Topic: Respectfulness in Three Ottawa Jewish Day Schools
Description: testing the hypothesis that when students are respected by their teachers, parents and other adults significant in their lives, the students are more respectful of their teachers, parents and other adults significant in their lives.
Topic: Text and Exegesis: Student reconstructions of classic Bible stories
Description: the first is regarding how students understand midrash and text in chumash and navi, and the second is on how "ultra-Orthodox" people in Lakewood are starting to be more open to college and work.
Topic: On the Use of Artifacts to Teach About the Holocaust
Description: using small groups of pre- and in-service teachers who are studying the Holocaust, I am looking at attitudes about using Holocaust artifacts to introduce students to the lives and contexts of individuals in the Holocaust.