/Tag:Differentiated Learning

Measuring Hebrew Language Achievement

MILTON’s Hebrew program utilizes an assessment-based curriculum, which means that we first set goals, and then design a curriculum to achieve them. We employ assessments on a school-wide, class-wide, and individual basis. On a daily basis, teachers work to formally and informally assess students’ skills in the classroom as the children work, interact, and engage with the language. Each of our units includes an assessment component within it (measuring progress in each unit from beginning …

November 30, 2017 |By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |Topics: Hebrew, Teaching Methods|Tags: Differentiated Learning|

Consistency in Class Placement: Forming Hebrew and Judaic Studies Classes that Support our Mission and Improve Results

At MILTON, we foster joyful and dynamic classroom communities through intentionally-created learning environments. Our approach reflects our vision of each child as a whole and unique individual and our commitment to a culture of inclusivity. We consider a variety of criteria – including social dynamics, gender balance, relationships among students, and best fit between the students’ learning styles and the faculty members’ teaching styles – when determining the placement of students in classrooms. Our experiences …

September 14, 2017 |By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |Topics: Education, Hebrew, Judaic Studies|Tags: Differentiated Learning|

Driving More Student Engagement, Agency, Collaboration, and Creativity

Utilizing Research-based 21st Century Approaches to Education at JPDS-NC: The beginning of a new school year is always an exciting time… but this year, we are more energized by our future than ever. We welcomed 334 students through our doors a few days ago; at the North Campus, we warmly welcomed our first cohort of students who began their JPDS-NC experience at the South Campus; and we are excited by ongoing plans to open our …