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Beyond Classroom Helpers: Building Connected Communities

Beyond Classroom Helpers: Building Connected Communities

Madrichim programs serve as key components of many synagogues’ teen engagement programs. High school students, and sometimes post-B’nai Mitzvah middle schoolers, assist in a wide variety tasks and responsibilities.

By elevating the training and responsibilities of madrichim, we, as educators, can provide them with tools and experiences to build relationships with students, teachers and peers. This can make a fundamental difference in the Jewish communal experience for young students, teens, and your community at large.

Using These Lessons
This series of workshops highlights the relational aspects of madrichim leadership. Topics include:

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Lesson One: Madrichim as Relationship Builders

Lesson Two: Madrichim as Story Tellers

Lesson Three: Madrichim as Teachers

Lesson Four: Understanding the Many Styles of Learners