’s Noble Prize in Economics was awarded to an American Jew, Richard Thaler, for his work on Behavioral Economics, which has huge implications for retirement savings. His research conclusively shows that people...