Tamara and Angie never imagined that their son Austin could attend a Jewish day school. Born with neurofibromatosis, a condition that causes tumor growth on nerve tissue, Austin has negotiated developmental delays, motor challenges and attention difficulties throughout his life.
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Time and again we are approached by educators with the same question: “can you help me with a student’s behavior?” In reality, however, teachers might have opportunities within the classroom to manage the disruptive behavior effectively. All that teacher needs is the know-how to channel a student’s acting-out into more productive displays of energy.
By Lenore Layman, Director of Educational Support Services at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Can students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities flourish in a rigorous Jewish day school setting? How can students whoRead More
By H. Glen Rosenkrantz At Striar Hebrew Academy of Sharon (SHAS), the head of school is starting these early days of the new term as he always does, standing out front and greeting students as they arriveRead More
As a freshman at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Sue Schweber and a few other students convinced the university to give credits for Jewish history classes. But that was just a beginning. Sue later worked withRead More