Maimonides wrote that “just as a person is commanded to honor and revere his father, so is he under an obligation to honor and revere his teacher, even to a greater extent than his father, for his father gave him life in this world, while his teacher who instructs him in wisdom secures for him life in the world to come.” This issue of HaYidion celebrates teachers, recognizes their challenges and addresses their issues in ways that we hope will honor their commitment and professionalism...[more]
STEM education is the hottest trend, especially in the US, where students lag behind counterparts abroad. Aviv and Everett argue for STEAM instead, combining technical learning with art and design to foster student creativity across the curriculum.[More]
We all know it when we see it: a school with a powerful culture. People just seem “to belong,” to know what is expected and to do it. There is consistency in the values expressed by the words and actions of all the people involved –from the children to the teachers, board, parents and...[More]
RAVSAK is proud to launch Sulam 2.0- an elite, intensive program addressing the unique needs of day school boards- in partnership with The AVI CHAI Foundation and an anonymous funder.[More]
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