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 children; demonstrates presenting Mishna in a broader context; suggests strategies for teaching. Dr. Devora Steinmetz is the founder of Beit Rabban, a day school and center for educational research in New York City. She is the author of From Father to Son: Kinship, Conflict, and Continuity in Genesis and of articles on biblical and rabbinic texts. Dr. Steinmetz is currently Assistant Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary.