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ERIC Number: EJ869627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1368-4868
The Pedagogy of Slowing Down: Teaching Talmud in a Summer Kollel
Kanarek, Jane
Teaching Theology & Religion, v13 n1 p15-34 Jan 2010
This article explores a set of practices in the teaching of Talmud called "the pedagogy of slowing down." Through the author's analysis of her own teaching in an intensive Talmud class, "the pedagogy of slowing down" emerges as a pedagogical and cultural model in which the students learn to read more closely and to investigate the multiplicity of meanings inherent in the Talmudic text, thus bridging the gap between an ancient text and its contemporary students. This article describes the specific techniques in the pedagogy of slowing down, and the ways in which this teaching practice contributes both to students' becoming more attentive readers and to the ongoing development of their religious voices.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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