Tough Questions

By Judy Elkin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), February 2004

Elkin argues against the position that the purpose of education is to give children answers, leading them to the truth. Teachers, according to Elkin, should liberate themselves from the burden of supplying the answer, encouraging curiosity and assisting children in discovering the complexities and ambiguities in our world.

Topic: Educators, Education, Teachers, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 34/608

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Elkin, Judy. Tough Questions. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). February 2004: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6237


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