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HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Adam is a peacock. He struts through the halls showing his feathers whenever he can. When I walk into a classroom where Adam is, his back is noticeably straight; he sits with seeming attentiveness and some designation of self...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
The Jewish school is positioned at the nexus of the individual, the family and the community, bringing to light the opportunities and challenges of being a committed Jew in the modern world. The school can become a center for...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
The concept of organizational memory often challenges a student activities department. Student life and co-curricular programming serve as the vehicles that create student memories and school traditions. Current students and...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
At the end of each academic year, the graduating senior class at Rochelle Zell Jewish High School in Deerfield, Illinois, selects a quote that serves as the cornerstone for the graduation ceremony and speeches for that year...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
As eighth graders in their finest conclude their graduation, music comes on, and they rush to hand their diplomas to family and mount the risers that have held so many graduates before them. “Shir Yisraeli” blasts from the...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
As a doctoral student at Brandeis, Deborah and her classmates were encouraged to design “readings courses” around topics of interest that weren’t otherwise available in the curriculum. As is sometimes the case, the one...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
When graduates of Moriah College are asked to reflect on their most meaningful experience in their study of Jewish history, one answer is predominant: Hans Kimmel. This 10th grade roots project is steeped in the pedagogical...
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning
KC Resource
Teaching and Learning
Edutopia's video shares the story of Hood River Middle School collaborating on projects across subjects to make learning relevant, connected, and engaging.