|Posted by Danny on November 29, 2012 at 10:15 AM|
Last night Dr. Jeffrey Kress presented his new book, "Development, Learning and Community: Educating for Identity in Pluralistic Jewish High Schools," to a collection of faculty and students. He explained that the book arose from the question: Why is there a distinction between formal and informal (or experiential) education? Why not consider the point of view of the student - who experiences both of these?
Dr. Kress concluded his presentation by posing questions provoked by his research:
Is the classroom the final frontier of experiential education in informal settings?
Is there a common framework of goals and "actice ingredients" that can apply to educational experiences wherever they take place?
To learn more, read the book!