Mental Health

Improved Data for Individualized Learning

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Mental Health, Research
In 2013, a group of like-minded administrators at Scheck Hillel dreamed of creating what we brainstormed would be called an ILP. What

Head of School as Mourner-in-Chief

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Mental Health, Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
Tragic events, whether personal, national, or global, evoke responses which psychologists refer to as stages of grief (after Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s book On

Seven Things School Leaders Can Do Now to Support The Wellness of Your School

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Mental Health, Prizmah Thought Leadership
During this time of crisis, school leaders are juggling so much more than usual, and your usual is already too full. To

Putting Wellness at the Center

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Fundraising & Development, Mental Health
As someone with decades of experience in the philanthropic world, I first began to understand the acute need for mental health advocacy

Why we Hired a Director of SEL

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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, our middle school educational team has observed increasing signs of anxiety and depression in our students, a

Shalvat HaNefesh: A Health and Wellness Symposium Series

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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
The Talmud states, “Eizehu chacham? Ha-ro’eh et ha-nolad.” Who is wise? The person who can anticipate the outcome (Tamid 32a). Shalvat HaNefesh

Caring for the Mental Health of Adults in Schools

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
When Moshe came down from Sinai, the Torah tells us, he did not realize that his face was glowing (Exodus 34:29). The

“Not What I Had in Mind": Our Teachers’ Journey During the “Flood”

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
So I am supposed to teach the students in front of me, in my physical room, for six hours in my mask

Spiritual Health Promotes Mental Health

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
There has been much focus in the past weeks on the importance of SEL, social emotional learning, to ease our children back

Why School?

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Teaching and Learning, Enrollment, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Why School? by Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper I was walking up the steps of our garage with my groceries freshly picked up

Navigating What’s Next for Our Schools: Four Questions to Ask After Passover

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Jewish day schools across the country have pivoted overnight to transition into virtual learning environments. We feel great pride in the way

Advisory Program Advice and Insight

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Teaching and Learning, Mental Health
Research has substantiated what the administration at Yavneh Academy knew 14 years ago when they hired me to design a social-emotional curriculum