LAMED is ATID's blog roundup of articles, resources, and occasional commentary for Jewish education. Lamed is updated a few times a week by ATID's Jerusalem staff. Visit us at www.atid.org.
Sunday, November 30
Thursday, November 27
Call for Papers
The deadline for proposals for the annual conference of the Network for Research in Jewish Education is rapidly approaching.
Tuesday, November 25
Kids' Favorite Books
Kids vote for their favorite books of 2008. (No promise of quality, just popularity).
Sunday, November 23
The Borders of Anti-Semitism
Thursday, November 20
Youth, Religion, and Sexuality
Its one thing to talk about so-called traditional family values, and another thing to live up to them. Summarizing recent research, The New Yorker asks why evangelical American teens find themselves so often pregnant, and why families may be stronger is blue states.
Tuesday, November 18
Sunday, November 16
Cheating for the 21st Century
An insider talks about writing other people's term papers for cash. Why do I get the feeling that every teacher who has every assigned a paper has received one of these?
Thursday, November 13
College Tuition is Even More Expensive...
... if you don't graduate. And more and more people are not graduating. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on what amounts to an enormous waste of resources.
Tuesday, November 11
Not All Bad
Saturday, November 8
This just in: after extensive research it has been determined that some kids are naturally and instinctively better at math than others.
Thursday, November 6
Bring a Smile to the Classroom or Shabbat Table
Tuesday, November 4
An Interesting Blog
Thought-provoking commentaries and reflections by a team of New York Times' educators.