The Aims and Methodology of Jewish History Textbooks in the Intermediate Grades of the Jewish School in America
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
History of Religion
United States History
The problem posed in this dissertation is the analysis of Jewish history textbooks used widely in the elementary Jewish schools of the United States since the decade of 1930. The purposes of this study are to formulate criteria for analyzing the aims and methodology of the Jewish history textbooks and especially to ascertain the developments or trends in the teaching of Jewish history in the elementary Jewish school which may be reflected in the textbooks.