Professional Development Resources Tag: Classroom

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Fostering Student Questions

Fostering Student Questions – 003– How do we teach our students to become independent learners? One way is to teach them the art of... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: LEAST Classroom Management

LEAST Classroom Management – 002 – The LEAST method of classroom management helps teachers avoid disrupting their own classes and encourages students to take responsibility for... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives – 001 – A discussion on the difference between goals and objectives, and which one teachers should focus on, day-to-day. 17... 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