Mental Health

Why we Hired a Director of SEL

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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, our middle school educational team has observed increasing signs of anxiety and depression in our students, a

Shalvat HaNefesh: A Health and Wellness Symposium Series

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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
The Talmud states, “Eizehu chacham? Ha-ro’eh et ha-nolad.” Who is wise? The person who can anticipate the outcome (Tamid 32a). Shalvat HaNefesh

Caring for the Mental Health of Adults in Schools

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
When Moshe came down from Sinai, the Torah tells us, he did not realize that his face was glowing (Exodus 34:29). The

“Not What I Had in Mind": Our Teachers’ Journey During the “Flood”

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
So I am supposed to teach the students in front of me, in my physical room, for six hours in my mask

Spiritual Health Promotes Mental Health

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
There has been much focus in the past weeks on the importance of SEL, social emotional learning, to ease our children back

Why School?

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Teaching and Learning, Enrollment, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Why School? by Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper I was walking up the steps of our garage with my groceries freshly picked up

Navigating What’s Next for Our Schools: Four Questions to Ask After Passover

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Jewish day schools across the country have pivoted overnight to transition into virtual learning environments. We feel great pride in the way

Advisory Program Advice and Insight

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
Research has substantiated what the administration at Yavneh Academy knew 14 years ago when they hired me to design a social-emotional curriculum

Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
He who learns in order to teach will be enabled both to learn and to teach. But he who learns in order

Success Anxiety

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
Context is everything. We are living in a time where our students are experiencing record amounts of stress and anxiety. And the

Violence and Holiness

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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Governance, Mental Health
Cross-Posted from Chadds Ford Live “‘Should,’ ‘have to,’ and ‘must’ are among the most violent words in the English language because they

Inclusion Can Work at Jewish Day Schools

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
by Lianne Heller Sitting across from me is a mother with tears welling in her eyes. Her son, Max, is struggling to