Professional Development Resources Tag: Growth

Case Study: Informal activities and religious identity during year in Israel

What impact, if any, do informal activities/conversations between Seminary teachers and students have on the religious observance and/or identification of their graduates, and are... Read more

Methods of Teaching Jewish Prayer, Part 2

A learner centered course on structuring prayer learning experiences for a variety of ages and diversity of learners helping them to make personal meaning... Read more

Methods of Teaching Jewish Prayer, Part 1

A learner centered course on structuring prayer learning experiences for a variety of ages and diversity of learners helping them to make personal meaning... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Rabbi Aytan Kadden

An Interview with Rabbi Aytan Kadden – 045 – In this episode Mark talks with Israel’s Teacher of the Year Rabbi Aytan Kadden about empowering... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Becoming More Knowledgeable

Becoming More Knowledgeable – 035 – While a teacher does not need to be the world’s expert in their subject matter, the more you know... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Words to Use and Avoid

Words to Use and Avoid – 029 – Our choice of language can have significant impact on a student’s self-image. This episode explores a number... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Last Months of School

The Last Months of School – 025 – Here are five suggestions how to help the students end the year with a sense of pride... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Pacing Professional Development

Pacing Professional Development – 017 – Rome wasn’t built in a day, and we don’t become masters of our trade in a year. A good... Read more
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