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  Drops of Honey - Tasting, talking and tagging Jewish education in Pittsburgh and the rest of the Jewish world! A blog by Rabbi Scott Aaron.
IDF Corps Insignias Adult Education in Uniform: Israel's Specialty by dropsofhoney
     It is a lovely experience to sit with a favorite teacher again after many years out of their classroom, and Rodef Shalom congregation provided that opportunity for myself and several other loc...
Camp education Making Congregational Schools like Camp: Easier Said than Done but Worth the Effort by dropsofhoney
I recently had the honor of teaching about integrating Jewish values in to camp educational programming at the Leaders Assembly of the Foundation for Jewish Camp .  In one of my break-out sessions ...
GUHS_Shma_logo_2010.gif A Virtual Tisch: A Interesting Idea in Adult Education by dropsofhoney
Sh'ma magazine is a long-standing journal of Jewish intellectual commentary that is highly-regarded and read amongst the Jewish intelligentsia.  The quality of their literary discussion is always s...
KF7W_AJL_2C.JPG Follow up to some earlier posts on Religious Freedom and Adult Education Cooperation by dropsofhoney
I often have the task on this blog of commenting on topics in Jewish education that are raised as problems or failures of it in the larger community.  Today I am pleased to share with you some rece...
EMS2_measuring_success.jpg Evaluation Research for Jewish Education: Everyone Making Shabbat for Themselves by dropsofhoney
There is an old teaching in the Jewish tradition that one reason the community needs a system of standards and practice is to prevent everyone from making Shabbat for themselves.  Shabbat is a comm...
9XNG_israel_flag.jpg Israel Education: Evolving a Field to Meet a Growing Need by dropsofhoney
A study was released recently that goes a long way towards helping American Jewry set parameters on whay and how our community educates itself about Israel.  Defining Israel Education  was authored...
IEDE_happy_fam_310x205.jpg What would make day school more attactive to non-Orthodox parents? by dropsofhoney
I've discussed day schools here at length in the past and the competing interests for non-Orthodox families when it comes to school decisions.  A major supporter of day schools, the Avi Chai founda...
JVHL_plasticstrees56.jpg Breaking Down the Silos: Sharing Educational Skill Development across Denominational Lines by dropsofhoney
A recent article in the Jewish Chronicle  tells about an initiative I am priviledged to teach in on developing better experiential educators for the Jewish community.  We know the value of experien...
7WHS_JCNLogo.png Podcasting: Jewish Education's New Bandwidth by dropsofhoney
I have had a busy last few weeks both personally and professionally which has kept me away from the blog unfortunately, but that doesn't mean I haven't been keeping my eye out for items to share as...
7NG0_Spertus_logo.png Spertus College: A Preview of How Pittsburgh Will Benefit by dropsofhoney
I have written here before about the Spertus College Masters of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies cohort the Agency for Jewish Learning sponsors here in Pittsburgh along with the Jewish Federatio...