Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life -- Learning from the Cutting Edge in Education

By Eli Schaap, Harvey Newman, Michael Ben-Avie

Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Winter 2009

This issue of Contact examines theoretical and pragmatic advances in the field of learning from wider society, and discusses how these advances can be applied in the field of Jewish education. Harvey Newman explores what Jewish day schools can learn from public education. Dr. Michael Ben-Avie advocates an evidence-based approach to ensuring well-functioning educational programs. Dr. Vardit Ringvald discusses raising the bar in Hebrew teaching and learning. Ann Lewin-Benham discusses lessons learned from the Italian city of Reggio Emilia, known for "the world's best preschools". Also included are articles by Eli Schaap, Dr. Naava Frank, Dr. Judith Zorfass, and Dr. Patricia Bidol Padva.

Topic: Children, Hebrew, Nursery Schools, Education, Day Care, Preschools, Child Care

Name of Publication: Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Editor: Eli Valley

Volume/Issue: Vol. 11/No. 3

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Genre: Other

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Schaap, Eli. Newman, Harvey. Ben-Avie, Michael. Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life -- Learning from the Cutting Edge in Education. Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Winter 2009: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2441


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