DeLeT Longitudinal Survey Research Work


Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Tamir, E. & Lesik,  S. (2013). A partial least squares analysis of the factors contributing to a long-term commitment to teaching in Jewish Day Schools. Journal of Jewish Education 79 (2), 131-156.  

Tamir, E. (2011). The impact of the economic recession on teachers and teaching in Jewish day schools. Private School Monitor 32(2), 1-11. 

Tamir, E. & Magidin de-Kramer,  R. (2011). Teacher retention and career commitments among DeLeT graduates: The intersection of teachers’ background,  preparation to teaching,  and school context. Journal of Jewish Education 77(2), 76-97. 

Papers in Practitioner Non-Refereed Journals

Tamir, E. (2013). School Quality depends on teacher quality. HaYidion, 24-25, 47.

Birkeland, S.,  & Tamir, E. (2013). What does it mean for a school administrator to be supportive? Jewish Educational Leadership 12(1), 20-22.

Tamir, E. (2012). How to fix our approach to evaluation research in Jewish education -- and why we need to. eJewish Philanthropy. 

Reports

Tamir, E.,  Feiman-Nemser,  S.,  Silvera-Sasson,  R. & Cytryn,  J. (2010). The DeLeT Alumni   Survey: A Comprehensive Report on the Journey of Beginning Jewish Day School Teachers. Waltham,  MA: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education. 

Presentations

 Tamir, E. & Lesik, S. (2012, October). A partial least squares analysis of the factors contributing to a long-term commitment to teaching in Jewish Day Schools. Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education – Lunch Seminar. Waltham, Massachusetts.

Tamir, E. (2012, June). Working Conditions of DeLeT and Pardes Teachers: Challenges and Opportunities. Network for Research in Jewish Education, Newton, Massachusetts.

Birkeland, S., Feiman-Nemser, S., and Tamir, E. (2011, November). Tending the Garden: Creating Conditions to Nurture Excellent Teaching. A community event and a workshop with educational leaders from the Boston area. Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University.

Tamir, E. (2011, June). Preparing and retaining high-quality teachers: Implications for the future of Jewish day schools in North America. A Spotlight Session accepted for the Network for Research in Jewish Education, Toronto, Canada. Session video 

Tamir, E. and Magidin de-Kramer, R. (2010, June). Teacher retention and career commitments among DeLeT graduates: The intersection of teachers, background, preparation to teaching, and school context. Network for Research in Jewish Education, New York City.

Tamir, E. (2009, June). DeLeT Alumni Survey: Preliminary Findings. Network for Research in Jewish Education, Cleveland.


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