If “willing to fail and try again” is one of the hallmarks of success in today’s marketplace, “self-motivated and willing to take initiative” is a close second. Even for the professions and jobs that require disciplined rule following, such as accounting and engineering, finding a job, and crating personal success, requires creativity, and setting yourself apart.
So the shift to “21st century” learning should not only about using more technology in the classroom. It also…Continue
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
In case you don’t recognize the quote, I am deliberately not revealing its author until the end of this musing. But let’s just say that innovation, and an economy based on it, did not begin with Microsoft, Apple or Google. It is, however, doubtless that the pace of innovation, and the need to feel comfortable with failure as a result, has reached proportions previously unimaginable, which leads me to my grand…Continue
A More Natural and Enjoyable Way to Learn Chumash
There is no doubt that we must teach our students the importance of every word and every letter in the Torah, but does that mean, that from the very first day of Chumash class, we should expect them to remember the translation of…Continue