“Our unmotivated students can become our most motivated when we create an environment that doesn’t force them to choose who they are, but rather celebrates them being both this and that.”Click here to read the full article
“This is how I see a “Covenant Classroom”: a place where challenging topics are passionately discussed; a place where complex ancient texts are grappled with; a place in which self- esteem grows, and motivation to learn increases exponentially because of it. An environment in which each Jewish soul is given the confidence to continue the eternal search for meaning.”Click here to read the full article
“I’ve learned that giving children the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings symbolically is much more effective for Kindergarteners. When they use art materials and found objects to engage with the text, and share their creations with one another, new and deeper understandings emerge.”Click here to read the full article
Taking risks, being imaginative, tacking global human rights issues, working toward inclusion: watch as five outstanding educators offer inspiration and motivation on a wide range of topics.Watch the highlights here.