Professional Development Resources Tag: Psychology

Coping with Loss and Terror: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives

  Abstract: The Chinese word characters for the word “crisis” consists of two symbols: danger and opportunity. Those looking for guidance on how to... Read more

Early Intervention: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

In this professional development session, Dr Karen Gazith, the Director of Educational Services in the Brofman Jewish Education Centre of Montreal, emphasizes the importance... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Difficult Student

The Difficult Student – 058 – There is a lot of good advice out there about how to deal with a difficult student. In this... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: More Thoughts on Thinking Skills

More Thoughts on Thinking Skills – 015 – How does Judaism view higher level thinking? Reflections on the relationship between Judaism and thinking skills. 21... 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

Emotional Problems of Yeshiva Students

EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS OF YESHIVA STUDENTS By: Larry R. Berkower This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 14#4, 1974. Reprinted here with permission. INTRODUCTION Any discussion... 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