Teaching and Learning

What Makes a Great PD Experience

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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

Pathways to Differentiation in a Judaic Studies Classroom

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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

And What of the Children?

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Teaching and Learning
What should we be thinking as we prepare to go to synagogue this Saturday, this Shabbat, Sabbath morning? Should we be reviewing

Action Research and Group Reflection in Early Childhood Jewish Education

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Teaching and Learning
Early childhood Jewish education classrooms are bubbling with exploration and learning—and not just the children. Within everyday practice, educators use their curiosity

Coming of Age in America: Do We Need a Civic Bar Mitzvah?

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Teaching and Learning

Thought Leadership on Hebrew Education

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Prizmah Thought Leadership, Teaching and Learning
Recently, I was asked what schools are struggling with most, aside from Covid-related things (as if there is anything aside from that)

Investing in Hebrew: Funders’ Perspective

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Fundraising & Development, Teaching and Learning
With a background in developmental psycholinguistics and as a Jewish day school parent, I have spent the last 40 years preoccupied with

Hebrew Differentiation for a Changed Classroom During Covid

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures
Covid has brought many opportunities and challenges to Jewish day schools. We were able to stay open, for the most part, during

Hebrew Language Learning Now: Challenges, Covid Keepers and Increased Connectedness

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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures
With Covid not yet behind us but with some sense of managed normalcy, I have returned to visiting day schools across North

Current Trends in Digital Hebrew Educational Resources

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Teaching and Learning
Since Covid-19, schools have been shifting from face-to-face learning to hyflex models as well as technology-enhanced teaching and learning. Teachers are facing

Let's Rebuild the Pipeline Together

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Recruitment and Retention, Teaching and Learning
Recruiting and retaining high-quality Hebrew teachers has become a significant challenge for many day schools across the country. For many second-language learners

The Impact of Pandemic Practices on Early Childhood Education

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Teaching and Learning