October 4, 2021
Listen to Joel Abramovitz’s take on MTEI Principle #8 – There is Moral Meaning in the Work We Do.
September 10, 2021
Mel Berwin and Rachel Nelson
We are one seminar away from finishing two years of learning with the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute. One of the most impactful lessons that we gleaned from the program was present from the very first seminar, in November 2019.
June 1, 2021
Rivy Poupko Kletenik
Watching our sixth graders perform on Lag Ba’Omer was a particularly poignant, multilayered moment. This was not your typical grade school performance.
June 1, 2021
Mindy Gold, Laura Novak Winer, Shira Hammerman, Joel Abramovitz, Robin Kahn, Lisa Klein, Seymour Kopelowitz
The Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI) engages its participants in improving the quality of teaching and learning in Jewish spaces through an intensive 2-year cohort-based professional learning program and ongoing graduate learning.
April 2, 2021
Alison Weikel and Jacob Paikoff
As the STEM educator and director of education, respectively, at Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland, MA, we’re sharing reflections…
March 7, 2021
In my experience as a Tanakh teacher for many years in both Orthodox and community schools, I have consistently encountered consensus amongst educators…
September 2, 2020
Years ago, a grade 11 student of mine would come to class with his Tanach filled with colorful post-it tabs…
August 26, 2020
Teacher. Learner. Content. Environment. The four basic elements of any educational experience. In normal times, educational leaders (think we) have control over all four…
August 19, 2020
Tammy Kaiser, MSJE
As the director of a Jewish early childhood learning center, I have trained for many unexpected events. Natural disasters, school violence, custody battles, and more…
August 12, 2020
During my first day of orientation as a school counselor in a NYC public high school, my principal opened by sharing a story about the greeting used by the Maasai…
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