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Life Chronicles

5 Adar 5775 – February 23, 2015

Purim 2015: Same Fight, Same Enemy

In the midst of all this name calling by these so called leaders stands a man who is steadfast in his beliefs and is prepared to deal with any outside pressure to get his point across.

Dear Dr. Yael

28 Shevat 5775 – February 16, 2015
She says that they are our children and since she brings in half, or sometimes more than half of our parnassah, we need to be full partners in their chinuch.

Executive Function Disorder In Children And Adults

Pioneering authors Peg Dawson and Richard Guare, in their book Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, outline the ways that we employ executive skills regularly.

Milestones: Checking In Grade By Grade

21 Shevat 5775 – February 9, 2015
Because I get phone calls about this all the time, I have put together a quick “cheat sheet” with milestones for reading, writing, and math from first grade through high school.

Dear Dr. Yael

I surprise my wife with gifts, large and small.

Life Chronicles

14 Shevat 5775 – February 2, 2015

Small Steps. Big Change.

The reason behind this is that when we ask our brains and bodies to make drastic changes, our fight or flight response kicks in and we become paralyzed.

Dear Dr. Yael

They are like children keeping count of who changed how many diapers each day.

Collective Punishment Vs Collective Reward

10 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
“Well, you are also part of this class! If someone drills a hole in the boat, the boat will ultimately sink, and even the innocent ones will perish as well. The whole class must be punished!”

Dear Dr. Yael

7 Shevat 5775 – January 26, 2015
I find his mother to be a difficult person and my nature is to stay away from people like that.

Life Chronicles

4 Shevat 5775 – January 23, 2015

Teacher Training: What First-Year Teachers Need to Know

Why is there such a steep learning curve for teachers? And what can we, as educators and community activists, do better in the educational system and keep first-year teachers in the job?

Teaching Davening (Part Two)

3 Shevat 5775 – January 22, 2015
Teachers, as well as administrators, must be actively involved in the daily prayers that transpire at a school and must set the bar as dugmaot ishiot, role models, on how one must daven.

Dear Dr. Yael

29 Tevet 5775 – January 19, 2015
Often both girls and boys compare their date to their parents.

Readers: Ages And Stages

With so many new cases of ADHD reported each year, it is important to help children learn how to sit still.

Where Have All The Good Jewish Men Gone?

26 Tevet 5775 – January 16, 2015
Perhaps today’s accomplished woman can wrestle all the lions and tigers and bears by herself, but when she does, she may not have a lot of room left in her life for vulnerability.

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