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About the Author
Rabbi Aryeh Ben David, a world-renowned educator, is committed to plucking the soul strings of teachers and students alike in order to transform how we learn and grow. He is the founder of Ayeka: Center for Soulful Jewish Education, which trains educators of all denominations, campus professionals, and staff of middle and high schools how to teach Jewish subjects with more soulfulness, personal meaning and impact on life. Formerly he was a senior faculty member and director of spiritual education at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem. He has been the keynote speaker for national conferences of Reform, Conservative and Orthodox rabbis, and has served as the educational consultant for Hillel International for three years.
Dr. Erica Brown is an educator and author who consults for non-profits and currently serves as the community scholar for The Jewish Center in Manhattan. The recipient of a Covenant Award for her work in education, she is author of Inspired Jewish Leadership: Practical Approaches to Building Strong Communities, among other books.
Table of Contents
Who Is This Book For?
My Crisis as a Teacher
The Old GPS of Jewish Education: Knowledge and Continuity
The New GPS of Jewish Learning: "Becoming"A Call to My Future Self
Asking the New Questions
Part 1: Laying the Foundation for Soulful Education 1
What Does It Mean to Be a Soulful Person?
What Does It Mean to Be a Soulful Teacher?
Creating Soulful Space
The Soulful Education Approach: Loving Our Students
Part 2: The Six Essential Steps of Soulful Education: Bringing Soulfulness into Everything You Teach
Step 1: Transitioning into the Class
Step 2: Introducing the Learning
Step 3: Mindful Engagement
Step 4: Heartful Engagement
Step 5: Summarizing the Learning
Step 6: Transitioning Out of the Class
Appendix: Ayeka-cizing Classes
About the Author