Posts Tagged ‘learning’

The JCC’s FedEd Offers Short Classes with Big Subjects

Through the JCC’s Adult Jewish Learning Department, FedEd, adults now have the opportunity to study with leading rabbis and scholars to explore subjects on a large variety of Jewish-based subjects, lasting for six weeks or less. Students are now able to delve into a variety of classes, mixing and matching them to structure a class…

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A Rabbi, A Lawyer & An Inmate: First in a Series of Classes

On Feb. 3, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Tugman Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield, Rabbi Shneur Silberberg, Attorney Sanford A. Schulman and former inmate Steven will discuss why society locks people up and what we hope to achieve by doing so. More than 2.2 million Americans are incarcerated, making the United States the world…

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Gavriel Salomon

Gavriel Salomon Is Born

October 12, 1938 A specialist in the field of educational psychology, Gavriel Salomon served as the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa from 1993-1998. He is the author of four books and more than 120 articles on technology, learning and peace education. In 1998, he established the Center for Research…

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a young boy studying and doing homework in a cool study space

At Home: Study Zones

Set up the ultimate workstation for your kids. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor This school year, you can help set up your kids for success. It’s all about having the perfect study zone at home. Lois Haron, owner of Designs in Decorator Wood & Laminates in Farmington Hills, has some advice for setting up your kids’…

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Detroit Country Day School (DCDS) students smile for the camera. Three students sit in front and two students stand behind as they work on a chemistry project.

Detroit Country Day School Is Building A Vivid Future

Sponsored by Detroit Country Day School How Detroit Country Day School is reinventing the education experience for 21st-century learners through renovated spaces and student-first mentality Schools all over the world struggle to keep up with the rapid evolution of technology, and the changing environment that social media and digital advances have created for students. At…

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Hillel students, faculty and staff spell out 60 in honor of the school’s 60th anniversary.

Hillel At 60

Above: Hillel students, faculty and staff spell out 60 in honor of the school’s 60th anniversary. Nurturing Jewish leaders traditionally and now in 21st-century fashion. As Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit heralds its 60th year, it celebrates the transformation of a school from a traditional academic model into an institution that is nationally regarded as…

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Learning To Learn: City Year members help students make the grade.

Every weekday morning, a small group of young adults wearing red jackets gathers outside the entrances to 11 Detroit and Harper Woods public schools, clapping and cheering as students arrive. These 71 City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members are there to welcome students and get them excited about a day of learning. “In high-poverty neighborhoods, students…

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