Professional Development Resources Tag: Thought

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: 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: An Interview with Professor Stevie Bravmann

An Interview with Professor Stevie Bravmann – 036 – Mark and Stevie discuss an extremely important idea for teachers: how to deconstruct your own learning... 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: 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