Professional Development Resources Tag: Classroom

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: 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 Rabbi Yonah Fuld

An Interview with Rabbi Yonah Fuld – 043 – Mark talks to Rabbi Fuld, past principal of SAR Academy in New York for 25 years,... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Breadth or Depth?

Breadth or Depth? – 042 – What’s more important – covering a lot of ground at the expense of depth, or developing thinking and discussion... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Interview with Dr Chaim Feuerman

Interview with Dr Chaim Feuerman – 041 – Mark Smilowitz interviews educator Dr Chaim Feuerman about the four innately pleasurable learning activities that teachers should... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The First Week of School

The First Week of School – 040 – What is the best way to start the school year? Should I get serious right away to... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Keeping Organized

Keeping Organized – 038 – Staying on top of the flow of papers can be a real challenge to teachers, who struggle to maintain order... Read more