How To Throw An Awesome Surprise Party

Throwing a surprise party takes planning and a bit of trickery, but it’s just awesome when the guest of honor arrives and everyone yells “Surprise!” With organization and a little help from some friends, you can pull off a party that folks will talk...

Teachers Need Mentoring Too

Great teachers are not born, they are made, says Shira Loewenstein, associate director of New Teacher Support at Yeshiva University. Mentoring helps develop effective teachers. In this blog post, she offers suggestions for teachers hoping to mentor new educators. She...

How Effort Empowers Learning

This blog post suggests teachers emphasize effort in the classroom by avoiding the oversimplification of historic and scientific achievements by including stories about struggle and success. It also suggests showing the relationship between effort and results, and...