Beginners Seminar – Berkeley, CA

Date(s) - 02/21/2016 - 02/24/2016
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Edah Community

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EdahPhilosophical Inquiry in Jewish Education: A Four Day Intensive
in Collaboration with Studio 70
February 21st- 24th, Berkeley California
PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY is a special kind of inquiry based learning.
This workshop explores what philosophy can offer students of all ages.  The seminar will: Induct participants into the Philosophy for Children approach in Education • Introduce  participants to the pedagogical methodology of building Communities of Inquiry • Prepare participants to implement this approach in their own classrooms and Jewish educational contexts • Introduce participants to a variety of curriculum materials • Stimulate and expand participants’ experience of Jewish  text and the process of interpretation. For further information download the flier  and contact Yosh Fenton at Edah

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About Jen Glaser

Hi. I am the founder and Director of 'Engaging Texts'. As an educator I have been involved in Philosophy for Children for around 30 years - and I have been involved in informal and formal Jewish education even longer. Four years ago I decided to bring these two passions together through developing the field of "Philosophical Inquiry in Jewish Education". I am so happy to have met, and been able to work with, so many of you in this process. My goal over the coming years is to continue to develop and expand this field. I would say more about why, but you can rad about that on the website. I also want to say that this endeavour would not have been possible without the generous support of both the Covenant Foundation and the JECC in Cleveland Ohio, for which I am very grateful!

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