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Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher(s): Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Author(s): Gabe Goldman

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Education (Teaching methods)

Keywords: Jewish Values; Youth Engagement; Environment; Education

Type: Report

Abstract:

The author discusses the range of ways in which environmental issues are integrated into Jewish education curricula. He identifies four elements of experiential education that involve students' relationship to their learning experience: 1) each other; 2) their teacher; 3) their curriculum; and 4) their physical setting. The author provides examples of Jewish environmental educational approaches which incorporate these elements.

In Jewish Education News, Summer 2008.