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Developing STEM Curriculum – Learning more than what meets the eye!

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) might be the most talked-about education buzzword of the last 10 years. It is spoken about daily and most schools want to have a STEM program. But what does this really mean? More importantly, what does it mean to us at Bialik? STEM is a popular term that is […]

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The Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

October 28, 2018   Dear Bialik Parents, Together with the rest of the world, we are appalled by the tragic events that took place at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh yesterday. Many of us have connections to that community and we are all shocked when Jews anywhere are targeted because of who we […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Bialik North Opens an Additional Grade 1 Class

MEDIA RELEASE Media Contact: Lydia Levin Director of Marketing and Communications Bialik Hebrew Day School llevin@bialik.ca 416-783-3346 ext. 235 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BIALIK NORTH OPENS AN ADDITIONAL GRADE 1 CLASS York Region, ON: Bialik Hebrew Day School’s Himel Branch will open an additional Grade 1 class for the 2019-20 school year. “We couldn’t be more […]

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ShinShinim – Bringing the Spirit of Israel to Bialik

“They are coming! Are they here yet?” Then, to thunderous applause “they” walk into our opening school assembly. Who could generate such excitement in school? The Boys in Blue? The Raptors? Drake? None of the above. “Who?” you ask. The ShinShinim, of course! Whoever said: “Dreams come a size too big so we can grow […]

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The Bounce-Back Factor: How Kids Learn Resilience

As parents and educators, we should never underestimate the gift of failure. I am sure you can recall a time when your child came home feeling disappointed. Perhaps they didn’t make it onto a sports team or they received a lower-than-expected grade. You, as the parent, probably felt a mix of emotions; this is natural, […]

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Anxiety in Kids and Student Wellness

On the third day of school this year, while walking a nervous and tearful JK boy into school, I did everything I could to help him feel safe, loved and supported. At the door of his classroom, the boy looked up at me, wiped his last tear away, and said: “Thank you, Gallinger.” Although he […]

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Cheshbon Nefesh: Reflecting on Rosh Hashanah and the Start of the New School Year

Welcome to our new school blog! I am pleased to launch this space where, together with other school leaders and faculty, I look forward to sharing thoughts and ideas about Jewish education, pedagogy, technology, social emotional learning, and much more – and the ways that this translates into educating our Bialik students to become future […]

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