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Inclusion Can Work at Jewish Day Schools

by Lianne Heller Sitting across from me is a mother with tears welling in her eyes. Her son, Max, is struggling to keep up in school. He is in third grade and has recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and anxiety. His teachers are saying he is...
Adaptive Technology Design Challenge at JCDS Boston

Adaptive Technology Design Challenge at JCDS Boston

By: Nadav, JCDS 7th grader As part of the Jewish Community Day School’s annual STEM Day we held an Adaptive Technology Design Challenge. First we met with Mohammad Sayed, who has been wheelchair-bound since his childhood in Afghanistan. He now lives in the U.S. and is...

JDS Stories: Portraits of Authentic Leadership

This month, Prizmah spoke with four Heads of School, from different schools and diverse backgrounds, in order to explore the concept of “authenticity” in leadership. Knowing that the most successful leaders are those who embrace their unique skills and strengths, we...

Ask the Expert- June 2017 Newsletter

Ask the Expert Knowing how much wisdom comes from peers, we asked Reshet Head of School members to answer this month’s question:  What do you know now that you wish you knew in your first year? ________ I wish I had known that although many things require swift...