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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.
1OH0_Galilee.jpg School Choice Problems - Israeli Style by dropsofhoney
This is a blog post from a colleague, Rabbi Marc Rosenstein, in Israel whose blog, Galilee Diary , discusses daily life in his neck of the Israeli woods.  This post describes the problems of public...
Cider from Ben Harris's press Sukkot: An Experiential Educator's Dream Holiday by dropsofhoney
Forgive my tardiness in posting, but during the High Holidays I serve as the rebbetzin in our family while my wife handles does the rabbi-ing.  That means for me the usual day job responsibilities ...
HSCF_imagesCASJ7U5G.jpg Shana Tovah! by dropsofhoney
My wife has a new toy.  She upgraded to an IPhone recently and has downloaded a shofar app.  She and the kids are getting a real chuckle out of setting off the blasts at the most inopportune times ...
Back to school Day School Data: Tough Choices in Tough Times by dropsofhoney
The new school year is now well underway and the release of new data is floating in like autumn leaves.  I was intrigued by the latest from JData.com which is a project of Brandeis University that ...
G32Z_2011_Fall_Adult_Education_Catalog_pdf.png The School Year Begins! by dropsofhoney
Tomorrow my oldest starts school downtown at CAPA while my younger two are already back in their desks at CDS .  Religious schools will soon be in session as well including adult education.  In oth...
IP8S_tishabav.jpg Tisha B'Av from an educational viewpoint by dropsofhoney
Tonight begins the 9th of Av which is the date on the Hebrew calendar attributed to the destruction of both ancient Temples.  This is traditionally a day of mourning and atonement with practices si...
Across The Rivers Across The Rivers: Bringing Quality Adult Jewish Education to Your Part of the 'Burgh by dropsofhoney
An exciting year-long project is underway here in Pittsburgh through our agency that I hope will expand what we can offer to adult learners in terms of quality and accessibility in Jewish study.  I...
ICenter ICamp: Setting Standards for Israel Education by dropsofhoney
I recently attended ICamp which was sponsored by the ICenter , a organization dedicated to improving training and curriculum in Israel education in North America for grades K-12.  While Pittsburgh ...
Facebook and Jewish Education: Intergrating Digital Media in the Jewish Education Classroom by dropsofhoney
A brilliant colleague whom I have discussed here before, Dr. David Bryfman , recently wrote an excellent blogpost about the effect of social networking on Jewish education in terms of mindsets and ...
Cyber Day School On-Line Day School by dropsofhoney
I just read a very interesting article about a yeshiva high school in California that is utilizing a cyber charter school like the one here in Pennsylvania to fulfill its secular studies needs.  In...