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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
A lab school (short for laboratory school) is a space designed to ideate, explore and test new educational models and methods, incubating new ideas and developing teachers in a live setting. The original one was founded by...
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership
In a traditional Jewish day school model, an excellent Jewish education is the assumed value proposition; however, if families don’t value the Jewish experience, focus must be placed on other selling points to enhance the...
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Professional Leadership
The first year of the Jewish day school headship is a challenging and pivotal moment in a leader's career, and supporting new heads of school as they transition into new schools and communities is essential for the field...
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Professional Leadership
Last year, faced with a slowly dissolving administrative team in my first year as a head of school, a very wise, successful and invested friend of our school sent me an email to give me strength and support. An excerpt reads...
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Professional Leadership
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
How do students internalize and act out gender narratives in their relationships to their school, to different subjects, to their teachers and other students? How do teachers sometimes reinforce gender roles in the classroom...
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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
In effort to support school leaders Prizmah is regularly convening Heads of School. Here are the notes from these meetings for those who couldn't attend. 2022-2023 Meeting Notes Heads of School Weekly Check In: Ongoing Notes...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
Now that Covid is waning and classrooms feel close to the old normal, what have we learned from two years of online and hybrid pedagogy? Despite the challenges and drawbacks, are there things that remote learning enabled that...
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Human Resources, Professional Leadership, Research
Head of School base salary data from DASL compensation section. This information is based on data collected from 69 Jewish day schools and yeshivas based in the US and Canada.
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership
A few years ago, I attended a conference at a local non-Jewish independent school. On the walls of each classroom, I noticed large posted signs that included language about student’s rights and privileges on the wall. The...