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Although students might have been exposed to the Holocaust in their secular school environment, we have the opportunity to enhance the Jewish viewpoint and focus on it in more detail. In this course, you will learn how to utilize literature in your quest to introduce the Holocaust in...

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Semester: Course begins February 20, 2018 and will be four weeks long.

Reaching beyond pedagogy, this course focuses on the interior life of the student, exploring the territory where fears, doubts, ambitions, hidden influencers, and motivations reside. Using resources, reflection papers, transferable assignments, and a shared inquiry model, participants will gain...

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Semester: This course is offered on campus, the weekends of November 3,4 and November 17,18

Modeling dynamic movement and kinesthetic activity to enliven K-12 classroom content is a key part of this course. Discover the connection between movement, the brain, and learning. Examine implicit learning, class cohesion activities, content-based kinesthetic activities, brain breaks, and...

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Semester: This course is offered on campus, the weekends of October 6,7 and October 20,21

Systems thinking, as described by...

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Semester: Spring Online Session A: January 2- February 26

The style of teaching, based on four basic personality types, will be explored and compared. Participants will delve into an understanding of their own style and organizational preferences while at the same time building a clearer understanding of the needs of each personality type in the...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

Jewish educators are competing with a cadre of real-life responsibilities & constant digital distractions to connect with busy, stressed students. Positive psychology – the study of what makes life most rewarding & fulfilling – offers a compelling theory & concrete...

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We all want to be good teachers because we love learning & growing with our students.  Yet, at times, even the best educators can lose connection with the passion that motivated their decision to teach. This phenomenon can be all to familiar for supplemental Jewish educators, who...

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This course presents practical strategies for educators to develop both personal and professional creativity. This applied course provides information on fostering creative strengths in the classroom setting including- flexibility and creative problem solving. A second...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

This course will provide students with an introduction to ethical reasoning within the framework of Holocaust studies. We will begin with an orientation to the vocabulary of ethical reasoning in Jewish, Christian and philosophical traditions and then address moral questions that arise in...

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Semester: Spring 2019A: January 2 – February 26, 2019

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