Professional Development Resources Tag: Curriculum

The Democratic Classroom

Excerpts from “Democratic Classroom” Workshop  sbailey@moriah.nsw.edu.au   Administrators and classroom teachers acknowledge that effective, successful teaching requires two dynamics: process and structure. By process,... Read more

Policies for Our Class – Design for Jewish Living

We will be spending three hours together each week.I want to use the time to teach, and you want to use the time to... Read more

Ten Ways to Build Community in Your Classroom

Reprinted here with permission. Every school has a mission. Sometimes that mission is fairly unique to the individual school. Often, though, that mission is... Read more

Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai Saves Torah

The three-year Roman siege of Yerushalayim portended doom for Jewish nationalism. The inhabitants of the Holy City were divided; some were wearied from the... Read more

Course of Instruction – Ramaz Upper School

Ramaz The Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein Upper School of Ramaz in the Morris and Ida Newman Educational Center Course of Instruction 1996-97 Table of... Read more

“Of Fainting Maidens and Wells” Bible Study in the Yeshiva Curriculum

My paper dealt with an issue close to my heart: the traditional neglect of Bible study within yeshivot. I am always intrigued how the... Read more

Teaching Midrash from a Developmental Perspective

This article discusses a program designed for a new, more sophisticated method of teaching Tanakh and midrash, so that the standard modern Orthodox Day School... Read more
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