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Linking Northern and Central NJ, Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester and CT

Learn the words below to figure out the joke:

איומה     Horrible

להעתיק             To copy

פעם 20             20 times 

חשבון                Math

אינני מצטיין     I’m not good at

Solution:

Jack is told to copy over his history homework 20 times. When he returns with it copied only 14 times, the teacher asks why? He replies that he is also bad at math!

Teachers Corner:

When my students say they are not good at something, I redirect them to say that they are not good “yet.” Saying “yet” leaves open the potential for growth. Just saying I am not good at something closes the door on the possibility of getting better.


Maya Yehezkel is a Hebrew teacher at Yeshivat Noam middle school. For private tutoring, all levels, email: [email protected].

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