Teach Them Diligently to Your Children: An Experiment in Avocational Teaching

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dc.contributor.author Feiman-Nemser, Sharon
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-25T15:14:52Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-25T15:14:52Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.citation Feiman-Nemser, S. (1997). Teach them diligently to your children: An experiment in avocational teaching, Religious Education, 92(4), 440-458.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/30771
dc.description.abstract This paper describes how the idea of avocational teaching took shape in one particular context. It begins with a brief institutional history and then outlines some of the decisions we made during the start-up phase of the project when we were inventing structures and shaping expectations. The heart of the paper is a discussion of five features that came to characterize the KI approach to avocational teaching and teacher development. The concluding section examines some lessons we learned about what it takes to sustain ongoing teacher development. These lessons go beyond concerns about avocational teaching to address broader issues of educational leadership and teacher learning. The paper draws on a rich archive of interviews, fieldnotes, and documents collected over a three-year period.
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Routledge
dc.rights Copyright by Religious Education Association of the United States and Canada Fall 1997
dc.subject pedagogy of Jewish studies
dc.subject learning conditions
dc.subject philosophy of Jewish Education
dc.title Teach Them Diligently to Your Children: An Experiment in Avocational Teaching
dc.type Article


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