Tag - Jewish Day Schools

A Day School Educator’s Confession

By Joshua Seth Ladon What I miss most about working in a high school is the dynamism. It is addictive. On any given day, I would move from a vibrant morning minyan, where a student had taken on a new leadership role, leaving behind the shackles of peer pressure, and putting himself on display. Next, into a classroom discussion about the Hegelian...

6th Grade Tefilah Bootcamp

By Micah Lapidus At the start of every school year we take our 6th graders aside for some special Tefilah learning that helps them get ready to participate in Middle School Tefilah. I returned to my office after the first of these special sessions, called “6th Grade Tefilah Bootcamp” to find the following thought-provoking prompts and...

Hebrew Academy (RASG) Becomes First School in Nation to Implement Entrepreneurship Course developed in Israel

The Hebrew Academy is introducing a weekly elective course in Entrepreneurship in both the Middle and High School with the aim to bring it to the elementary division in the future. The course, Entrepreneurship for Kids (EFK), was developed by Galit Zamler, an Israeli expert in Entrepreneurship education. To date, the course has been implemented in...