Professional Development

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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: LEAST Classroom Management

LEAST Classroom Management – 002 – The LEAST method of classroom management helps teachers avoid disrupting their own classes and encourages students to take responsibility for... Read more
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School Publications

Anti-Bullying Policy of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Alliance for Jewish Education – Brit Kavod Course of Instruction – Ramaz Upper School Curriculum for... Read more
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Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives – 001 – A discussion on the difference between goals and objectives, and which one teachers should focus on, day-to-day. 17... Read more
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A Judaism That Does Not Hide”: Teaching the Documentary Hypothesis in a Pluralistic Jewish High School

Susan E. Tanchel Ph.D., is Associate Head of School at Gann Academy in Waltham, Massachusetts. Published in Journal of Jewish Education, 74:29-52 (2008). Appears... Read more
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Ceremony for the Burial of the Shamot/G'niza

This is a g’niza/shamot ceremony I created for our school some time ago. Should you decide to go this route, feel free to use... Read more
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A Survey of Day School Principals in the United States

Marvin Schick, on behalf of the Avi Chai Foundation, conducted a survey relating to the role of principals in American schools. To read the... Read more
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Minimizing Relational Aggression Amongst Tween Girls

A School of Values, Honesty, Respect Greenfield Day School, a Jewish Day School in Florida, serves children Grades K-8. The school population is composed... Read more