Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part I

  • by: Devora Steinmetz
  • Submitted on December 9, 2010

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.

45 minutes

Click here to listen to Part 2

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