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Testimonials

"I’d like to express my deepest appreciation for your warm hosting of our participants at the Walder Education Pavilion… The staff was so friendly and quick to assist at any point during the sessions. It was simply a pleasure to hold our Principal Leadership Program sessions at your beautiful venue, and be hosted with such warmth and grace."

- Rabbi Zalman Shneur, Executive Director, Menachem Education Foundation

 

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"I had the pleasure of attending the Idea Exchange Workshop on Building a Navi Curriculum. It was time very well spent. The discussion allowed us all to learn practical, hands-on ideas to enhance our teaching. I am teaching Tehillim for the second time and still groping for a style and format to work from. This workshop was what I was looking for. Thank you for opening your doors and offering innovative and worthwhile programs. Continued hatzlacha in your avodas hakodesh."

- Miriam Jaffe, Ida Crown Jewish Academy

 

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"This is every teacher’s dream. I am so impressed with the practical resources and the sensitivities to the needs of our teachers-they need support, collaborative opportunities and a helping hand. Yasher Koach!"

- Frumma Rosenberg-Gottlieb, North Miami, Florida

 

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Walder Education is located at 8020 St. Louis  Ave, Skokie, IL 60076,  the northwest corner of Oakton and St. Louis.
To make an appointment or contact us, call 847.674.0800 or email us at teacherscenter@waldereducation.org

 

Unless noted otherwise on the calendar below, our normal school year hours are:

Sunday 10am-2pm   |   Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10am-4pm   |   Wednesday 7-9pm

July and August hours are:

Sunday Closed   |   Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10am-4pm   |   Wednesday 5-9pm



Quick Tip: Teaching Strategies - The Envelope, Please
 
Studies show that students learn more content and retain it longer, develop higher-order problem-solving and reasoning abilities, and improve social skills through small group cooperative learning. The Envelope, Please is a teaching tool that helps you achieve all these goals.
Prepare an envelope for each group.  
On the back of each envelope write 3-5 statements/clues about the subject/item/theme, etc. you are focusing on and wish for them to learn about. Clues and answers should be different for each group. 
Write the name of the subject/item/theme, etc. on a card and put it inside the envelope.
Distribute one envelope per group. Guide the groups to discuss the clues on their envelope and predict what’s inside.
After a predetermined amount of time, announce, “The envelope, please.” The groups open their envelopes to discover if their predictions were correct.
Conclude the activity by having each group share their clues and answers with the class. 
 
Benefits of Group Work. Washington University. Published online October 3, 2017. https://teachingcenter.wustl.edu/resources/active-learning/group-work-in-class/benefits-of-group-work/
 
SOS: The Envelope Please. Discovery Education. Published online December 1, 2014. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2014/12/01/sos-the-envelope-please/
 
 
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