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Bringing your teens to an amusement park, but wondering how to use the opportunity to create a meaningful Jewish experience? 

In this interactive web meeting, we will explore together how the system of Mussar - Jewish values for daily living - can be a foundation for experiential, hands-on education.  We will explore 2-3 examples and then meet in small groups to create new learning strategies.  


Experiential Education

is a philosophy that informs many methodologies in which educators purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, clarify values, and develop people's capacity to contribute to their communities.  Source


Dr. Evie Rotstein

Evie Rotstein HUC-JIR

Evie currently serves as the director of the New York School of Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, having previously been the director of the Leadership Institute for Congregational Educators since the beginning of the project in 2004. Prior to this position she was a congregational school educator and developed programs for faculty learning, teen mentoring and parent education. Evie began her career in Jewish education as a camp director for Young Judaea. She holds an M.A. in Foreign Language education and a Doctorate in Jewish education from The Jewish Theological Seminary. Evie’s research interests include interfaith families, adolescent identity development, professional learning and mentoring.


Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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