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Welcome to February, when 33 percent of all New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. Research shows that we need a more effective approach to goal-setting. I recommend the SMART approach.

Jewish Perspectives on Gun Violence


8 Essential Characteristics of Project Based Learning

Diane Zimmerman, Associate Education Director at Temple Sinai in Washington, D.C., identifies what PBL is and what it is not from the students’ and teachers’ perspectives.

The Newtown Tragedy: How to Transform the Pain into Meaningful Action

Rabbi Mark H. Levine and David E. Behrman reflect on the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT, and offer advice for parents and Jewish educators to help children transform their pain into something meaningful.