These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Tag Archives: Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE)

Wonderful things in a Jewish Day School Classroom!

Posted on March 13, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

Happy Purim from Pennsylvania

Posted on March 8, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

Me with my youngest “sister” =)

Saligman Middle!

Posted on March 6, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

I haven’t started teaching yet, but I have been at the school for two days. It’s a very small school, just one hallway.  But everyone is so nice and welcoming. The teacher I am working with is really wonderful and we’ve already started looking at my source sheets and my lesson plans.  Everyday they have Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Memorable Educator Quotes:

Posted on March 5, 2012 by W. Keller

Here are a few impressions that members of the PEP program have shared during their student teaching interships in North America! Esther Dubow: I taught in Hebrew on Friday and it was no big deal, such a relief!

[PEP Student] Checking in from San Fran!

Posted on March 5, 2012 by Cheryl Stone

By Cheryl Stone I’ve observed tons of classes (my mentor is taking that part of her assignment very seriously, no down time to work on prep for me)! In Adv. Tanach, I got to see a great way to use Moodle and Google Docs to get kids started on their DoNows, review the material, get Continue Reading »

Valley Forge and arriving in Philadelphia

Posted on March 5, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

My dad and I left Friday morning to drive to Philadelphia. It was a wonderful trip since I normally live in Israel and we only see each other once a year! It was really a treat to spend some time with him! We stopped in Hershey, PA for the night and then went to Valley Continue Reading »

Schechter School Visit!

Posted on March 5, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

Tuesday night I drove up to Oak Brook to have dinner with Katie, Jack, and Gail at Cheese Cake Factory. I also saw Katie and Rick’s new home, which is gorgeous! Then I continued to Buffalo Grove to sleep at my cousins house to be close to the Schechter Jewish Day School that I observed Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Student Teaching, I

Posted on February 29, 2012 by W. Keller

By William Keller Last year, student teaching at Lander Grinspoon Academy, I was thrown into teaching on my first day. Although I was flustered by the flurry of activity I wasn’t ready for, I felt like I was a part of the school immediately.  Here at Maimo everybody has been welcoming, but for the most Continue Reading »

[Student Profile] Stu Jacobs

Posted on February 21, 2012 by David Bogomolny

“I’m very adamant about a pluralistic model of Jewish practice.” -Stu Jacobs In 5th grade, a teacher inspired Stu Jacobs to explore and gradually start keeping more mitzvot, and throughout his youth the young man strived to connect to and practice a new mitzvah every single year. His teacher had said that ‘he didn’t have Continue Reading »

Nerves!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on February 20, 2012 by Andrea Wiese

I am so nervous, and so excited! I am flying in two days to the US for student teaching! I am really lucky since I will be able to see my family first in Chicago before going to Philadelphia, but then it will be down to business! I am so excited to see what a Continue Reading »