Tikvah Wiener

Tikvah Wiener

Tikvah Wiener is founder and co-director of The Idea Institute, which since 2014 has trained over 2000 Jewish educators in improving and innovating their educational practice. From 2018-2023, she was the founder and head of school of The Idea School, an Orthodox Jewish project-based learning high school in Tenafly, NJ, where she and Rabbi Tavi Koslowe implemented student-centered learning in a wide variety of ways. Tikvah has been in Jewish education for 28 years, serving in numerous teaching and educational leadership roles. She was an Upstart Fellow, 2014-16, and has an ELI Talk on why we need passion-based learning in Jewish education.

Blog Articles

Keeping it Fresh

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Professional Leadership
This summer will mark nine years since The Idea Institute (formerly the I.D.E.A. Schools Network) first started running the Summer Sandbox, a

Hayidion Articles

Coaching Strengthens the Teaching Profession

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