Professional Development Resources: PODCAST/VIDEO

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Accepting Your Successes

Accepting Your Successes – 055 – In this episode Mark Smilowitz considers the tendency for us as teachers to let others assess our success as... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Chana Tannenbaum

An Interview with Chana Tannenbaum – 054 – In this episode Mark Smilowitz explores the issue of gender differences in the classroom with Dr. Chana... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Start Where They Are

Start Where They Are – 053 – It’s a well known adage of education to start a lesson where the kids already are. But what... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Special Purim Podcast

Special Purim Podcast: An Interview the Worst Teacher of the Year – 052 – In this special Purim episode, Mark Smilowitz gets hints and tips... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter

An Interview with Rabbi Haim Perlmutter – 051 – In this episode Mark Smilowitz explores the issue of teaching overarching concepts with R. Perlmutter, author... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Handing Papers Back On Time

Handing Papers Back On Time – 050 – How quickly do you get your students’ papers graded and returned? Do you tend to have papers... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Michelle Berkowitz

An Interview With Michelle Berkowitz – 049 – In this episode Mark talks with educational consultant Michelle Berkowitz about teaching kids how to summarize. We... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Natural and Logical Consequences

Natural and Logical Consequences – 048 – With engaging lessons and good classroom management skills, a teacher can take care of nearly all behavior problems.... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Semadar Goldstein

An Interview with Semadar Goldstein – 047 – Mark interviews Semadar Goldstein, a veteran teacher who researched and developed ways to use Multiple Intelligences (MI)... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom

UbD in the Judaic Studies Classroom -46 – This episode explores the Understanding By Design approach to planning lessons and its relevance to the specific... Read more
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