Yeshiva University-Sponsored Seminar for Jewish Day School Teachers June 29

May 31, 2005 — Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University (YU) will present a one-day seminar for high school teachers affiliated with the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools (AMODS), a YU-sponsored network of Jewish day schools and yeshivas. The seminar will take place Wed., June 29 at the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (CHAT).

Dr. Moshe Sokolow will lead the seminar, on “Insights into Torah and Parshanut (Commentaries).” He is the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Professor of Jewish Education at Azrieli Graduate School; author of numerous works on Jewish Bible and scholarship, as well as curricular material for teachers; and editor of Ten Da’at, a journal of Jewish education, and “Texts and Topics: Curricular Instruction Materials for Jewish Educators.” He received his BA, MA, and PhD degrees from Yeshiva University.

The seminar will include sessions on methodology, pedagogy, model lessons, and the use of computers (data bases, internal searches, and arranging lessons), and is free-of-charge to teachers in AMODS schools. To register and for further information, please contact Sam Kapustin, principal of Jewish studies at CHAT, at 416-636-5984. Session details are available upon request.

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