We as parents need to take a step back and allow our children to make mistakes, thereby growing into independent problem-solving adults.
Most schools would have to stop doing almost everything they now do in the name of school improvement.
Resilience explains why some children overcome overwhelming obstacles...
The difference between living in Israel verses outside of Israel is that in Israel, Judaism is the basis of the country’s daily operations.
Anger becomes a problem if you do not know how to handle it.
If students need to improve many of the same skills for both reading comprehension and math, teachers can borrow strategies from literacy instruction and apply them to the math classroom.
Worrying is definitely a Jewish occupation.
One of the key tenets in the book is that children need five things from their parents in order to have a healthy relationship:
How could they not know how we wish for a child who wakes us up in middle of the night?
“Isn’t there an obligation upon the Jewish community to accept a day school graduate because of the mere fact that he is a product of a Jewish Hebrew day school?”
Phonics is great for young children learning to read, but it can be boring and frustrating for children who have sat through the instruction for years.
In it he explains that greater creativity leads to greater happiness.
Though I felt extreme empathy for the child, I attempted to explain to the parent that the responsibility would be too great and in addition it would greatly deprive from the experience of the other children in the class.
The benefits of friendship are particularly potent for women as opposed to men.
In American society we are all caught up with the idea that youth is very important. We are always trying to perceive ourselves as younger.
In other words, by allowing your children to experience disappointment, you are teaching them how to cope with frustration in the future.
It’s hard for us to admit when we don’t know something because we are trained to believe that knowing the right answer will get us ahead...
Why should we not carry ourselves with pride and personal power?
When dealing with a difficult situation as a leader, locate yourself above or below the line.
The ability to think socially is required prior to the production of social skills.