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Making Jewish Learning Meaningful

March 16, 2021 by Lisa Schopf (Faculty and Staff)

Middle School Director Lisa Schopf published an article in The Lookstein Center’s Jewish Educational Leadership journal about making Jewish learning meaningful. Her article explores the essential role of meaning-making in the learning process and examines multiple pathways that educators can use as a framework of their lessons. In her piece, Lisa reflects: “In finding the meaning, learners will engage more deeply, and they will secure their learning in a way that will shape them, guide them forward, and become a component of their evolving selves. Helping our students find, or more accurately, make meaning of their learning is not a special feature of a good lesson; rather, it is the foundation of any effective and enduring lesson.” Read the full article.