Tag - Leadership

Leadership and Followership in the Judaic Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities

By Chaim Botwinick Today’s Jewish day school youth and Jewish educator are experiencing a myriad of social and academic challenges, unsurpassed in recent history. With the evolution of new and innovative technological platforms, learning and teaching opportunities are becoming more exciting and engaging “incubators” for promoting...

How A Dream Gets Off the Ground

By Steve Freedman I arrived at Hillel Day School in 2003, and by 2005, I realized that education didn’t just need improvement, it needed to change.  Our students sat at desks, memorizing information, and regurgitating it on tests. Students were working out of textbooks, and workbooks, and filling in worksheets. There were some creative projects...