The Jewish world offers many opportunities for teacher training. Most are focused on how to effectively transmit Jewish knowledge into the minds of students. Ayeka reaches beyond cerebral learning and helps teachers incorporate spiritual growth and personal transformation into their Jewish teaching.
Out of the various programs which focus on spiritual development, Ayeka’s approach is:
Ayeka coined educational mantras such as:
With Soulful Education, teachers and students are discovering that Jewish texts have something personal and meaningful to say to their lives.
Through its training programs for over 250 educators in North America and Israel, its online presence for over 4,000 readers, and its Soulful Education book, Ayeka has launched an innovative educational approach that is creating waves in Jewish education.
Aryeh Ben David’s presentation was the best I have heard in all my years at JLI. His Ayeka approach is so simple, yet sophisticated. It solves two of my (and maybe many others’) biggest challenges teaching JLI: how to use the material to spur personal growth and how to encourage the students to interact and get to know each other. – Mendel B., Chabad Shliach, Plano, TX