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Learning from Sports Coaches and Charter Schools: From Differentiated Instruction to Differentiated Conversation

By Toby Barg Coaching is about teaching, and the more effectively you can teach, the more complexity players can handle. As technology has gotten better so has the teaching, which has had a direct effect on the quality and complexity of the strategy we see on the field. Chris B. Brown Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb was having an...

My First Day at Prizmah

By Elissa Maier Today is your day. You’re off to great places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. I can’t help but think about this quote as I begin my journey with Prizmah. My Jewish day school journey began with my children when we enrolled them...

Where are the future educators?

By Mitchel Malkus In a few weeks, I will be participating in the Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools’ first ever conference. Prizmah is a new organization that emerged from the merger of five previous day school networks. This conference represents its first convening. In thinking about the conference and the future of day schools, I have...

The Power & Promise of Prizmah

By Jon Mitzmacher So…it’s been a while. 🙂 A certain pause seemed perfectly appropriate. When last we spoke, I was tying up (or at least naming) the loose ends of an independent Schechter Day School Network winding down in preparation for the launch of Prizmah. (At that time, you may remember her best as our old friend “NewOrg”.) The...