Professional Development Resources: School Programming and Policy

What should I have learned as a Jew after 12 years in a Jewish school?

What should I have learned as a Jew after 12 years in a Jewish school? A Curriculum Study of Centrist-Orthodox Jewish Day Schools in... Read more

Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

This article was written by Zvi Grumet. [1] Most Judaic learning, especially past the primary grades, is text based.  As people who study texts,... Read more

Teaching Integrated Jewish Humanities in High School: American Literature, Philosophy and Jewish Thought

This article discusses the merits of a new education model that synthesises between Jewish and general studies. To read the article, click here. Read more

A School’s Liability for a Student’s Injury

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 10, 1, 1997, pp. 75-80. Appears here with permission. Background Ten Da’at (Vol. VIII, no. I,... Read more

Jewish Education for Jewish Commitment

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Models of Assessment for Judaic Studies

In this session, Eli Kohn examines the theory and practice of diagnostic tests in Judaic Studies. The session focuses primarily on Tanakh, but the... Read more

Early Intervention: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

In this professional development session, Dr Karen Gazith, the Director of Educational Services in the Brofman Jewish Education Centre of Montreal, emphasizes the importance... Read more

Helping Students Find Their Own Voice in Tefillah: A Conceptual Framework for Teachers

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Out of the Ashes: The Indomitable Spirit of Jewish Survival

This article discusses calamities in Jewish history within the wider context of Jewish survival. To read the article, click here. Read more

Teaching Spirituality in Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools

This article deals with the form that curriculum and instruction for spirituality may take. To read the article, click here. Read more
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