Powerpoint from the first part of a learner centered course on structuring prayer learning experiences for a variety of ages and diversity of learners. The course aims to help teachers students make personal meaning and develop literacy and competency in Jewish liturgy. Professor Steven M. Brown is Dean of The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education and Director of the Melton Center for Jewish Education. He was the first Dean of Distance Learning at JTS and is also an Assistant Professor of Jewish Education, specializing in curriculum development and instruction. Dr. Brown's career is distinguished by his rigorous examination of the facets of both Jewish and secular education.