Tweets of Note – October 2013 Volume 2
Blogs of Note – October 2013 Volume 2
By: Sarah Stewart
Published October 2013
Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl, Dean of The Margolin Hebrew Academy in Memphis, TN, shares the status of a recent graduate, talented musician, and rising star, Ilan Eckhardt, who is winning on Israel's new reality TV show, HaKochav HaBa (The Rising Star).
David Skeen, Director of Middle School at Canterbury School in Greensboro, NC, shares how its teachers are creating/using videos for blended learning.
Dia de los Muertos
Julia Kuipers, world languages teacher at Trinity School in Atlanta, shares details of the Spanish/Latin American holiday El Dia de los Muertos, and how despite its chilling name "The Day of the Dead" is a time of remembrance and joyful celebration of life.
Healthy People, Healthy Economy
William W. Taylor, President of St. George’s Independent School in Memphis, TN, discusses how a population’s well-being and creativity can spur economic growth and job creation.
Michael Ehrhardt, Head of Cary Academy in Cary, NC, declares a weekend of no homework for his students, and discusses the importance of rest in academic performance.