Category - Educational Research

Teaching Biblical Scholarship in a Modern...

By Sara Susswein Tesler The personal and educational challenges I faced teaching an introductory course on biblical scholarship to Modern Orthodox high school seniors: What I learned, what my students took home, and some suggestions on how to...

The Power of Action Research: Naming...

By Mindy Gold What was the last thing you noticed in your classroom or school that made you go, “Hmmm. I wonder…”? We regularly capitalize on these moments for our students, fanning the sparks of their curiosity into full flame, but...

Teacher Research for all Teachers

By Shira Loewenstein On an unusually cold Sunday in March, I joined my fellow DeLeT Alumni Network (DAN) colleagues, DeLeT MAT professors and other educators from Jewish and public schools at Brandeis University for the tenth annual Teacher...

The Role of Emotion-Laden Experiences in...

By Dr. John M. Dirkx One of a series of articles about lifelong Jewish learning [The full article is available at spertus.edu] Learning in adulthood often stimulates powerful emotions and feelings. It is imperative to recognize and integrate...

A Survey of Yeshiva High School...

By Zvi Grumet Over the course of the past year I conducted a study of Yeshiva high school graduates, beginning in the post-college years. The goal was to gain a greater understanding of the religious lives – both regarding practice and...