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A Little Bit More Far than Mexico: How 3- and 4- year old Jewish children understand Israel 3-15-21 Done - Shared screen with speaker view
Anna Hartman
20:43
Welcome, everyone!
Deborah Moukit
21:20
Shalom from Debbie Moukit - Gan Shelanu - Newton
Laurel Fisher
21:22
Laurel Fisher from the Dallas JCC, I hang out with PreK kiddos.
cherene radis
21:25
Cherene Radis Moriah ECC in Deerfield
Aileen Landau
21:45
Aileen Landau - Gan Aliyah in Needham, MA
Sasha Kopp
21:53
Sasha Kopp from The Jewish Education Project
Stephanie Lerner
22:01
Stephanie Lerner- Temple Shir Tikva ELC, Wayland MA
Nancy Manewith
22:10
hi Nancy Manewith BJE-ECC Chicago
Julie Mednick-Simmons
22:13
Julie Mednick-Simmons Z Frank Apachi Northbrook
Sharon Sherry
22:19
Sharon Sherry, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washingtion
Rebecca Gautieri
22:21
Rebecca Gautieri Berman Hebrew Academy Preschool, Rockville, MD
Alana Lebovitz
22:36
Alana Lebovitz BJE-ECC Northbrook
Lucy Banerji
22:58
Hello ALL! Lucy Banerji
Lucy Banerji
23:14
Temple Shalom Nursery School in Newton MA
Jessica Robins
23:40
Jessica Robins, Mandel JCC (toddlers through Pre-K) in Cleveland
Ray Sherman
24:04
Ray Sherman Director of Early Childhood Education at the JCYS in Wicker Par Chicago
Anna Hartman
39:25
Oh my goash—pages and pages of transcripts!
Anna Hartman
39:33
*gosh
Anna Hartman
40:15
—Israel as a country; as a uniquely Jewish place; how children feel about Israel
Sheri Brown
41:29
Had all of these children travelled abroad at some point in their lives?
Mara Bier
48:08
What were the ages of the children you interviewed?
Anna Hartman
48:14
(3 and 4)
Anna Hartman
48:32
(They were in the threes or fours class)
Sasha Kopp
48:34
They will name their toys after it
Suzanne Appel
48:38
Elsa and Anna
Laurel Fisher
48:40
rainbows
Sheri Brown
48:42
The LOVE their family. They want to be with them and not be apart from them
Beth Hoch
48:43
They draw pictures of it.
Julie Mednick-Simmons
48:43
they jump up and down, eyes light up, huge smile, perhaps laughter
Jean Losek
48:44
eyes light up
Sharon Sherry
48:44
Dress up like princesses
Deborah Moukit
48:51
Smiles
Amy Damast
48:54
It looks like loud voices and big movements
Tami Mizrachi
48:55
Loud excitement. Jumping up and down
Suzanne Appel
48:56
They want to listen to the soundtrack constantly
Shira Simchovitch
48:56
Their faces light up when they encounter the loved object/person/story etc
Laurel Fisher
48:57
Talk about it all the time!
Turhan Karabey
48:57
Dinosaurs - toys!
Sasha Kopp
48:59
Play it on the playground
Aileen Landau
49:01
volcano - know and share lots of facts about it
Jenna Turner
49:02
talk about it all of the time
Robin Bright
49:05
Talk about it all the time
cherene radis
49:14
Act it out
Jean Losek
49:24
repeat it repeat it repeat it
cherene radis
49:25
have as birthday themes
Suzanne Appel
49:40
Want to be the princesses
Julie Mednick-Simmons
49:47
they describe every detail…
Jenna Turner
49:55
they share every fact, story that relates, items that relate
Rebecca Gautieri
50:05
talk about their relationship to it, e.g., "I went there", "my cousin lives there"
Laurel Fisher
50:10
Transfer to ALL areas
Laurel Fisher
50:24
(Or Elsa pjs!)
cherene radis
50:54
use it for nap time
Rebecca Gautieri
53:37
Had any of the kids ever been to Israel and did they give different responses? Or, do any of them have close relatives there, such as grandparents?
Anna Hartman
56:49
—Sinclair et al say: When ppl learn about Israel, they move from being lo-res to hi-res (fuzzy to more focused and details); AND they also move from not being connected to Israel to being very connected.
Anna Hartman
57:11
—In this matrix, people head for top right-hand corner—lot of knowledge and lot of connection.
Anna Hartman
57:59
—In Israel Ed, there has been the idea that someone should learn to love Israel and then they will want to learn more. Sinclair et al suggested that the process is about a little of one growth and a little of the other.
Anna Hartman
58:05
What did we see?
Turhan Karabey
58:11
What explains the decrease?
Anna Hartman
58:20
We saw children with high resolution but connection was low.
Sivan Zakai
59:16
We imagine this first step as a chrysalis phase. (It goes in only one direction, creating knowledge, before the butterfly)
Anna Hartman
59:37
Our theory, emerging from the study, is that Jewish ECE children are creating knowledge a great deal during these years. And then transforms into a relationship that involves connection.
Sasha Kopp
01:17:34
I am curious how young children understand time - particularly related to the stories. Do they understand an idea of an “ancient Israel” and a “modern Israel?”
Sasha Kopp
01:20:00
Yes! Great point!
Mara Bier
01:21:05
Will the research continue?
Jean Losek
01:21:41
I'm curious, were the children interviewed individually or in groups?
Shira Simchovitch
01:22:52
I live here and I don't always get it!
Anna Hartman
01:23:01
Yes, Shira!
Mara Bier
01:23:02
I would be happy to share with the researchers the work that we did in DC with this topic if there is interest.
Shira Simchovitch
01:23:18
I'd like to comment as well/
Jean Losek
01:23:36
I feel that the world is getting smaller in the sense that travel is easy and our children are becoming citizens of the world. Do you think this has an effect on this age? 3-4 yrs?
Lauren Applebaum
01:23:52
Mara, we'd always love to learn more! I'll send you our email address
cherene radis
01:24:44
Jean we did both individually and in groups
Sivan Zakai
01:24:46
Yes, feel free to use the chat to share about other investigations you've done in your schools and/or what you know and think about all of this!
Shira Simchovitch
01:33:24
Kol Hakavod!
Rebecca Gautieri
01:33:25
Thank you all for sharing your experience and research!
Sasha Kopp
01:33:27
Thank you! This was fascinating to hear about and I am so grateful that you could be here to share with our community!