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HaYidion Article
Fundraising & Development, School Policies and Procedures
Local federations, such as the Greater MetroWest, New Jersey Federation where I work, play an important role in supporting Jewish day schools. Traditionally, schools rely upon the annual allocations and supplementary...
KC Resource
Finance & Budget, Fundraising & Development, Human Resources, Mental Health, Prizmah Thought Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
For most schools in Prizmah’s network, 2020-21 was a year of remarkable accomplishments in the face of unprecedented challenges. Following upon the Covid closures at the end of the previous school year, this was to be a year...
KC Resource
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...
Blog Article
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 our schools’ leadership, teachers, families and students have worked together in a...
Blog Article
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 to school and to support them during this pandemic. Many schools that did not previously have an SEL...
Blog Article
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 and behind a screen, and also, concurrently, on Zoom, and also the ones in other time zones and also make an asynchronous...
Blog Article
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 from the curbside of our local supermarket and realized I was carrying more than I usually do: a whole...
KC Resource
Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
This week we focus on questions around student and faculty mental health. This resource reflects questions on school leaders’ mind as well as a list of suggestions and considerations based on what is working in schools across...
KC Resource
Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
This resource page is put together by Associate Director of Educational Innovation, Rachel Dratch, who has led Prizmah’s first Guidance Counselor Cohort and has been in touch with experts in the field to create this page...
KC Resource
Research, Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
The team from Rosov Consulting has released a first report about students’ experience of remote learning at Jewish high schools since the onset of COVID-19. See here. Their data prompt valuable recommendations In July 2020...