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<p>Over the past several decades, a growing number of alternatives to the conventional religious or Hebrew school model for complementary education have been developed and implemented. This convening will examine a number of these alternative models in order to better understand:</p> <ul> <li>Their rationales and conceptual underpinnings</li> <li>How they seek to alter the "commonplaces" of education (learners, educators, content, method, milieu)</li> <li>What we know about their effectiveness, and</li> <li>The opportunities and challenges involved in "Scaling" (replicating and adapting) these models and their elements.</li> </ul> <p>Click the link above to view the full recording of the webcast (you will be prompted to download the WebEx played if you have not already done so; and depending on your connection speed, it may take 2-5 minutes to buffer.)</p> <p>You may also wish to ...

Publication Date2013
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<p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: #646464; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16.796875px;"><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Complementary (or supplementary) education, often the step-child of Jewish education, is in a period of dynamic change. </span><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Using examples from around the continent and bringing together the perspectives of a range of stakeholders, including educators, funders, community leaders, and families, this convening explores what the experiences of diverse initiatives tell us about the requisites for successful change.</span></p> <p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: #646464; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16.796875px;"><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Creating the Future of Complem ...

Publication Date2013
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<p><span style="line-height: 16px;">In May 2012, members of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with guest speaker </span>Dori Frumin Kirshner of Matan,<span style="line-height: 16px;"> on the topic of Differentiating Instruction for All Learners. Click on the link above to view the recording of the webinar (total running time: 69 minutes). You may also wish to view or download the following materials shared during the session:</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 16px;"><a href="http://www.raisingsmallsouls.com/animalschool/animalschool.swf" target="_blank">Animal School</a> (website)</span></p>

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<p>In April 2012,Grsinpoon-Steinhardt Awards winners participated in a webinar on Jewish experiential education with guest speaker Mark Young of the JTS William Davidson Graduate School. You may wish to download the PowerPoint presentation from this session before watching the video:</p> <p>If you are a current or former Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award winner, we encourage you to fill out this <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CKJGFQJ" target="_blank">brief survey</a> after viewing the webinar. (Total running time: 70 minutes)</p> <p><object data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZiUUxomjYoE?version=3&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="480" height="360"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZiUUxomjYoE?version=3&hl=en_US" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /></object></p> ...

Publication Date2012
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<p><span style="line-height: 16px;">This webinar, with guest expert Morrisa Golden-Sieradski, is a follow-up discussion to the Quick Bytes newsletter on the same topic (see the </span><span style="line-height: 16px;"><a href="quick-bytes/item/1521-quick-bytes-classroom-technology">newsletter</a> </span><span style="line-height: 16px;">in our archives). Click on the link above to view the full recording of this session (total running time: 44 minutes). You may also wish to visit some of the following resources (not every item on this list was discussed in the webinar): </span></p> <p><a href="http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=001275557080815169738:6vqcz-zjhhw" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 16px;">Custom-built Google Search example</span></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 16px;">Jewish Virtual Library</span></a ...

Publication Date2012
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<p>In March 2012, members of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with Nati Passow, Executive Director of the Jewish Farm School. This session discusses the Jewish Farm School and explores its application to Jewish education (both in and out of the farm). Click on the link above to view the full video of this webinar (total running time: 57 minutes).</p> <p>You may also wish to download the PowerPoint presentation from this session:</p>

Publication Date2012
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<p>This webinar, facilitated by JESNA Education Consultant Steven Kraus, is a follow-up discussion to the Quick Bytes newsletter on the same topic (see the <a href="quick-bytes/item/1418-quick-bytes-recent-mergers-of-bureaus-of-jewish-education">newsletter</a> in our archives). Click on the link above to view the full recording of this session (total running time: 54 minutes).&nbsp;</p>

Publication Date2012
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<p>In January 2012,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 16px;">Grsinpoon-Steinhardt Awards winners participated on a webinar with The Jewish Education Project's&nbsp;Miriam Brosseau&nbsp;discussing technology integration in Jewish educational settings.&nbsp;Miriam Brosseau hails from the great state of Wisconsin; at Madison she earned her undergraduate degree in Jewish Studies and Modern Hebrew. She later went on to get a master's in Jewish Professional Studies from the Spertus Institute, where she focused on educational vision, new Jewish culture, and technology. Miriam has worked in educational and programmatic positions with the World Zionist Organization, Shorashim, Hillel, and the BJE of Chicago. Jewish professional by day, Jewish musician by night, Miriam is currently the social media coalitions manager at the Jewish Education Project and half of the "biblegum pop" duo Stereo Sinai.</sp ...

Publication Date2012
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<p>In January 2012, memebrs of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with <a href="http://www.g-dcast.com/" target="_blank">G-dcast's</a> Sarah Lefton, exploring the interweaving of Mishna learning and media literacy. Click on the link above to view the full recording of this session (total running time: 60 minutes).&nbsp;</p>

Publication Date2012
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In December 2011, members of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with the 2011 Jewish Futures Competition winners, <span>Ben Weiner and Andrea Rose Cheatham Kasper. Andrea and Ben share their proposals for new initiatives blending traditional Jewish values and new modes of engagement, and engage in further discussion with webinar participants (total running time: 59 minutes). Click on the link above to view the full recording. You may also view the winning films, and learn more about </span>Ben Weiner and Andrea Rose Cheatham Kasper, at The Jewish Futures <a href="jewishfutures/competition" target="_blank">website</a>. To view the winning videos on YouTube, click <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpMhT5H0VwM&amp;feature=player_embedded" target="_blank">here for Andrea</a> and <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3mMTH1S_SQ&amp;feature=player_embedded" ...

Publication Date2011
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<p><span>This webinar was recorded in November 2011, and features Cyd Weissman, Director of Innovation in Congregational Learning at the Jewish Education Project in New York (total running time: 62 minutes). Cyd has spearheaded the Jewish Education Project’s work with the Coalition of Innovating Congregations and LOMED, a cutting-edge initiative to transform congregational learning. In the Webinar, Cyd talks talk about some of the latest work with congregations to nurture “holistic learning,” and facilitates discussion among participants. You may also wish to view the entire short film that Cyd shares in the session, "The High Five," on <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS7_anAzZlU&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">YouTube</a>. </span></p>

Publication Date2011
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<span>This webinar, facilitated by JESNA Project Manager Dena Stein,  is a follow-up discussion to the Quick Bytes newsletter on the same topic (see the newsletter in our archives <strong><a href="quick-bytes/item/1300-quick-bytes-outdoor-education">here</a></strong>). You may also wish to view these related resources presented during the webinar:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=764&Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Outdoor Education: Early Childhood Ideas (<span class="small">10.13 kB 2011-10-17 15:40:58</span>)<br /></a><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=765&Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> class fall mural (<span class="small">6.31 kB 201 ...

Publication Date2011
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In June 2011, members of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with guest speakers Jennifer Levine and Bruce Raff on the topic of new models of supplementary education. Click on the link above to view the recording of the webinar (total running time: 57 minutes). You may also wish to visit the websites of the two synagogue learning programs the speakers shared: <br /><a href="http://www.templeemanu-el.com/Public/RELIGIOUSSCHOOL/index.cfm" target="_blank"><br />Temple Emanu-el Religious School <br /></a><a href="http://templejudea.com/readmore.php?bridge_id=38&amp;id=1149" target="_blank">Temple Judea Religious School, Nisayon Program</a><br /><a href="http://www.facebook.com/TJNisayon?sk=wall" target="_blank">Temple Judea Nisayon Facebook Page<br /></a><br />You may also download the Nisayon PowerPoint here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docma ...

Publication Date2011
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<span>This webinar, facilitated by JESNA Education Consultant Steven Kraus,  is a follow-up discussion to the Quick Bytes newsletter on the same topic (see the newsletter in our archives <strong><a href="quick-bytes/item/1173-quick-bytes-complementary-school-mergers-part-i">here</a></strong>). You may view the webinar by clicking on the link above (total running time: 59 minutes). You may also wish to download these PowerPoint Presentations from the session:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=747&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="http://www.jesna.org/components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/generic.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Complementary School Mergers Quick Bytes- transitions (<span class="small">736.5 kB</span>)<br /></a><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=748&amp;Itemid ...

Publication Date2011
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In April 2011, members of the Jewish Education Change Network participated in a webinar with guest speakers Erin Chernow and Pam Edelman on the topic of innovation in Jewish family education. Click on the link above to view the recording of the webinar (total running time: 61 minutes). You may also wish to download the PDF versions of the presentations the two speakers shared in their discussion:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=743&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Hebrew School_Our Family Affair (<span class="small">1007.58 kB</span>)</a><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=742&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Em ...

Publication Date2011
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span><span>This webinar features guest speaker Donovan Goode, Director of Marketing for PBS. </span>PBS TeacherLine is a premier resource of high-quality online professional development for PreK-12 teachers.  More than 75 standards- and research-based, graduate-level courses span the entire curriculum: Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies, and Science. Led by specially trained and certified facilitators, these courses provide challenging, in-depth learning experiences that integrate technology into learning content in meaningful ways.  Teachers can explore a particular area of interest or meet specific professional development requirements in a supportive online environment that makes learning flexible and accessible, even for beginners.  The webinar goes into depth about this excellent program and PBS Teachers.<br / ...

Publication Date2011
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In March 2011, members of JESNA's professional development network participated in a webinar on the changing role of the PD professional in Jewish education, with guest speaker Lisa Klein, Assistant Director of the Houston Bureau of Jewish Education. Click the link above to view the recording of this webinar (total running time: 52 minutes).<br /><br />You may also wish to download this related article from the International Journal of Jewish Education Research, on <span>the role of central agencies for Jewish education in America, followed by a model of how central agencies today can best position themselves as communal change agents.<br /></span><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=631&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Creating change in a complex system ...

Publication Date2011
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In February 2011, members of JESNA's PD network took part in a webinar with guest speaker Michelle Brooks on the topic of tools for effective professional development and adult learning. Click on the link above to watch the recording of this webinar (total running time: 46 minutes).

Publication Date2011
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In February 2011, members of JESNA's PD Network attended a webinar on the topic of social networking in Jewish supplementary schools, lead by guest speaker <a href="mailto:jill@bjebuffalo.org">Jill Ginsburg </a>of the <a href="http://www.bjebuffalo.org" target="_blank">Buffalo Board of Jewish Education</a>. Jill is the Director of Community Programs and Yad b'Yad, as well as the Student Life Coordinator at the High School of Jewish Studies. She addresses several areas of basic to advanced social media use for teachers and administrators in Jewish school settings. Viewers are invited to <a href="mailto:jill@bjebuffalo.org">contact Jill</a> with further questions about her presentation. <br /><span><br />The full video is available here for viewing, cut into 5-10 minute segments due to file size restrictions. The segments will play in order in the window below; you need only press play onc ...

Publication Date2011
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