I hear it in my classroom year after year: “I give up.” “I don’t get it.” “I’m never going to learn this!” “I’m so stupid.” Teachers (and parents) are happy to jump in and tell the child “You can do it!” “You can figure it out!” “You are smart!” But how do we teach children […] Read More
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Hebrew Day School in the News
ANN ARBOR, MI – Hebrew Day School’s student musicians had the chance to play alongside Brooklyn orchestra The Knights last week. The Knights were accompanied on Monday, Nov. 13 by special guest Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital, who performed the day before at Rackham Auditorium as part of the University Musical Society’s concert series.
Twelve fifth-graders from the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor, Mich., decided that this holiday season they wanted to give back to the residents in their neighborhood in Michigan who had given the greatest service to the United States: the veterans.
Just when you think the fun is almost over, the most fun day comes.” Jessica, age 8
One of the most relevant quotes I’ve heard comes from the Talmud: “I have learned much from my teachers, more from my colleagues, and the most from my students.” This is a phrase I see play out in my classroom every day, and although every day I am reminded of just how true it is, it […] Read More