Research Guide in Jewish Studies: Jewish Education

General Education

Jewish Education

General Education

I. Philosophy, History, Anthropology of General Education

Dewey, John. The School and the Society. ERC LB875 .D4 1990
Dewey, John. The Child and the Curriculum. ERC LB875 .D34 1956
Dewey, John. Experience and Education. ERC LB875 .D3943 1959
E.D. Hirsch. Cultural Literacy. ERC LB45 .H7 1988
Peters, R. S. "Reason and Habit: The Paradox of Moral Education," Philosophy and Education, editor I. Scheffler. ERC LB7 .S28 1966
Peters, R. S. "Criteria of Education," Ethics and Education. ERC LB880 .P43 1967
Rosenak, M. Commandments and Concerns. BM103 .R63 1987
Rosenak, M. Roads to the Palace. BM70 .R66 1995
Rousseau, J. Emile. ERC LB512 .E5 B6 1962
Scheffler, Israel. "In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions." Reason and Teaching.
ERC LB885 .S34 R43 1989
Whitehead, A. N. The Aims of Education. ERC LB41 .W67 1967

II. Human Development, Psychology of Learning

Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment. pp. 160 and 152183. GR 550 B47 1989
Bronfenbrenner, Urie. The Ecology of Human Development. ERC BF722 B76
Bruner, Jerome. “Narrative and Paradigmatic Modes of Thought” in Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, edited by E. Eisner. ERC LB5 N25 v .84 pt.2
Egan, Kieran. The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding.
ERC LB14.7 .E53 1997
Egan, Kieran. Education Development. ERC LB 1570 E384
Erikson, Erik. Childhood and Society. ERC HQ781 .E75 1963
Gardner, Howard. The Unschooled Mind. ERC LB1062 .G36 1991
Jensen, Eric. Teaching with the Brain In Mind. RESERVE and ERC LB 1060 J46 1998
Sylvester, Robert. A Celebration of Neurons. QP360.5 .S96 1995
Paley, Vivian. “On Listening to What Children Say.” Harvard Educational Review, vol. 56, no. 2. (May 1986), pp. 122131
Smith and Denton. Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. ERC BL625 .47 S653 2005

III. Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum

Bransford, J.D., Brown, A.L., and Cocking, R.R., eds. How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. ERC LB1060 .H68 2000
Brooks, Jacqueline and Brooks, Martin. In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms. RESERVE and ERC LB 1590 .3 B75 1999
Bruner, Jerome. The Process of Education. ERC LB 885 B78 1963
Doll, William E. A Post-Modern Perspective on Curriculum. ERC LB1570 D616 1993
Egan, Kieran. Teaching As Story Telling: An Alternative Approach to Teaching and Curriculum in the Elementary School ERC LB1027 .E414 1989
Egan, Kieran. The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding.
ERC LB14 .7 E53 1997
Eisner, E.W. The Educational Imagination: On the Design and Evaluation of School Program. ERC LB1570 .E45
Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind ERC BF431 G244 1983
Harris, Maria. Teaching and Religious Imagination. pp. 1116. ERC LB1027.2 .H37 1987
Jackson, Philip. Life in Classrooms. ERC LB 1032 J3
Jackson, Philip. “The Mimetic and the Transformative.” The Practice of Teaching. pp. 115145. ERC LB 1025 .2 J3 1986
Jensen, E. Teaching with the Brain in Mind. ERC LB1591.5 .U57 J46 2001
Johnson, David W. and Johnson, R. Circles of Learning: Cooperation in the Classroom ERC LB1032 .C537 1986
Schon, Donald. The Reflective Practitioner. ERC LC1059 .S45 1990
Schwab, Joseph. “Eros and Education” and “The Practical” (1, 3, and 4) in Science, Curriculum, and Liberal Education, edited by I. Westbury and N. Wilkof. ERC LB885 S38 S34
Shulman, Lee. “Those Who Understand: Knowledge Growth in Teaching” in Educational Researcher, vol. 15, no. 2 (February 1986), pp. 414.
Tyler, Ralph. Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction. ERC LB1570 .T983
Wiggins, G. “The Futility of Trying to Teach Everything of Importance” in Educational Leadership, vol. 47 (1989) pp. 4459.

IV. Moral education

Damon, William. The Moral Child. ERC BF723 M45 D36 1990
Hansen, David. The Call to Teach. ERC LB1775.2 H35 1995
Lickona, T. Educating For Character. ERC LC268 L475 1991
Noddings, N. The Challenge to Care in Schools. ERC LC311 N57 1992
Zins, Weissberg, ed. Building Academic Success on Social and Emotional Learning: What Does the Research Say. ERC LB1072 B85 2004

V. Educational Reform

Barth, R. Improving Schools from Within. ERC LA217 B38 1990
Comer, James. School Power. ERC LC 5133 N37 C65 1995
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. ERC LB880 F7313
Fullan, Michael. The New Meaning of Educational Change. ERC LB2804 A8 1997
Goodlad, John. A Place Called School. ERC LA217 .G66 2004
Illich, I. Deschooling Society. ERC LB1027 I4 1971a
Sarason, S. The Culture of the School and the Problem of Change. ERC LA210 S34 1982
Sizer, T. Horace’s Compromise. ERC LA222 S54 1984
Sarason, S. The Creation of Settings and the Future Societies. HM133 S25

VI. Leadership and Administration

Barth, Roland. Run, School, Run. ERC LD7501 .N743 B37
Lickona, Thomas. Educating for Character. ERC LC268 .L475 1991
Sergiovanni, Thomas. Building Community in Schools. ERC LB2805 .S518 1994
Sergiovann, Thomas. Moral Leadership: Getting to the Heart of School Improvement ERC LB2805 .S76 1992

VII. Gender and Education

Tyack, D. and Hansot, E. "Feminists Discover the Hidden Injuries of Coeducation"; The Jossey Bass Reader on Gender in Education. Reserve ERC LC212.92 .J67 2002 and in Learning Together ERC LB 3066 T93 1990
Pollack, William. "Real Boys: The truths behind the myths": The Jossey Bass Reader on Gender in Education. Reserve ERC LC212.92 .J67 2002
Orenstein, Peggy. "Anita Hill is a Boy: Tales from a Gender-Fair Classroom" in The Jossey Bass Reader on Gender in Education. Reserve ERC LC212.92 .J67 2002 and School Girls, pp. 245274. ERC HQ 798. O74 1995
Gilligan, Carol. In a Different Voice. HQ1206 .G58 1982

Jewish Education

I. Philosophy of Jewish Education

Fox, Seymour. Vision at the Heart: Lessons from Camp Ramah on the Power of Ideas in Shaping Educational Institutions. BM103 .F69 2000
Fox, Seymour, Sheffler, Israel and Marom, Daniel. Visions of Jewish Education.
ERC LC719 .V51 2003
Lukinsky, J. “Integrating Jewish and General Studies in the Day School: Philosophy and Scope," Integrative Learning. Max Nadel, ed. ERC Oversize BM103 .I58 1978
"The Practice of Integration in the Jewish Day School” in Integrative Learning. Max Nadel, ed. ERC Oversize BM103 .I58 1978
Nussbaum, A. "Creating an Integrated School Atmosphere” in Integrative Learning. Max Nadel, ed. ERC Oversize BM103 .I58 1978
Lukinsky, J. “Jewish Education and Scholarship: Maybe the Lies We Tell Are Really True” in The Seminary at 100 REFERENCE and Main BM90 .J565 S46 1987

II. Teaching and Learning and Curriculum

Dorph, Gail. “What Do Teachers Need to Know In Order to Teach Torah.” Essays in Education and Judaism in Honor of Joseph S. Lukinsky. ERC BM103 .E88 2002
Fox, S. and Rosenfeld, G., eds. From the Scholar to the Classroom: Translating Jewish Tradition into the Curriculum ERC and Main BM101 1977
Holtz, B. Textual Knowledge. ERC BS1193 .H65 2003
Kohn, Daniel B. Practical Pedagogy for the Jewish Classroom Management, Instruction, and Curriculum. BM108 .K65 1999
Totten, Samuel. Teaching and Studying the Holocaust. ERC D804.33 .T46 2000

III. The Contemporary Jewish Community; History and Contemporary Realities of American Jewish Education. Commission of Jewish Education in North America

A Time to Act. ERC LC3571 .C66 1991
Ackerman, Walter. “Jewish Education—For What.” American Jewish Year Book, vol. 70 (1969) pp. 135. E184 .J5 A6 v.70
Ackerman, Walter. “The Americanization of Jewish Education.” Judaism, vol. 24 (1975) pp. 416435.
Aron, I., ed. A Congregation of Learners, pp. 5677, 119138, and 185227. ERC BM75 .C66 1995
Brown, Michael. “It’s Off To Camp We Go.” Tradition Renewed BM90 .J56 T83 1997
Chazan, Barry. “What is Informal Jewish Education.” Journal of Jewish Communal Service, vol. 67, no. 4 (1991).
Chazan, Barry. “Education in the Synagogue: The Transformation of the Supplementary School.” In The American Synagogue: A Sanctuary Transformed, pp. 170184. BM655 .A48 1987
Cohen and Eisen. The Jew Within. BM205 .C62 2000
Cohen, Steven M. “Impact of Varieties of Jewish Education Upon Jewish Identity." In Contemporary Jewry, vol. 16 (1995), pp. 6896.
Eisen, Arnold. Taking Hold of Torah. BM565 .E55 1997
Ettenberg, S. and Rosenfeld, G. The Ramah Experience. ERC BM135 .R35 1989
Fishman, Sylvia Barak. Jewish Life and American Culture. E184.36 E84 F57 2000
Gamoran, Adam, Ellen Goldring and Bill Robinson. “Towards Building a Profession.” Abiding Challenges: Research Perspectives on Jewish Education, pp. 449475.
ERC LC715 .A2 B34 1999
Grant, Schuster, Cohen, and Woocher. A Journey of Heart and Mind: Transformative Jewish Learning in Adulthood. ERC BM75.J68 2004
Heilman, Samuel. “From T-Shirts to Peak Experiences: Teens, the Israel Trip and Jewish Identity.” Abiding Challenges: Research Perspectives on Jewish Education, pp. 231249. ERC LC715 .A2 B34 1999
Heilman, Samuel. “Inside the Jewish School” in What We Know About Jewish Education, pp. 303330. BM75 .W48 1992
Heilman, Samuel. The People of the Book. BM205 .H43 1983
Horowitz, Bethamie. “Connections and Journeys.” Contemporary Jewry, vol. 19 (1998), pp. 63–94.
London, Perry and Barry Chazan. Psychology and Jewish Identity Development
ERC BF697 .P79 1990
Rauch, E. The Education of Jews and the American Community. ERC LC3571 .R37 2004
Reimer, J. Succeeding at Jewish Education. BM103 .R425 1997
Sarna, Jonathan. American Judaism. BM205 .S26 2004
Woocher, Jonathan. “Towards a 'Unified Field' Theory of Jewish Continuity” in A Congregation of Learners: Transforming the Synagogue into a Learning Community, pp.1455. ERC BM75 .C66 1995

IV. Teacher Education and Professional Development

Davis, Moshe. Teaching Jewish Civilization: A Global Approach to Higher Education. Reference and Main BM71 .T43 1995
Elster, S. R. “Unimagined Bridges: On Mentors and Protégés.” Touching the Future: Mentoring and the Jewish Professional, pp. 5661. ERC and Main LC5225 .M45 T68 1995
Holtz, Barry, Adam Gamoran, Gail Dorph, Ellen Goldring, and Bill Robinson. “Changing the Core: Communal Policies and Present Realities in the Professional Development of Teachers for Jewish Schools.” Journal of Jewish Communal Service, vol. 76, no. 3 (2000), pp. 173186.

V. Festschriften
Marantz, Haim, ed. Judaism and Education: Essays in Honor of Walter I. Ackerman. ERC LC715 .J83 1998
Cohen, B. and A. Ofek, eds. Essays in Education and Judaism in Honor of Joseph S. Lukinsky. ERC BM103 .E88 2002
Nisan, Mordecai and Oded Schremer, eds. Educational Deliberations: Studies in Education Dedicated to Shlomo (Seymour) Fox. ERC LC715 .M25 2005
Shapiro, A. and B. Cohen, eds. Studies in Jewish Education and Judaica in Honor of Louis Newman. ERC, Main and Reference LC715 .A2 N4 1984

VI. Bibliographies and Handbooks

Drachler, Norman. A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States.
ERC REF Z5814 .J4 D72 1996
Goodman, Roberta Louis. The Adult Jewish Education Handbook: Planning, Practice, and Theory. BM75 .G66 2004
Handelman, Maxine Segal. Jewish Every Day: The Complete Handbook for Early Childhood Teachers. ERC Oversize BM103 .H35 2000
Kelman, Stuart L. What We Know About Jewish Education: A Handbook of Today’s Research for Tomorrow’s Jewish Education. BM75 .W48 1992
Kelman Vicky. Jewish Family Retreats: A Handbook. ERC Oversize BM156 .K4 1992
Marcus, Audrey Friedman. The New Jewish Teachers Handbook.
ERC Oversize BM103 .J48 1994
Moskowitz, Nachama Skolnik. The Ultimate Jewish Teacher’s Handbook.
ERC Oversize BM103 .U48 2003
Schein, Jeffrey L. Growing Together: Resources, Programs and Experiences for Jewish Family Education. ERC Oversize BM 193 .G77 2001
Tornberg, Robert E. The Jewish Educational Leader’s Handbook.
ERC REF BM103 .J395 1998
Wolf, Sandy Furfine. The Jewish Preschool Teacher’s Handbook.
ERC Oversize BM103 .W65 1991

VII. Journals and Magazines

Babagenewz (includes Teachers' and Parents' Guides)
Hebrew Higher Education
Jewish Education News CAJE
Jewish Educational Leadership (Contact JTS Library staff for password access)
Journal of Jewish Education
Ten Da’at
Religious Education
Studies in Jewish Education
Your Child

Derech Agada
Dor LeDor: Kevatsim le-heker toldot ha-hinukh ha-Yehudi ve-Yisrael uva-tefutsot
HaChinuch Ves'vivo
Hed HaChinuch
Mayim MiDalyav

VIII. Highlights From JTS’s Resources Available Online

ATLA/ATLAS Religion Database: Biblical studies and world religions; citations and selected full text articles from journals (1949–present)

EBSCOhost MasterFILE: Primarily non-Judaica, popular and scholarly (citations and selected full text)

Encyclopaedia Judaica: Second edition (2007 update of original 1971 edition)

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center: citations, abstracts, or full text of journal articles, books, conference papers, technical reports, and policy papers on education, (1960–present)

Index to Jewish Periodicals: Magazines and journals in English (citations only)

JSTOR: Scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, in European languages (full text)

Project Muse: Scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, 1990s–2000s (full text)

Bar-Ilan Responsa Project: Classic Rabbinic texts, responsa, Entsiklopedia Talmudit, journal articles

RAMBI: Reshimat Ma'amarim be-Mada'ei ha-Yahadut: Scholarly articles on Jewish subjects in several languages (citations only)

IX. Additional Electronic Resources
Many of these websites provide current reports, newsletters, lesson plans, and survey results and analysis.

Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education

The Avi Chai Foundation

Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York

Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Jewish Education Service of North America

Lookstein Center for Jewish Education

Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education

Melton Centre for Jewish Education [Hebrew University]

Melton Research Center: Standards and Benchmarks [The Jewish Theological Seminary]

Meltonarts: Learning About Judaism Through the Arts

Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education

RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network

Solomon Schechter Day School Association

Sosland Online Resource Center (Part of JESNA)

Sources for the History of Jewish Education (JEDU) (Also available on CD-ROM 92)

United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism: Education


Over 450 full-text electronic journals in Education are available via the Journal Locator from campus computers, and by remote access (for JTS students and faculty).