Professional Development Resources Tag: Classroom

Identifying Key Factors Influencing Adolescent Prayer Education in a Modern Orthodox School: Teacher, Student and Environmental Components

This study is for middle & high school educators and administrators who are interested in creating an enduring and meaningful tefilla experience for their... Read more

Vision of a Modern Orthodox Jewish Education

This paper was written for the Mandel Foundation’s Visions of Jewish Education project. Republished here with permission. Introduction: An ideal Modern Orthodox Jewish educational... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Evaluating Your Teaching

Evaluating Your Teaching – 018 – How do you assess your effectiveness as a teacher? There are some obvious, tell-tale signs around you, but there... Read more

The Four Domains of Professional Practice

This article explains assessment instruments to measure the professional development of the Pre-service and In-service Jewish teacher. The article discusses several instruments to assess the... Read more

Creating an Atmosphere for Positive Learning and Caring in the Modern Orthodox Day School

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, Cheshvan 5749, pp. 14-16. Appears here with premission. The following is adapted from a paper presented at... Read more

The Impact of Divorce on the Child in the Classroom

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 1987, p. 24. Appears here with permission. In assessing why a student may... Read more

The Joy and Celebration of Learning

First Thoughts – The Illusion Neal Gabler (2002), the social critic, notes that for decades observers have been saying that Americans live in the... Read more
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