Posts Tagged ‘education’

Curriculum, Actually

Posted: March 7th, 2016

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education Curriculum. Everyone talks about it. Very few people actually know what it is or how it actually works. To me and to the Education Directors who gathered last week for the first of a series of curriculum “clinics,” curriculum is everything, intended or unintended, that…

Announcing Whole Community Inclusion’s B’nai Mitzvah Training: Making Accommodations and Modifications

Posted: June 9th, 2015

Whole Community Inclusion is offering a two-day training that will provide information about understanding different types of learning challenges and resources to create accommodations and modifications for children of all abilities as they reach this significant milestone. Experienced educators will share real life examples of successful adaptations for trope, prayer learning and working on D’vrei Torah.

Passover Fun On The Road!

Posted: March 30th, 2015

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement / Is Passover all about Freedom? Yes and no. The holiday of Passover is also about…

Adult Summit: Designing the Religious School of the Future

Posted: March 3rd, 2015

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / Last Thursday night, 42 rabbis, educators, religious school teachers, parents and community volunteers came together for an Adult Summit: Designing the Religious School of the Future.

New Initiative for Supplementary Schools

Posted: January 7th, 2015

By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / We are so excited to be part of a new initiative from PJ Library.  PJ Goes to School, a program for early childhood centers nationally, is expanding to complementary (supplementary religious) schools.