A Still Small Voice: Considering the Significace of Teacher Narratives in Contemporary Jewish Education

Publication Date: January 1999

Publisher: Bar-Ilan University; Freund Publishing House Ltd.

Author(s): Alex D.M. Pomson

Research Area: Education

Keywords: Jewish education; Canadian Jews

Type: Report

Coverage: Canada


In Abiding Challenges: Studies in Jewish Education, 427-447.
This chapter describes what primarily has been an effort to generate narratives authored by those who live and work in Jewish schools. It has aimed to investigate what it might mean for them to engage in a process of narrative self-inquiry. It has attempted to understand how Jewish teachers experience this process. The article concludes with an informed speculation as the way these narratives might be employed by their professional colleagues.