Resources & Research

The Jewish Education Project is actively tracking trends and opportunities related to educational innovation. We have also learned a great deal from our previous projects and gleaned significant insights and resources that we are sharing here. Through curated resources and original research, we help educators and Jewish communal leaders better understand – and more effectively address – how to adapt models, respond to new research, and hold onto the best of what we have already re-imagined. You can browse or sort through our resources below and you will find them spread throughout our site, labeled Related Resources.
 

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Research
I*mpact Now was a year-long study developed to tell the “Story of Impact” of innovative models already created by The Coalition of Innovating Congregations at The Jewish Education Project, and to support congregations in continuing to develop these and other models.
Resource Guide
A resourced guide curated by the Early Childhood and Family Engagement Team of the Jewish Education Project. Points you toward the resources that our expert team finds valuable.
Video
Not able to attend the Happiness Hacks Conference? Attended, but want to review and share with others? You'll find recordings from several of our sessions and others will be added in the weeks to come. Enjoy!
Educator Spotlight
Petco, a doctor's office, and chasing ladybugs: one Chabad educator's innovative field trips are helping students learn mitzvot and Jewish values.
Site Visit Journal
This Site Visit Journal will help you understand one particular community's approach through the eyes of their educational leaders. To delve deeper into this innovative approach, be sure to check-out our Resource Guide, linked on the right and at the end of this page.
Model
Not all models fit neatly into one of our major groups (or “buckets”). As new innovations emerge and new experiments are designed, we envision more models may cross-over or be outside of these buckets. In the future we will most likely identify new groupings based on the success of these models.
Educator Spotlight
In this Educator Spotlight, Diane Taub and Ilana Traub share their experiences from our JBlend Miami professional learning and how they support teachers who are integrating educational technology.
Resource Guide
As a follow-up to our most recent and definitely stimulating Jewish Futures Conference on Happiness Hacks in Jewish Education, we have assembled some of the resources we used that day and some articles on this subject that may be of interest.
Wisdom
In its inaugural year, The Jewish Education Project counted the 49 days of the Omer with Blog B’Omer, daily posts of personal insights from people passionately engaged and committed to Jewish education.