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This course is designed to empower teachers with the knowledge needed to utilize organized movement as an effective instructional tool within the modern classroom.  Based on current research, and empirical study, participants will explore content based active learning techniques, designed to...

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Semester: Summer Institute on Campus: July 15 – July 20, 2018 (two online sessions, 1 preceding and 1 following the week on campus)

Understanding the need for expertise across the curriculum, this course focuses on the importance of choosing curriculum, content, and classroom resources central to the discipline being taught.  In doing so, it pays particular attention to how these three elements must be combined with...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

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This course tackles questions such as: What is your responsibility as a leader and advocate for early childhood education prenatal through grade 4? Who can be a leader? How can you create positive change and influence positive outcomes for children and families? What is the early childhood...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

An analysis of the organization, structure, and function of higher education, including an examination of the role of mission, academic administration, student services, financial planning, and institutional advancement. ( Higher Education Concentration)

Semester: Summer A: April 24 - June 18

This course examines the relationship between law, public policy, and current issues in P-12 education. Course content analyzes historical and contemporary legal, political, and ethical issues of public and private schooling, with an emphasis on state and federal educational law, the political...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 - August 13

This course examines the relationship between law, public policy, and current issues in P-12 education. Course content analyzes historical and contemporary legal, political, and ethical issues of public and private schooling, with an emphasis on state and federal educational law, the political...

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Semester: On campus during the week of July 9-July 13, with an on-line introductory session beginning the week before and a follow up on-line session the week after.

Why do we do what we do? Explore central concepts and beliefs of Judaism through a look at the Jewish calendar, holidays, lifecycles, Kashrut and other common traditions. This is an appropriate course for a beginner or an adult who wants a meaningful understanding based on text.

This is a survey of the vast literature that has arisen in response to the Holocaust. We will begin with excerpts from ghetto and camp diaries, writing that grapples with events as they are happening. We will spend the bulk of the course, however, reading a small selection of the fiction and...

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Semester: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

This program traces the history of the participation of Jews in American music, from Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” to Big Band music to Rock ‘n’ Roll and even to Rap. There was a major Jewish presence in all music, whether it was MoTown or Philadelphia’s American Bandstand. Rabbi Sussman’s...

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Paul Finkelman, our new President of Gratz College, was the Chief Expert Witness in the lawsuit over the famous Alabama Ten Commandments Monument put up by Roy Moore, who was then Chief Justice of Alabama. Dr. Finkelman will talk about the case, about Judge Moore, and about why monuments...

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