Professional Development Resources Tag: Mishnah

The Most Frequent 1000 Words of the Mishnah

Ever wonder which words appear most in the Mishnah? Here’s your answer! את, אומר, על, רבי, לא Click to learn more.   number of... Read more

Teaching Jewish Texts: Authority and Relevance

This article was written by Zvi Grumet. [1] Most Judaic learning, especially past the primary grades, is text based.  As people who study texts,... Read more

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part 2

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part I

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Chaver.com: A New Approach to Torah & Mishnah

This site offers a new new approach to the study of the Torah and of the Mishnah. It is based on an original discovery... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Teaching Reading Proficiency

Teaching Reading Proficiency – 019 – If you teach a class that involves reading classic Jewish texts, who does the reading? Do all of your... Read more

What a Beautiful Tree

Tu b’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, is a good time for Torah learning about trees. I’d like to share with you... Read more

Peshat and Derash: A New Intuitive and Analyitc Approach

This article explores contradictions and tensions between Peshat and Derash. To read the article, click here. Read more

Methodology and Method in the Teaching of Tannaitic Literature

This article originally appeared in Studies in Jewish Education 8 (2002), pp. 53-71. Appears here with permission. In an earlier study,1 I presented an... Read more

A Bekiut Initiative in Mishnah

Rabbi Ira Kosowski describes a curriculum for the learning of Mishnayot bekiut, challenging students to expand their knowledge base while minimizing time taken from classroom... Read more
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