All Blog Posts Tagged 'mentoring' (6)

Forums to enhance Jewish education through blended learning

To facilitate communication amongst Jewish teachers and teacher educators on how to enhance Jewish education through blended learning see these websites:…


Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on May 1, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Face to Face networking at Tutor/Mentor Conference in Chicago on Nov. 19 and 20

I meet many different people via my Internet work, and share many of their ideas on my blog and the links at

Every six months I host a conference in Chicago intended to draw together people who focus on volunteer based tutoring and mentoring, online learning, workforce development and other strategies aimed to help kids… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on October 4, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

What Judiac Knowledge Should be Taught in our Day and Supplemental Schools?

According to *Wiggins and McTighe (1998) in order to decide what (Judaic) knowledge should be taught in school, the following three categories or priorities of knowledge should be determined.

First priority: Knowledge that is enduring. essential information that students must know.

Second priority: Knowledge that is important, but not essential for students to know.

Third priority: Knowledge with which students should be… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 31, 2009 at 5:28am — No Comments

What are Equity Pedagogical Methods and Why Should They Be Modeled by Mentors and Deployed by Teachers?

Before we define equity pedagogy, let’s share some relevant research.

There have been a number of important studies which indicate that a teacher's perceptions of students can influence their teaching. In 1968, * Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson published a famous study, Pygmalion in the Classroom, which had profound effects upon the practice of teaching. In their study, they provided teachers in an elementary school with undocumented information about several students in their… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 4, 2009 at 6:31am — No Comments

Building a network of non-school tutor/mentor programs

This is a map of the Chicago region showing concentrations of poverty and locations of poorly performing schools (according to state information). Our aim is that people use these maps to focus attention, and resources, on neighborhoods where non-school volunteer- based tutoring, mentoring, arts and/or technology programs might help keep kids safe, model different careers and aspirations than might be modeled in a high poverty area, and help… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on October 9, 2008 at 1:45pm — 2 Comments

Learning and mentoring in the non-school hours and via the Internet

It has been great to see the number of participants and groups grow on Classroom 2.0. I've met some talented people and gained some useful ideas.

However, I did a search on the home page over the weekend, for youth mentoring, and found dozens of pages with this title. Thus, my question to this group is "how are we connecting what we're doing here, with what others are talking about in other forums? How are we putting the ideas to work to create more learning… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on May 5, 2008 at 7:44am — No Comments

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