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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 are extrinsic.” Think about that quotation for a minute. If I say to you, “you should...
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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
If you know my father, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, then you have probably heard the joke that he sleeps in a three-piece suit (as they say, “It’s funny ‘cause it’s true”). Which is why I never liked wearing suits. As far as...
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Professional Leadership, Governance, School Policies and Procedures
In a recent episode of the podcast On Point, Margaret Heffernan speaks about her latest book, Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future. The book takes the idea of uncertainty head-on, and, given our current reality, it couldn't...
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Professional Leadership
YOU Lead at 10 Years: Shaping a Field of Adaptive and Empowered Leaders
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Professional Leadership
Over the course of the pandemic, we all have experienced losses, both big and small. We have grieved the loss of things like personal space and travel. Our current seniors were freshmen the last time they had an uninterrupted...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
At Prizmah we have had the joy of creating all sorts of professional development experiences, some with partner organizations and some on our own, working with each school to tailor the program for their specific needs and...
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Professional Leadership, Teaching and Learning
At the heart of Hidden Sparks’ work is the belief that every child has unique talents, strengths, affinities and challenges. Teacher and student awareness of individual learning and behavior, strengths and challenges...
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Professional Leadership
In a world where there is so much that divides us, it’s often easy to forget how much our tradition believes in the power of unity. If there is one lesson we’ve learned over the last few years of the Covid pandemic, it is...
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Professional Leadership
One of the great strengths of Jewish day schools is their independence. Each day school has the autonomy to shape the educational experience of the students in their care to their unique needs, as well as to the priorities of...