Teacher’s Corner: How a Classroom Behavior System can Promote Collaboration and Acceptance of Self and Others

By Kindergarten Teacher Lauren Kurstin, LMFT, M.S. Ed. Envision a place where each person feels motivated to meet his or her own individualized goals…a place where people know and embrace individual differences and work together to accomplish their group-created community goals.  Now imagine that place is…a kindergarten classroom at the Gordon School.  My students...

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Faith’s Story

I am one of the “oldies” at Beth David Congregation.  My parents moved to the Roads section of Miami, when I was ten years old, to be within walking distance of a shul.  Little did we know then how important a part this synagogue would play in our lives.  It...

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