Education

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Choosing a school for your child

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By Amian Kelemer Around the year 65 C.E., Yehoshua Ben Gamla noted that fathers teaching their children at home produced inconsistent results, and he began...
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Schools consider protocols as COVID-19 cases rise among children

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With the rise of COVID-19 cases in Maryland, particularly among children, schools are reassessing their protocols for the start of the new school year. The...

Practical tips for surviving distance learning while working at home

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By Melissa Henriquez | Kveller via JTA When our kids’ school district sent out a survey in July asking parents their return-to-school plan, we checked...

Randi Orshan, Principal and Parent, Talks Going Back to School

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With autumn only weeks away, both schools and parents are increasingly feeling the pressure to decide how to safely educate their children. It was a...

Finding the Right Private School

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  When faced with choosing a private school, there are many factors to consider: location, cost, coed vs. single-sex, school philosophy and religious affiliation. Admissions...

Get Back-to-School Ready with Precision Organizing

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Driving past our awesome local schools such as Beth Tfiloh, Krieger Schecter Day School and Ohr Chadash at this time of the year, when...

Best of Jewish Baltimore, Part 2

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It’s no secret that Baltimore’s Jewish community has always had top-notch businesses, summer camps, education programs — you name it. So it should come...

After-School Programs Offer Kids Creative Freedom

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For some kids, after-school activities begin and end with sports. Some kids, however, need an artistic outlet. With music and arts on the curricular...

New Trends in Tutoring Keep Children Learning

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When you hear the word “tutoring,” perhaps you picture a bespectacled instructor at an oak desk working with a young student, pen and paper...

Kids Kick Up Self-Esteem with Martial Arts

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Krav Maga, Hebrew for “contact combat,” is Israeli self-defense and street fighting, said Brian Kushner, head instructor at Roundhouse Krav Maga & Martial Arts....