Professional Development Resources: School Programming and Policy

A Yeshivah Contract Provision for Encouraging Professional Growth

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 3, 1, 1988, p. 32. Appears here with permission. There is no escaping the fact that... Read more

Revolutionary Challenge – Changing the Classroom Culture Through Informal Education

  This article originally appeared in Mifgashim. Part I What are the aims of our educational system? I want to suggest here that the... Read more

Kibbud Av and Kibbud Avot: Moral Education and Patriarchal Critiques

Dr. Wolowelsky is Chair of Advanced Placement Studies at the Yeshivah of Flatbush and a member of the Academic Advisory Committee of Bar-Ilan University’s... Read more

Money and How to Get it: What Every Educator Needs to Know About Fundraising

This article originally appeared in the Lookstein e-community Mifgashim. I. Being a Learner “I can’t do it, I just can’t do it,” a colleague... Read more

Democratic Techniques in an Orthodox High School

Originally printed in Ten Da’at, vol. 8,1, 1995, pp. 35-37. Appears here with permission. In traditional Jewish education, the teacher, by virtue of being a... Read more

Sincerity and Authenticity in Teaching

This article first appeared in the Torah U’Madda Journal, Vol. 11 (2002-2003). The Torah U-Madda Journal is a publication of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an... Read more

The Broad Torah: Of Pictures on Walls and in Hearts

Originally published in Ten Da’at 8:1, 1995. Appears here with permission. The scene: A classroom full of eager young high school boys learning Torah.... Read more

Goals of the Day School Movement: Torah scholars, all?

From Ten Da’at, Volume VII, Number 1, Fall 1993. Appears here with permission.   I Historically, until the mid-twentieth century, yeshiva education past the... Read more

Leading Jewish Ethical Discussions

I. What is a Jewish ethical discussion? Ethical discussions are designed to challenge participants to clarify or their thoughts. The process of clarification often... Read more

The Rise of Jewish Schools

A new type of Jewish school is on the rise that is helping to erode a century-old consensus about the way American Jews educate... Read more
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