Community of Practice – JECC Cleveland – 28th Oct, 2016

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/28/2016
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
JECC

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October 28th: Community of Practice, JECC, Cleveland OH (4:00-8:30pm)
4:00-6:00pm      Developing Caring Community:
careThe Community of Inquiry focuses on developing the 4 ‘C’’s – critical, creative, caring and collaborative communities – This session will focus on developing care in the community of inquiry as laid out in the Philosophy for Children literature in general, and through sources on Jewish values (Middot).
6:00-6:30pm   Dinner

6:30-8:30pm:   The Joseph Narratives:
joseph-eye
We will start the session with an inquiry based on Vayeishev, then expand from there to look at the themes and issues arising across the larger set of 4 curricula pieces around the Joseph Narrative, from parashiot Vayeishev to Va-yechi (this covers some new material not yet on the website.

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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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