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  • 10 Ways to Share the Mosaic of Your School’s Story on Social Media

    Andrea Hernandez
    2017-06-26

    In Telling the Story of Your School, I shared the idea that everyone has a role in creating the mosaic that is the story of a particular school. These snippets of the story take place randomly and in a variety of ways. You, as someone who is invested in the school, can’t control all of the conversations […]

  • 10 Ways to Share the Mosaic of Your School’s Story on Social Media

    Andrea Hernandez
    2017-06-26

    In Telling the Story of Your School, I shared the idea that everyone has a role in creating the mosaic that is the story of a particular school. These snippets of the story take place randomly and in a variety of ways. You, as someone who is invested in the school, can’t control all of the conversations […]

  • Telling the Story of Your School

    Andrea Hernandez
    2017-06-20

    Storytelling. It’s a big idea. The theme of the 2017 Prizmah Conference was “The Power of Story” because stories are meaningful. Stories captivate our attention, play to our emotions. Stories are how we understand ourselves; the characters, the settings, the twists of plot to which we are connected. As educators, storytelling is part of our […]

  • Authentic Leadership

    Jane Taubenfeld Cohen
    2017-06-14

    Our work at Prizmah connects us to leaders from all kinds of schools across North America. We know that our schools have a lot in common, and we also know that each school is unique and special for its students, teachers, and families. When we are asked, “What makes a great Head of School?” the […]

  • Staples + Cashier = Jewish Day School

    Jim Blankstein
    2017-03-21

    I was in my local Staples today buying two items I needed and six items that I will never use but they make everything look so appealing. As I dropped my far-too-full basket onto the cashier’s desk, he said, “Hello, Mr. Blankstein.” After turning around to see if my father was standing behind me but […]

  • 10 Innovative Ideas for Any School or Grade Level

    Jon Mitzmacher
    2016-12-16

    [Cross-posted from an interview I did for Prizmah’s December Newsletter.] 10 Innovative Ideas for Any School or Grade Level by Dr. Jon Mitzmacher, Executive Director of the Schechter Day School Network and VP of Innovation, Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools All schools have different capacities for incorporating innovation into their curricula; however, using new teaching […]