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Can You Hear Me Now?

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A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liason.

One of the magical phenomena associated with being an educator is that some of the most powerful learning moments come from the very child one is nurturing and educating.  On a visit to my children in New Jersey, I experienced one of those magical moments.

My seven- year-old granddaughter shared a story with me that she made up, neatly printed on a couple of three-ringed sheets of paper. It was a great story and was well written, too.

What's in a Glass?

A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liaison.

Wolman.jpgWhat's in a glass? Half empty or half full, it's still just a glass.

While fascinating in origin and construction (sand, torched and blown), what's there to contemplate about glass?! So I thought-- until I started craving my mother's flaky dough apple turnovers.

Questions to Ponder

A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liaison.

Wolman_0.jpgOn December 4th, early Sunday morning, in the quiet of the Beth Israel Congregation’s parking lot, fifty Jewish Educators, four of my colleagues and I  boarded a bus and traveled to the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. One hundred educators in total (fifty teachers departed from Baltimore Hebrew Congregation) dedicated a day to visiting their history.

Give and Thank

A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liason.

Wolman_0.jpgWhen one mentions the month of November to me I associate it with the 18th of November because it's my birthday.

However, to most Americans the month of November is associated with the holiday of Thanksgiving; a month seen in a haze of autumn colored leaves, turkeys, pilgrims, family gatherings, football and bumper-to-bumper traffic.

Tears of Joy

A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liason.

Embracing a New Year

A blog post by Ruthy Wolman, Day School Liason.
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