Professional Development Resources Tag: Judaic Studies

Yehuda, Tamar, and the Brit Bein Habetarim

Shmuel Klitsner of Midreshet Lindenbaum undertakes a literary analysis of the text of Yehuda and Tamar and the text of Brit Bein Habetarim. Video... Read more

Models of Assessment for Judaic Studies

In this session, Eli Kohn examines the theory and practice of diagnostic tests in Judaic Studies. The session focuses primarily on Tanakh, but the... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Semadar Goldstein

An Interview with Semadar Goldstein – 047 – Mark interviews Semadar Goldstein, a veteran teacher who researched and developed ways to use Multiple Intelligences (MI)... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom

UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom -46 – This episode explores the Understanding By Design approach to planning lessons and its relevance to the specific... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Breadth or Depth?

Breadth or Depth? – 042 – What’s more important – covering a lot of ground at the expense of depth, or developing thinking and discussion... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Planning a Unit

Planning a Unit – 039– Unlike math or history textbooks that break the material up into units for the teacher, classical Judaic texts do... Read more

A Guide To The Jewish Studies Curriculum At Manhattan Day School

The Jewish studies curriculum at Manhattan Day School is traditional both in content and design. It is the practical expression of our Torah goals throughout the program.... Read more