November 30, 2016

In this series I've discussed the reasons for rewarding students and last week I explained about the worth of the rewards. This week I'll share with you the secrets of the A.H.A.V.A. dollar!

Once stickers and teabags no longer interest my students (they reach that stage...

November 23, 2016

Last week I shared with you my concern about rewarding and giving children so much candy and junk food. I do believe in rewarding children for a task well done. I just do not believe that it must be done with sugar and sweets. Sometimes an encouraging phrase is reward...

November 16, 2016

I admit I don't usually read or quote Hebrew articles. However, Yedidyah Meir wrote an article in Be'Shevah newspaper after Simchat Torah that I feel is extremely important (you can read it here). Although a few weeks have passed since, the issue is as timely as ever. 


November 9, 2016

Once a month I will post a list of my top books in a certain category. This time I will discuss short chapter books:

It is super exciting when your child is ready for short chapter books. Your child is no longer reading measly three page chapters, but actually reading r...

November 2, 2016

Dear Gaila,

I want my children to practice reading and therefore, obviously, I want them to take books out of the library. However, to be honest, I'm not much of a library visitor myself. I took my children to a public library twice and it was not much of a success. I k...

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