Studies in Jewish Education VI: Teaching...

The emphasis of this volume is on teaching of Jewish values and the development of the curriculum.

THE CONTRIBUTORS HANAN A. ALEXANDER is dean of academic affairs and associate professor of philosophy and education at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles. He is also a lecturer in education at the University of California at Los Angeles and is the editor of Religious Education. ISA ARON is an associate professor of Jewish Education at the Rhea Hirsch School of Education, Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles. She is currently working on a book on teachers in Jewish schools. BARRY CHAZAN, former director of the Melton Centre for Jewish Education in the Diaspora of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is currently a lecturer at the Centre. JONATHAN COHEN, a lecturer at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education in the Diaspora of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, served as academic director of the Jewish Values Project. He was a Jerusalem Fellow from 1983- 1986. HOWARD DEITCHER is the academic director of the Senior Educators Pro-gram and a lecturer at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education in the Diaspora of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was principal of Efrata school in Jerusalem, and a Jerusalem Fellow from 1984- 1987. SHIMON FROST is a researcher at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education in the Diaspora of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Before his aliyah he served for many years as a supplementary and day school principal. He was the head of the curriculum department of the American Association for Jewish Education and later the director of Jewish Educational Services of North America. MICHAEL GILLIS is responsible for Jewish studies curriculum development at Mount Scopus College, Melbourne, Australia. He was a Jerusalem Fellow from 1982- 1985 and is currently working on a Ph. D. on the place of classical text study in modern Jewish education. BARRY W. HOLTZ is co- director of the Melton Research Center for Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and an assistant professor in the Seminarys Department of Jewish Education. He is also co- editor of The Melton Journal. GABY HORENCZYK is a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His main field of research is the psychology of ethnic, national, and Jewish identity. DAVID RESNICK is a lecturer in the School of Education, Bar- Ilan University, and the Israel representative of Jewish Educational Services of North America. 7 Chapter Home  | TOC

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Front Matter Front Flap Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents THE CONTRIBUTORSINTRODUCTION: JEWISH VALUES —AN EDUCATIONAL APPROACH TO THE JEWISH SOURCES The Initiative for the Jewish Values ProjectFocal Points of the Jewish Values ProgramApplication of these Ideas in an Educational SystemThe Jewish Values Project in Transition from Development to Testing and Publication The Papers in this VolumeSection 1: Concepts and Approaches in Jewish EducationSection 2: Curriculum and the TeacherSection 3: Implementation of Educational Programs in the FieldSection 4: Analysis of Approaches and of CurriculaContents I. CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES IN JEWISH EDUCATION COMMITMENT AND NON-COMMITMENT IN JEWISH VALUE EDUCATION - Michael RosenakTwo StoriesThe Non-Committed and Jewish ValuesBetween Hillel and Modern Jews: A Bridging Theory Volozhin, Hillel and Contemporary CommitmentsFROM OUGHT TO IS: ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF JEWISH VALUES EDUCATION TO JEWISH LIFE - David ResnickIntroductionWhat Jewish Values Means to the Jewish CommunityWhat Jewish Value Means for Jewish EducationJewish Values and the Jewish Education CommunityWhat Jewish Values Means in the JewishDisjunctions In Jewish Values EducationSteps Toward Bridging the GapJewish Values in Competitive DisequilibriumSummary and ConclusionSHOULD WE TEACH JEWISH VALUES? - Barry ChazanI. The Affirmation of Teaching Values in SchoolsII. The Affirmation of Teaching Values in Jewish EducationAgainst Teaching Values in SchoolsAn Ideological CaveatThree Categories of Reservations about Teaching ValuesPhilosophical ReservationsThe Reservations Taken TogetherShould We Attempt to Teach Values?Toward a Theory of Teaching Jewish ValuesConclusionTHE CHILD'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE AGGADIC LITERATURE - Howard DeitcherThe Aggadic LiteratureThe Aggadah as Story-FormAn Approach to Integrating Aggadic Literature into the Curriculum THE ACTUALIZATION OF JEWISH IDENTITY: RESEARCH FINDINGS AND EDUCATIONAL IMPLICATIONS - Gaby HorenczykDescription of the Research and the Main FindingsEducational ImplicationsRECENT TRENDS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF JEWISH EDUCATION: CHAZAN, ROSENAK, AND BEYOND - H. A. AlexanderI. Philosophy and Jewish EducationThe Debate over Analytic Philosophy in EducationAnalytic and Normative Philosophies of Jewish EducationII. Chazan's Analytic Philosophy of Jewish EducationThe State of Jewish Educational ThoughtThe Goals of EducationCurriculum ContentIII. Rosenak's Normative Philosophy of Jewish EducationThe State of Jewish Educational ThoughtThe Goals of Jewish EducationCurriculum ContentIV. Philosophy in Jewish Education ReconsideredChazan's Analysis ReconsideredRosenak's Normative Philosophy ReconsideredV. Beyond Analytic and Normative Philosophy of Jewish Education II. CURRICULUM AND THE TEACHER THE TEACHER'S ROLE IN CURRICULUM REFORM - Isa AronTeaching as a ProfessionWhat is a Profession?The Legitimacy of TeachersThe Autonomy of TeachersLegitimacy and Autonomy Reinforce One AnotherTeaching as a VocationThe Teacher as a Caring PersonThe Teacher as an Integral Member of a CommunityThe Teacher as a Religious Role ModelHow Professional and/or Vocational are Jewish Teachers?SCHOOL-BASED ADAPTATION OF CURRICULUM: CONSIDERATION OF JEWISH VALUES CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION - Asher ShkediA. The Teacher's Role in Curriculum DevelopmentThe 1960s and 1970s The Approach of Teacher Fidelity to CurriculumThe School-Based Curriculum ApproachAn Alternative Approach: School-Based Adaptation of Curriculum ?. Involving the Teacher in Curriculum DevelopmentThe Dilemma as an Expression of Teacher Thinking CurriculumThe Dimensions of Teachers' Curriculum ThinkingThe Teacher's Dilemmas vis-a-vis ContentThe Teacher's Dilemmas vis-a-vis the Content and the MilieuTeacher's Dilemmas vis-a-vis Content and the StudentsThe Workshop LeaderMAKING 'THE PRACTICAL' REAL: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE MELTON RESEARCH CENTER IN CURRICULUM DESIGN - Barry W. HoltzIII. IMPLEMENTATION OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN THE FIELD TEACHING JEWISH VALUES AND TEACHING JEWISH TEXTS IN A MELBOURNE JEWISH DAY SCHOOL - Michael GillisThe SettingTeaching Judaism: The DilemmaTeaching Jewish ValuesTeaching Jewish Values and the Problem of Subject MatterThe Primacy of TextsThe Language of JudaismImplementation in Our SchoolA Program in Torah she-be-al Peh A New Program of Torah she-be-al PehThe Language of Torah she-be-al Peh Implicit and Explicit MeaningsWhat are the Right Questions?The New ProgramConclusionTHE COMPUTER AS TUTEE: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPUTER PROJECTS IN THE RABBINICS CURRICULUM —AN EXPERIMENT THAT FAILED - Mark SmileyIntroductionAn Experiment in Jewish Day School EducationCriteria for Integrative ProjectsThe SettingProject #1: Shofar SimulationProject #2: The Hanukkah ProjectProject #3: The Kosher MachineA General Evaluation of the Curricular ExperimentThe ChildThe TeacherThe CommunityThe Subject MatterConclusionsIV. ANALYSIS OF APPROACHES AND OF CURRICULA RECENT PROPOSALS FOR THE TEACHING OF JEWISH THOUGHT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE JEWISH VALUES PROJECT - Jonathan CohenJUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STUDY UNIT IN TRADITION IN THE TARBUT-JERUSALEM PROGRAM, 1974-1983 - Rafi SheniakVALUE EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY: EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT AND CURRICULAR CONTENT IN JEWISH SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN INTERWAR POLAND - Shimon FrostHEBREW SECTIONTable of Contents - HEBREW Back Flap Back Cover
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