We entered education because we love children. Whether there was a teacher who made a pivotal difference in your life and you want to pay it forward, you love a certain age group, or you found that you have a knack of explaining difficult concepts to others, you didn’t go into education because you want to work with adults.
RABBI SHIMSHON GEWIRTZ I remember the first faculty meeting I ran a bit sheepishly. Shortly after assuming my role as general studies principal in a yeshiva high school, I […]
MRS. MIRIAM GETTINGER As professionals, we appreciate the value of cutting edge educational initiatives and seek to have our teachers, both kodesh and chol, utilize current best practices in their […]
When I attended the Loyola University Chicago School of Education over a decade ago their conceptual framework was “Professionalism in Service of Social Justice.” I didn’t learn much about social justice, but the focus on professionalism made an impact that I haven’t forgotten.
ANDY JOHNSEN, SUPERINTENDENT, LAKESIDE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT, LAKESIDE, CA AND MALACHI PANCOAST, PRESIDENT, THE BREAKTHROUGH COACH © The Breakthrough Coach ALL RIGHTS RESERVED WORLDWIDE The problem of stress in […]
RABBI YONAH GEWIRTZ Many years ago, I attended a professional development Yom Iyun. One of the sessions was about teaching Sefer Shmos to fifth graders. Since that was one of […]
Every Jewish Day School wants its students to graduate with the skills, knowledge, and habits of mind to be successful – at the next level of schooling, in the workplace, as citizens, and as members of the religious community. What school factors produce that outcome?