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Emily Witty

Emily
Amie
Witty

Clinical Assistant Professor of Education

Doctor of Education, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education & Administration, Yeshiva University, 2012
MA, Touro College Graduate School of Jewish Studies, 2006
MA, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1999
BA, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 1996

Dr. Emily Amie Witty is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Education at Stern College for Women. She has taught in NYC public schools and private Jewish schools in both NYC and Jerusalem.  Prior to her appointment at Stern College, Dr. Witty served as the Project Manager for Instructional Improvement at The Jewish Education Project. In this capacity, she gave workshops on a variety of topics, including implementing the Common Core Standards, differentiated instruction in the elementary classroom, strategies for teaching English Learners (ELs) and using a Balanced Literacy methodology. Dr. Witty is also an international presenter on the topic of Holocaust education and a contributing writer to The Call of Memory: Learning About the Holocaust Through Narrative (Ben-Yehuda Press, 2008), She is the recipient of the 2008 Chai Award from the UIA Federations of Canada for Holocaust education in the Regional Jewish Communities of Ontario.

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2008 Chai Award from the UIA Federations of Canada for Holocaust education in the Regional Jewish Communities of Ontario.

Contributing author to PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators (Yeshiva University, 2009).
https://www.yu.edu/azrieli/faculty/prism-journal

"Prelude" in The Call of Memory: A Teacher's Guide (Ben-Yehuda Press, 2008)
https://amzn.to/2CkWBqf

Educator’s Guide for Volume I, of The Years Wherein We Have Seen Evil: Selected Aspects in the History of Religious Jewry During the Holocaust (Yad Vashem, 2003). Language Editor of Volumes I and II of the same publication.
http://secure.yadvashem.org/store/product.asp?productid=814

ewitty@yu.edu

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Fall 2018
Lang & Lit in Elem Edu I
EDUC 2301

 

Linguistic Tools Lit Dev
EDUC 2133

 

Educational Technology
EDUC 4930