Professional Development Resources Tag: Environment

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Debriefing After Class

Debriefing After Class – 030 – So many things happen in class that a teacher needs to remember, but keeping all those thoughts organized is... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Having Fun in Class

Having Fun in Class – 027 – What’s wrong with making your classroom fun? Here are some ways to bring fun into the classroom. 15... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Norms Versus Rules

Norms Versus Rules – 006 – An alternative to rules, norms help to create a culture of learning in the class and teach kids that... Read more

The Jewish Earth Day

This article explores the moral and ethical obligation of the Jewish people, to protect the Earth. To read the article, click here. Read more

The Relationship Between English and Hebrew Reading and Externalizing Behavior Amongst Orthodox Jewish Boys

This article examines the association between reading problems and behavior problems in bilingual situations. To read the article, click here. Read more

The Law and the Land: Why Biblical Israel has Artificial Territorial Boundaries

This article originally appeared in Tradition, 28,2, 1994. Appears here with permission. I. Israel’s Territorial Boundaries Anyone acquainted with the first mishna in the... Read more

Toward Spiritual Education

Addressing the Problem of “Disconnection”: Creating a Learning Environment of Personal Relevance and Passion based on the Wisdom of the Kabbalah I) The Problem:... Read more