Professional Development

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The Impact of Teachers’ Perceived Behavioral Integrity of their Supervisor on Teacher Job Satisfaction in Modern Orthodox Jewish Day Schools

Submitted on April 25, 2017

This study focuses on teacher job satisfaction in Modern Orthodox Jewish day schools and how it is impacted by a teacher’s perception of their... Read more

The Purim “Guide for Dummies”

Submitted on March 9, 2017

For some nice Purim insights compiled by Rabbi Benji Levy click here. Read more
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The Contribution of the Parent Volunteer to School Culture: Ethnographic Case Study

Submitted on February 20, 2017

Research on those involved in the daily school experience typically focuses on the child, teacher and principal. This qualitative study explores another, equally important,... Read more
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Case Study: Informal activities and religious identity during year in Israel

Submitted on February 20, 2017

What impact, if any, do informal activities/conversations between Seminary teachers and students have on the religious observance and/or identification of their graduates, and are... Read more
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Identifying Key Factors Influencing Adolescent Prayer Education in a Modern Orthodox School: Teacher, Student and Environmental Components

Submitted on February 9, 2017

This study is for middle & high school educators and administrators who are interested in creating an enduring and meaningful tefilla experience for their... Read more
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Resources on Cyberbullying

Submitted on November 14, 2016

The following are online resources that deal with cyberbullying: http://backgroundchecks.org/cyber-bullying-helping-the-bullied-stopping-the-bullies.html (submitted by Denise Austin, March 2017) https://www.callersmart.com/guides/49/cyberbullying-what-is-cyberbullying-and-how-to-stop-it https://www.cyberbullying.org http://www.wiredsafety.com/ http://www.isafe.org/ Read more
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Chaf-Tet beNovember: The Significance of November 29

Submitted on October 27, 2016

The streets of Jerusalem have names that are not found in every city in the world. There are neighborhoods where the medieval commentators like... Read more
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Chanukah Activities

Submitted on October 9, 2016

Do your students already know how to light the candles? Do they already know about the Maccabees? Here is a list of 53 fun... Read more
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Instructional Materials

Submitted on September 28, 2016

“Make a Difference Day” – 2006 Educational Materials by Shira Hammerman and Daniel Rothner “The Passion of the Christ” – More Resources from the... Read more
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Flipping Jewish Studies

Submitted on September 22, 2016

The Lookstein Center initated a professional development program to train Jewish studies teachers in the theory and practice of “flipped” learning. Starting in 2013,... Read more
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