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Search Results for 'Inquiry' (Keyword)
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1   |   From section Trends in Jewish Education
What Does It Take to Engage Our Students?
Studies suggest that even when students have above-average intelligence and come from families of high socioeconomic status, they will experience increased anxiety and anger and decreased academic achievement when they feel disengaged from learning. All the more astonishing is that engagement in learning is on the steady decline from entry into kindergarten and through high school, with children sometimes showing signs of disengagement as early as first grade. How do we take this ivory tower research and make sense of it within our Jewish educational system? How can we provide a Jewish education that fosters engagement, enthusiasm, psychological investment, rather than compliance – or even worse – rejection?
Publication Year: 2017    |    Updated in JTEC: September 13, 2017
2   |   From section Formal Education
Beyond Questioning: Inquiry Strategies and Cognitive and Affective Elements of Jewish Education
Cognitive-developmental theories are applied to advance the discussion of the use of questioning in Jewish education. Such theories allow Jewish educators to more fully understand the function of questioning and to appreciate affective elements involved in the context of question-asking.
Publication Year: 2007    |    Updated in JTEC: April 6, 2008