1. What are some differences between the visions of R. Hanina and R. Hiyya for what one should do if “Torah is forgotten in Israel?”
2. In what ways is the pedagogy of Rabbi Hiyya similar to and different from what we think of as "Jewish experiential education"?
3. What tools/ methodologies do you think Rabbi Hiyya and Ms. Frizzle share?
4. Looking at the beginning of our text again, why do you think it difficult for Resh Lakish to locate R. Hiyya’s burial cave? What is the text trying to teach us by including this piece of the story?
5. How can we use this text and its messages in our work as teachers?
1. How are the various rabbis in our text defining a Rav (teacher)?
2. If it’s not just the oral or written law (Torah, Midrash, Talmud, etc.), then what is wisdom?
3. How do we "light up the eyes" of our students? What are the tools that we can use?