Philosophy Program, Jewish Studies Program, Human Rights Program, Historical Studies Program, and Masters of Arts in Teaching Present
However, the exclusive focus on Korczak’s dramatic end is a disservice. He was one of the twentieth century's outstanding moral educators. This talk focuses on his child-centered humanism as well as his identification with Poles and Jews in the expression of this humanism.
American born and raised, Marc Silverman received his BA, MA and doctorate at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and served for over 30 years as Senior Lecturer in the Hebrew University School of Education. He has published in the fields of educational philosophy and Jewish culture and education. He is the author of A Pedagogy of Humanist Moral Education: The Educational Thought of Janusz Korczak (2017), published by Palgrave Macmillan Press.
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Time: 6:15 pm
Location: Olin, Room 202