Professional Development Resources: School Programming and Policy

Ivrit B’Ivrit: A Discussion in Ten Da’at

Table of Contents  “Ivrit B’Ivrit” by Joel Wolowelsky “Response to Ivrit B’Ivrit” by Alan Stadtmauer “Response to IVRIT beIVRIT: Not In My School” by... Read more

Does Teacher Training Affect Pupil Learning? Evidence from Matched Comparisons in Jerusalem Public Schools

Most research on the relationship between teacher characteristics and pupil achievement focuses on salaries, experience, and education. The effect of in-service training has received... Read more

Issues in Talmud Curricular Development: Why Study Talmud?

Talmud has been studied by students for centuries. Yet the last century has seen rapid change in Jewish community and life. These changes have... Read more

Teaching the Flood Story: The Importance of Cultural Context

Reprinted from Ten Da’at 9:1 Winter 1996   Most yeshivah students learn the pre-patriarchal biblical stories in the early years of elementary school, and for many... Read more

Responding to a Death in the School Family: A Handbook/Checklist for Educators in Jewish Community Junior and Senior High Schools

This article is a handbook/checklist for educators in Jewish Community Junior and Senior High Schools, in regards to responding to a death in the... Read more

Enrichment in Education: A Model from ‘Down Under’

Enrichment in Education:  A Model from ‘Down Under’ Rosenkranz Centre for Excellence and Achievement in Education The Rosenkranz Centre, established at Melbourne’s Bialik College... Read more

A Day (School) Dream

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at Vol. XIII (Winter 2000). The enormous time, energy, and resources spent continuously by the overall North American... Read more

Jewish Education in a World Adrift

This article originally appeared in Tradition 11, 3 (1970), pp. 5-12. Quite a few years ago I read a slim little volume, entitled Education in a... Read more

Jewish Community High School Education for Everyone; Really? Counteracting Intermarriage and Assimilation

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, Vol. XIII.        “School Craze: Jewish High Schooling Goes Boom” reads the title of a recent... Read more

The Potential Effects of Educational Technology on the Jewish Learning Environment

Aharon Frazer is a programmer at WebYeshiva.com, a new online Torah learning environment, and a website builder for sites dealing with Jewish education. He is studying... Read more
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