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Kol Tehiyah

A NOTE FROM OUR HEAD

Dear Tehiyah Families,

It has only been a month since we launched the Bridge to the Future initiative, and already so much has started! I wanted to use this opportunity to update on some of the latest happenings around campus:

  • All of our teachers are taking a professional development workshop on Differentiation over the course of the spring, led by Tehiyah alum and founder of Rosh Pinah, Elana Naftalin Kelman.
  • Nati Porat and Tamar Senyak participated in a Responsive Classroom Training last week and are excited to start to integrate this practice into the classrooms.
  • Kenton has begun teaching a very popular Robot Club to the 4th and 5th graders after school.
  • Bridge K and Kindergarten spent the day last Friday at Alvarado and 
  • Tassajara Parks respectively, enjoying an outdoor educational experience around Tu B'shevat.
  • Six teachers have started a weekly in-service on Inquiry-Based Learning, taught be local expert, Yafit Megidash.
  • 1st and 2nd grade science teacher, Onna Schwindt, has turned her classroom into a JSTEAM center, filled with hands-on science activities. 
  • Our Student Council has been trained by the ADL in an Anti-Bullying program and will be working with all the student body in their own classes to create a "no place for hate" environment.

Shabbat Shalom,

Deb
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