Education

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Help your kids avoid the “summer slide”

Marla Resnick, a licensed speech-language pathologist, brings more than 20 years of experience and intensive training to the students that come to Language-Learning Connections. This experience provides a variety of high-quality services and programs that are research-based and results-driven. Marla works with children age 3 to 21 in Southeast Portland and the surrounding area –…

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OJMCHE presents annual art & writing competition

The Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Competition for middle and high school students encourages youth to evaluate history, foster an awareness of the Holocaust, and broaden their minds in the areas of art, history, civics, sociology and literature. Each year the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education sponsors the art and writing contest…

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Yom Limmud: A day of learning for educators

The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland hosted Yom Limmud, Annual Day of Jewish Educators on Jan. 19, 2020. In 2019, Portland hosted the NewCAJE professional development conference for Jewish educators at Reed College on July 28-31. That event drew 394 Jewish Educators from 254 schools for four days of learning, laughter, singing, networking, praying and…

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The Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarship 

The Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships will serve undergraduate students majoring in Judaic studies. The award will cover more than half the cost of tuition and fees for nearly 20 students over the next five years. Sarah Rohr, a Judaic Studies major, is a recipient of the Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarship (2018 onward), and 2019 recipient…

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Maimonides and Montessori – a perfect match

Photo: Students at Maimonides Jewish Day School learn their states using a hands-on approach. Maimonides Jewish Day School introduced its new Montessori-inspired program and curriculum at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. When Maimonides’ administrators and faculty wondered how they could make Maimonides even more personal, meaningful and inspiring, they decided to explore the Montessori…

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Ways to Empower Kids to End Bullying

From the classroom to the internet, bullying can lead to children developing a poor self-image or lead to bullying others. In fact, members of Generation Z believe bullying is the biggest issue facing their generation, according to new data. A survey of American youth ages 6-17, commissioned by the Boy Scouts of America, the nation’s…

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