Education January 2013

Education January 2013

Lessons In Perseverance Area Jewish schools carry on in the wake of Sandy; bringing Hebrew school into the 21st century; an interview with Israel’s online learning pioneer, and more.

INSIDE Education January 2013
New Jewish studies curriculum for special-needs students; family history project through PELIE; Shalem Center to become liberal arts college.
Profiles of some of the Jewish educational institutions affected by Hurricane Sandy as they get back to the classroom.
Behrman House’s online portal, now a year old, helping teachers and students transform learning.
Columbia University-developed teaching method part of literacy program to bridge gaps between immigrants and Israelis.
Student test scores are up after significant government outlays; gaps between rich and poor still high
Meet Shai Reshef, the philanthropist and visionary behind the world’s only tuition-free, international online university.