Empowering Students (10:2 spring 2012)
This issue focuses on Empowering Students. It addresses questions such as:
- What does empowerment look like in the daily life of the student?
- Are there limits to empowerment?
- How does student empowerment impact on traditional (and religious) authority structures?
- How much authority and freedom can reasonably and meaningfully be afforded institutions such as student government and press?
We invite you to read on.
From the Editor
- Letter from the Editor by: Zvi Grumet
- RealSchool: Giving students the reins by: Tikvah Wiener
- Teaching Independence, Starting with the Teacher by: Maccabee Avishur, Azaryah Cohen, Debbie Wrotslavsky
- Student Empowerment: A student’s perspective by: Daniel Bonner
- A Change for the Better: How a veteran teacher transformed his teaching practices by: Allen Saks
- Areyvut by: Daniel Rothner
- Empowering Students from Infancy to Adulthood: A case study in Jewish education by: Hana Bor
- Choices for Children: Why and how to let students decide by: Alfie Kohn
- An Ethos of Empowerment by: Levi Cooper
- Jewish Education Is Empowerment by: Ismar Schorsch
- Empowering Students through Problem and Project Based Learning by: Moshe Krakowski, Juli Kramer and Naomi Lev
- Empowering Students: A “win-win” educational strategy by: Steve Bailey
- Igniting Hidden Sparks: Metacognition to empower teachers and learners by: Debbie Niderberg, Rona Milch Novick, and Karen Kruger
- Resolving Ambiguities: Empowering students through autonomous interpretation by: Moshe Sokolow
- Hevruta Study and Student Empowerment by: Ken Firestone