Teaching and Learning

My First Elephant

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Taking a Deep Dive to Make the Implicit Explicit

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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
By Regina and Andrea Lulka How do our families, children and faculty engage with diverse groups of people in our Jewish schools

Caring for the Mental Health of Adults in Schools

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

Counting, a Message from Paul Bernstein, CEO

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“Flow is that elusive state of absorption in a meaningful challenge or a momentary bond, where your sense of time, place and

Get Personal: Lessons from a US Government Teacher

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By Chani Rotenberg News coverage of the American government today can be quite disheartening. How can we develop thoughtful public policy within

Educating with Nuance in a Complex World

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It seems like our society tries to tackle its biggest challenges with polarized, black-and-white, “my way or the highway” approaches. When it

Facing Israel as Educators

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By Dr. Lesley Litman “Teaching, like any truly human activity, emerges from one’s inwardness, for better or worse. As I teach, I

The Power of Holocaust Memory to Influence Our Reality

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By Sharon Buenos A few weeks ago I visited the Ghetto Fighters’ House. There, among the many items in the archive, I

Israel Integration into STEAM: A Case Study in Innovation

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By Dr. Tal Grinfas-David, CIE Day School Specialist The benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to education are well documented, yet most day

Responding to Questions About Torah and Science: Sources for High School Educators

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“Doesn’t the Torah say that Hashem created the world less than 6,000 years ago? But that doesn’t seem to fit with what

Educating for a Healthy Democracy in Jewish Day Schools

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In Democracy in Education, John Dewey is unequivocal about the role of education within a functioning society. “Without [the] communication of ideals

Vigilance and Education on Substance Abuse

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures
By Lianne Forman As an educator, you are on the “front lines” and act as one of the most critical sources of