Posts Tagged ‘education’

Yom Limmud: Incredible Teachers Presenting Incredible Lessons

Posted: November 24th, 2014

By Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / On Sunday, November 23rd, over 250 teachers from 20+ supplementary schools and preschools came together at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park for a day of learning.

Beginning Another Year of Learning and Growing Together…

Posted: November 3rd, 2014

By Linda Block Love, Director, Learning Initiative in Leadership Development / How do you make a Monday morning meeting engaging and stimulating (other than lots of coffee and snacks!)? Combine great participants, interesting activities, a knowledgeable speaker, and the opportunity to network and collaborate with colleagues.

Impressive Presentations by Jewish Education Technology Fellows

Posted: October 31st, 2014

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / On Thursday, October 23rd, the second cohort of Jewish Education Technology Fellows presented their final projects and spoke about the positive impact the Fellowship experience had on their ability to integrate technology as a meaningful instructional strategy in their classrooms and schools.

LeV: Getting to the Heart of Education

Posted: October 29th, 2014

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / On Wednesday, October 22, our second Cohort of LeV congregations met for their first network meeting. LeV: Getting to the Heart of Education is our change initiative for congregations looking to rethink congregational education.

Elana’s Venture

Posted: September 10th, 2013

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / The story of my Jewish venture begins when I was about 8 years old and I accompanied my mother to her religious school class. As a day school kid, I was able to help the 4th and 5th graders she taught with their Hebrew and prayer studies. I loved being helpful and, more importantly, loved teaching Hebrew and prayer. I knew then that my life path would take me somewhere in Jewish education. Throughout high school and college, I progressed along this path. Continue reading…