Pazit Kahlon Shelnutt
Assistant Teaching Professor and Language Coordinator in Hebrew
Office: S-306a Callaway Center
Pazit Kahlon-Shelnutt received her B.Ed. (2000) from "Seminar Hakibutzim" Educational College in Tel-Aviv, Israel. She received her M.A. (2008) in Education and Judaic Studies from Siegel College, Cleveland, OH.
Currently Pazit is a DML student, working towards a Doctor of Modern Languages program at the School of Hebrew at Middlebury College, VT with a specialization in modern and contemporary Hebrew.
Pazit started teaching Hebrew at Emory in 2014 and coordinating the Hebrew program since 2016. In her classes she engages students in activities that expose them to the Hebrew language and Israeli culture. Pazit is using the Hebrew-proficiency approach to develop the four main functions of language: oral expression, reading, writing and listening by making the learning relevant and in context to students’ life.
From 2000-2015 Pazit taught Hebrew and Judaic studies at "The Epstein School" and "Greenfield Hebrew Academy" Jewish day schools in the Atlanta community.
She also taught "Ulpan" classes for adults at the MJCCA, Atlanta. In 2005 Pazit took part in developing the "Tal-Am" curriculum, which was launched in 2009 and was well adapted to Jewish day school around the globe.
In 2012 she led the BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) pilot and program at "The Epstein School". Using the technology on daily base and linking it to the existing Tal-Am curriculum.