Category - Trends in Jewish Education

The Power & Promise of Prizmah

By Jon Mitzmacher So…it’s been a while. 🙂 A certain pause seemed perfectly appropriate. When last we spoke, I was tying up (or at least naming) the loose ends of an independent Schechter Day School Network winding down in preparation for...

Success Achieved: STEM Education in the...

Golda Och Academy’s 9th grade STEM class tests LEDs; photo courtesy. By Adam Shapiro [This is the third article in our “effective collaboration” series, written by alumni of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at The...

A Sense of Belonging: Lauder e-learning...

Photo credit: Marysia Bil By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman Dorota Brzac is from a small Polish town. Five years ago, she enrolled her 10-year-old son Mieszko Zslemsky into the Lauder-Morasha e-Learning School. Now, he is learning Hebrew and Jewish...

Going Beyond the Letters That Define Us: A...

By Heather Fiedler [This is the second article in our “effective collaboration” series, written by alumni of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary. The Davidson School recently launched...

Jewish Education Just Got Exciting

Teaching Judaism in non-Jewish schools just got exciting, with the launch of a collection of top-quality educational apps. Interact With Judaism is the culmination of a collaboration between RE:ONLINE – the one-stop shop for religious...

Making Sense of Behavior

By Lisa Friedman When we run Matan Institute inclusion training sessions for educators and synagogue professionals, we are frequently asked to provide specific ways to help classroom teachers recognize the difference between developmental...

When Working to Teach Hebrew Language...

By Zvi Weiss with Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper [Welcome to the first article in our “effective collaboration” series, written by alumni of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary. We believe...