By Seth Goldsweig Anyone closely following current events in Toronto’s Jewish day school world likely came across an exciting recent article. According to the article (More Students Applying to Jewish High School in Toronto), many more elementary Jewish day school students are … [Read more...] about Jewish Day School Sustainability: Commitment, Collaboration and the Need for Fresh Ideas
To mark Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (#JDAIM) in February, ALEH, Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities and an international advocate for disability inclusion and equity, is launching its new ‘ALEH Bechinuch’ disab … [Read more...] about Israeli Curriculum Teaches US Students About Disability Inclusion for #JDAIM
By Zev Eleff and Alex Jakubowski
In 1961, psychologist Joshua Fishman opined that “in most Jewish educational circles there is a strong disinclination for objective studies of ‘outcomes,’” He speculated that the apprehension was the result of “an unconscious recognition that th … [Read more...] about I have Learned More from My Pupils than from All of Them:
The Importance of Student-Centered Data
By Alanna Kotler A great deal has been written about school leadership and the importance placed on a leader to know his/her story, to be authentic, to articulate his/her values. In her most recent book, Dare to Lead, Brene Brown encourages leaders to “show up” in a way t … [Read more...] about Are We Amidst a Day School Identity Crisis?
By Paul Bernstein The recent piece “What Do Day Schools Do” is a welcome call to action for data-based decision-making. Day schools, like most institutions in the social sector, are mission-driven organizations, and are actively engaged in assessment to inform and improve the w … [Read more...] about Assessment-driven Growth in Jewish Day Schools and Yeshivas