Professional Development Resources: School Programming and Policy

Teaching and Learning Hebrew -Steering Or Drifting?

Prof. Aryeh Wohl was the Educational Director of the Center for Educational Technology (CET-MATACH) in Israel for thirty years. He is the Senior Editor... Read more

A Critique of the American Jewish Day School

This article originally appeared in Tradition, 19,4, Winter 1981. Reprinted here with permission. Israel hardly seems to be the location from which to launch... Read more

Teaching from Within, Teaching from Without: The Problem of Unshared Assumptions in the High School Gemara Class

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 19 #4, 1981. Reprinted here with permission. If being Mayor of New York is the second toughest... Read more

Teaching Hebrew as a Second/Foreign Language

This time last year I sat at my desk thinking about what is wrong with the teaching of Hebrew as a second/foreign language. The... Read more

Reducing Grades as a Means of Imposing Discipline

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, vol. 4, 1, 1989. Appears here with permission. Educators universally recognize the professional obligation to maintain the... Read more

Policy on Mandated Reporting

Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools All teachers and administrators are legally mandated reporters. Each school is responsible to have... Read more

Conduct Policy and Behavioral Standards

Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools __________ is committed to providing a safe and appropriate environment for all students, staff... Read more

The Halakhic Issue of Rejecting and Dismissing Students

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 1,2 (1987). Appears here with permission. The community involved with Jewish education, the chinuch community, is beset... Read more

Teaching Moral Sensitivity — and Truth

This article discusses the importance of moral development and proper ethics. To read the article, click here. Read more

Modern Orthodox Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews

This article explores the variety of issues and differences between Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews. To read the article, click here. Read more
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