Professional Development Resources Tag: Strategies

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part 2

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Teaching Mishna in Elementary School, Part I

In this two part session, Devora Steinmetz explores the goals of Mishna study in elementary school; addresses how to select texts to teach to... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: An Interview with Michelle Berkowitz

An Interview With Michelle Berkowitz – 049 – In this episode Mark talks with educational consultant Michelle Berkowitz about teaching kids how to summarize. We... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Myth of Defensive Teaching

The Myth of Defensive Teaching – 044 – This episode considers what to do when you and your students discover a weakness in an idea... 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: Becoming More Knowledgeable

Becoming More Knowledgeable – 035 – While a teacher does not need to be the world’s expert in their subject matter, the more you know... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Planning a Year

Planning a Year – 033 – Summer is not only a time to get a head start on planning your lessons, but it’s also a... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Last Days of School

The Last Days of School – 031 – While the school year is still fresh in your mind, while you still have your students and... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Teacher Burnout

Teacher Burnout – 028 – Teaching can be overwhelming. This episode identifies seven contributors to teacher burnout, and offers strategies to get you back on... Read more
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