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Rabbi Nochum Kaplan, director of the Merkos Office of Education, discusses the various challenges facing educators and parents.

Education Articles by Nochum Kaplan

Education Articles by Nochum Kaplan

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It has been said that to teach a child to enjoy books is to open a window to a world of wonder; to the past and to the imagined future. It is to give a child a lifelong gift...
Parents need to know what their children are doing at school and to become actively involved in helping facilitate their success.
Parents are expected to be supportive of the school, supportive of the administration and faculty, supportive of its policies and to be fully engaged in the educational lives of their children.
The formula for making a parent teacher evening a success can be reduced to a single word: preparedness.
What should reasonably be expected of a teacher?
The most common reason for a child’s misbehavior is his/her need of attention. What's the teacher or the parent to do?
A closer relationship between home and school is essential if we are to deal effectively with some of the challenges our children present us with
One of the less admirable developments of our modern era, it appears, has been the gradual decline of refined language and civil behavior. The very idea of refined language seems somewhat quaint. What can we do to change attitudes about acceptable speech?
School officials want open and positive communication lines with their children's parents, but they want parental support for their policies and educational philosophy.
Change evolves when the administrators, educators and parent body work cooperatively, taking small indefinable, and incremental steps with a very specific goal oriented approach to success.
First of all, let's all agree on a basic principle; it's the kids' homework!
The creation of a positive loving atmosphere is the joint responsibility of the professional and the parent communities.
How wonderful it would be if every parent would make a special effort to make an encouraging comment to his/her child's teachers during the first week of school.
Educators advocate that schools actively teach more thinking skills as opposed to subject content. I wonder what of the moral underpinnings of our thinking processes?
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