Professional Development Resources Tag: Student Enrichment

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

Teaching Integrated Jewish Humanities in High School: American Literature, Philosophy and Jewish Thought

This article discusses the merits of a new education model that synthesises between Jewish and general studies. To read the article, click here. Read more

Teaching Talmud Resources

Are we missing a Talmud teaching resource? To submit materials, please contact us. Talmud Teaching Tools Habits of Mind for Gemara by Tzvi Pittinsky... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Varying Learning Modes

Varying Learning Modes – 010 – Here’s one way to put some variety into your lessons in order to grab more students’ interest and attention... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Fostering Student Questions

Fostering Student Questions – 003– How do we teach our students to become independent learners? One way is to teach them the art of... Read more

The Joy and Celebration of Learning

First Thoughts – The Illusion Neal Gabler (2002), the social critic, notes that for decades observers have been saying that Americans live in the... 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