Institute for Educators 2012 | Jewish Women's Archive
The Power of Our Stories
Jewish Women's Archive
2012 Institute for Educators
July 22-26, 2012
Join the Jewish Women's Archive July 22-26, 2012 for four days of intensive professional development designed to enrich your teaching with the stories of American Jewish lives, past and present. The 2012 Institute will focus on the role of Jews in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements in the United States.
As one of 25 educators who teach in Jewish settings in the U.S. and Canada, you will have the opportunity to work with leading scholars and master teachers to:
themes in Jewish women's history and the history of social movements in the U.S.;
primary source documents, oral histories, and traditional Jewish texts;
wealth of resources on jwa.org, with emphasis on JWA's Living the Legacy social justice curriculum; and
strategies and plans for teaching Jewish American history.
The Institute program includes:
experiential education workshops
hands on computer sessions
special evening programs
time for developing individualized curriculum materials
follow up webinar series
Dr. Joyce Antler, Professor of American Jewish History and Culture, Brandeis University and author of The Journey Home: How Jewish Women Shaped Modern America.
Dr. Jayne Guberman, independent oral historian and former Director of Oral History and Online Collecting at the Jewish Women's Archive
Rabbi Jill Jacobs, author of There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law and Tradition.
Dr. Debra Schultz, author of Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement.
Dr. Susan Zeiger, Program Director at Primary Source
Barbara Rosenblit, Humanities and Judaics teacher at the Weber Jewish High School in Atlanta and 2004 recipient of the Covenant Award for Exceptional Jewish Educators.
For more information, visit http://jwa.org/teach/profdev/institute12