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Signature Grant

Studio 70 – Developing an Improvement Infrastructure for Innovations in Jewish Education

Studio 70 – Developing an Improvement Infrastructure for Innovations in Jewish Education

Studio 70 – A planning grant to support and strengthen part-time Jewish education nationally by: sharing lessons learned in the larger field; facilitating a network of Jewish social entrepreneurs and creating opportunities for professional development, resource sharing, webinars, and an annual conference. Studio 70 is a Jewish learning laboratory dedicated to exploring, innovating, and disco...

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American Jewish History Curriculum and National Educators Institute

American Jewish History Curriculum and National Educators Institute

National Museum of American Jewish History – To support the creation of a curriculum for students and professional development opportunities for teachers in order to improve the teaching of American Jewish history in day and supplementary schools. In 2016, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) launched its National Educators Institute (NEI), a series of professional develop...

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Special Initiative in Avocational Teacher Training

Special Initiative in Avocational Teacher Training

To develop a teacher training program based on two teacher teams that will work with the education director to strengthen the in-service program in each synagogue.

Signature Grant

Shinui: National Jewish Education Innovation Network

Shinui: National Jewish Education Innovation Network

To establish Shinui, a network that brings together community agencies across the country to spark, nurture, and spread innovation in part-time Jewish education. The Shinui network currently includes ten community agencies.

Ignition Grant

Kulanu NNJ ETC: EdTech Training for Congregational Schools

Kulanu NNJ ETC: EdTech Training for Congregational Schools

To train congregational school teachers to effectively integrate educational technology in classrooms by providing pre-service and in-service training in educational technology integration through JETS Israel, Inc. to a cohort of teachers from 10 Conservative and Reform congregations in Northern New Jersey, in partnership with the local Federation (JFNNJ) and JTS. The program plans to incorporate ...

Signature Grant

A Jewish Learning Innovation Corps: A Proof-of- Concept at Edah

A Jewish Learning Innovation Corps: A Proof-of- Concept at Edah

To develop, pilot, and implement a proof-of-concept of a Jewish Learning Innovation Corps, which will foster a new generation of Jewish learning experience designers and facilitators who will have the will and skill to design and facilitate high quality, content-rich Jewish learning experiences for youth and families. This two-year program will provide intensive professional learning opportunities...

Signature Grant

Project 613: The RTFH Digital Badging Project Implementation

Project 613: The RTFH Digital Badging Project Implementation

To complete development, implementation, and roll-out of a digital badging system that, fully integrated with the congregational school curriculum (for grades K-7) in a Reform Jewish congregation, will support the blending of in-class and at-home learning objectives to more effectively engage and motivate students and their families while deepening their appreciation of and participation in Jewish...

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Nitzan—A Network for Renewing Jewish Learning After School

Nitzan—A Network for Renewing Jewish Learning After School

To support the continued growth and development of Nitzan – A Network for Renewing Jewish Learning After School. Network members support each other by sharing resources and practices, discussing successes and challenges, and collectively engaging national experts in the discussion pedagogy, curriculum, organization, and practice. Network members include professionals and lay leaders involved in ...

Signature Grant

MoEd: A Jewish Afterschool Community

MoEd: A Jewish Afterschool Community

MoEd: A Jewish After-School Community developed curricula for a daily, after-school program for elementary school-aged children that emphasized Hebrew language and Jewish engagement in a cross-denominational setting. MoEd’s elementary-school-aged participants come from Israeli and American families, attend public and day schools, belong to many different synagogues, and come from every religious...

Signature Grant

New Voices, New Choices

New Voices, New Choices

To expand the capacity, enrollment, and community engagement of Keshet, Congregation Beth Elohim’s Hebrew language immersion/Israeli culture based afterschool program, and create an adaptable model for its participants, as well as for those within the broader Jewish community. Keshet is for children ages 0-4 and their parents and meets every other Sunday morning. Students and families explore as...