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Wallace Greene

Articles by Wallace Greene

Remembrances of Hakafos Past

I love hakafos. I love the dancing, the energy, the joy, the singing, the ruach and the intoxication of getting lost in a niggun. I

True Grit

An idea that psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck developed at Stanford University is the belief that the ability to learn is not fixed, that it can

Teaching About the Environment

In the past we have discussed the need to bring current events into the classroom in general as well as from a Jewish perspective. Environmental

What Do Teachers Make?

Part 2 Most parents of Jewish day school students would be outraged and upset if it were suggested that current tuition rates are unreasonably and

What Does a Teacher Make?

Once upon a time, teachers were revered and highly honored. The Talmud is replete with examples of how one is to honor a teacher. In

Good, Better, Best

The comedian Robert Klein does some very funny routines about what it was like to be in school in the ’50s. What teachers demanded, how

Conflicting Priorities

School boards, advocacy groups, school administrators and parent organizations are faced with many challenges. Their hard work should never be taken for granted. A major

It Takes a Community

There is a halachic hierarchy principle of prioritization when it comes to aiding those in need called aniyei irkha kodem. This means that we are

What Makes a School Good?

What makes a school good? What does it take to develop the kind of reputation that causes parents to sign up their toddlers before they