January 28, 2020

Educating the Education Consumer

by RABBI AHRON LOPIANSKY This article originally appeared in the summer 2014 issue of The Klal Perspectives Journal When addressing the subject of challenges and possible […]
January 28, 2020

Assessments as Learning Opportunities

by MRS. MIRIAM GETTINGER We have all been there. In the midst of a hectic day overloaded with myriad teaching and administrative responsibilities, we are compelled […]
January 28, 2020

Reflecting on your Role as Instructional Leader

by RABBI DR. JEFFREY GLANZ School leaders play an important role in schools.  While effective teachers contribute most to student learning, effective leaders have been identified […]
January 28, 2020

Reflecting on your Role as an Effective Teacher

by RABBI DR. JEFFREY GLANZ Despite the erroneous assumption of many that almost anyone can teach, teaching is a sophisticated craft that requires professional development (training), […]
January 28, 2020

Character Is Paramount: Using Data To Inform School-wide Practice In Social-Emotional Learning

by JONATHAN M. CASSIE ED.D. and JILL QUIGLEY Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School (TVT) admits students of other faiths, provided those students were drawn to and […]
January 28, 2020

The Journey to Data-Driven Instruction

by RABBI SHMUEL CHAIT In every professional realm, businesses are increasingly moving toward real-time data to help their effectiveness. Due to its dramatic results, colleges are […]
January 28, 2020

Measuring What Matters: Non-cognitive Assessments in the Jewish Day School

by DR. LAYA SALOMON The myth that school is meant to nurture only our cognitive selves has long been disproven. With our understanding that school is […]
January 28, 2020

Developing Parent and Employee Satisfaction Surveys in Day Schools

by ADAM Z. COHEN At the start of the 2015 school year, The Moriah School in Englewood, NJ (“Moriah”) started a series of parent and employee […]
January 28, 2020

Using Data to Inform Parenting Choices

by PAUL S. OBERMAN, PH.D. Each summer we send an anonymous parenting survey to all of our parents. We encourage parents at every grade level to […]