The vision of these posts is to relate the two domains in which we and our students co-exist.
In linking ideas and events in the general culture with those grounded in Jewish thought we can give our students the foundation for understanding that their Jewish identity and values do in fact relate in powerful ways to the lives they live outside our direct influence.
Summer is a wonderful opportunity to think about teaching and learning without the pressure of planning lessons or worrying about classroom behaviors.
What happened this year?
What did my students learn this year that is IMPORTANT? WHY is it IMPORTANT?
What did my students learn that they will remember forever?
How do I know they learned what I think they learned?
What were some of the most successful classroom experiences we had this year?
What were some of the disasters?
Think about the questions, and come up with some answers that make sense to you. It's a great start for the upcoming year,
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.” Albert Einstein