All of us wish to act in kind, compassionate and intelligent ways. We all wish to build character.
They are habits. And though each habit means relatively little on its own, over time, the meals we order... have enormous impacts on our heath, productivity, financial security, and happiness.
We studied his seforim together, we listened to famous cantorial masters and we spoke of his illustrious yichus, his pedigree, dating back to the famous commentator, Rashi.
What’s the difference between the first and second ten-year-old?
So, what do we do about grammar? Should we do grammar drills? Should we hope that the students pick it up from reading?
Most experts agree that with specialized coaching, a person’s social “intelligence” can be significantly raised.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Executive Function Disorder In Academics And Friendships
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Executive Function Disorder (EFD) have trouble keeping themselves organized and on-task.
We tend to justify and idealize this division with pride attributing these tendencies as demonstrating a higher level of kedushah.
We never cease to be students, even when we are no longer in school. Therefore, everyone can learn from these elements of thought.
The warm parenting style indicates to children, “I love you and will take care of you” and the firm parenting style lets children know, “I expect something from you.”
When we are faced with danger, our body goes into what scientists call “fight or flight” mode.
This doesn’t mean that anyone who occasionally has a piece of chocolate as a pick-me-up is an emotional eater.
How is it possible that some of our people cannot see what I see, the miracle of the existence of the state of Israel?
To what extent is your child displaying defiance?
All of these small changes work their way into the framework of the elephant and the rider because they are helping the elephant move forward.
While indecision can stop you in your tracks, it’s important to point out that it’s not always bad.
A leader that has lost faith in his people cannot lead his people and conquer the land of Israel.
How do we ensure that our students aren’t studying for the grade or the end-of-the-year pizza party? How can we get them to truly want to learn for learning’s sake?
But Pi Day is worst of all I want the extra credit bad But trying to remember many numbers makes me sad.
The teenage years are not about surviving. They are about thriving.