Research

Studying Curriculum Materials: A Strategy for Improving Teaching

Curriculum materials are used by teachers on a daily basis; they are the ‘stuff’ of lessons and units, activities and worksheets. This paper will suggest ways of helping teachers investigate curriculum materials as a vehicle for increasing their subject matter knowledge and improving the quality of teaching and learning in

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July 29, 2014

Professional Development of Teachers in Jewish Education

This article explores the nature of effective professional development of teachers by addressing three questions: 1) What makes it challenging to create effective professional development for teachers in both general and Jewish education? 2) What are the critical principles of effective professional development? 3) What happens when these principles are

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July 29, 2014
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“From the start we at MTEI adopted an inquiry stance toward our work. We studied our practice and invited others to study us as well. Through self study and through outside research and evaluation, we learned about our work and its impact in the field. We also modeled what it means to be a student of your own practice.”

Sharon Feiman-Nemser Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Professor of Jewish Education
Brandeis University