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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
How can Jewish schools ensure that their graduates go on to be stewards of democracy? And how can Jewish educators teach students to connect Jewish ethics to the practices of citizenship? The Brandeis School of San Francisco...
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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Professional Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
Learn how a leadership team structure that is aligned with institutional values has the capacity to effect impactful and sustained change within a school environment. Explore the process by which the organizational structure...
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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...
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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...
Blog Article
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...