Professional Development Resources: Student Engagement

Teaching About Israel

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 19 #3 Fall 1981 . Reprinted here with permission. Teaching about Israel today is not merely teaching... Read more

Modern Orthodox Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews

This article explores the variety of issues and differences between Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews. To read the article, click here. Read more

Practical Suggestions for Activities and Programs to Aid Students’ Identification with Israel

Ideas by participants of the “Engaging the Disengagement” Online Discussion and Semadar Goldstein of The Lookstein Center 1. Classroom debates: a) A soldier’s dilemma... Read more

Knowledge and Attitudes of Post High School Jewish-American Orthodox Students in Israel- A Follow-Up

This article is a rejoinder to a previous research article that explored the attitudes and knowledge of Post High School American students in Israel.... Read more

Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah)

This article compiles some Pe’ninei Torah (Pearls of Torah) from a variety of topics, to provide insights to Torah students. To read the article, click... Read more

Teaching Evolution in Yeshivah High Schools

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 10, 1, 1997. Appears here with permission. Some yeshivah educators find troublesome the section on evolution... Read more

Teaching Hebrew: A Suggestion for Hebrew Educators

From Religious Education 92,1 (1997), pp. 55-60.   Abstract Teacher-training programs for Jewish educators in the United States have de-emphasized the Hebrew language as... Read more

Moral Education in the Guise of a Physical Education Program

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 5, 1, 1990, pp. 37- 38. Reprinted here with permission. Children play in their work.1 In planning... Read more

MediaStudies: From Yeshiva Dropouts to Mainstream

This article describes a rehabilitative program called the MultiMedia Project (MMP) for Yeshiva Drop-Outs with drug, alcohol, self-mutilation and other emotional problems. To read... Read more

“So What?!”: Talmud Study through Values Analysis

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 10, 1, 1997, pp. 17-31. Appears here with permission. “So what !?!” is probably the most... Read more
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