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January 26, 2023
Mel Berwin
At the MTEI (Mandel Teacher Educator Institute) graduate conference on Singer Island, Florida, in December 2022, we were asked to take a pad of sticky notes and jot down each task we accomplished in the previous week at work.
January 26, 2023
Robin Kahn
What I appreciate most about MTEI gatherings is that they provide the gift of getting me off the dance floor and into the balcony. What do I mean? I spend (too) much time dealing with the urgent and seemingly important: designing yet another flyer, reminding teachers to submit lesson plans and lesson summaries, and organizing supplies.
August 29, 2022
Rebecca Milder
Words matter. They shape a child’s mind: opening landscapes while fencing others off, carving streams of ideas and emotional associations while setting up dams elsewhere.
November 17, 2021
Tamar Shames and Dassi Shtern
Walking into the first Sunday of the very first MTEI Seminar, we were both filled with mixed feelings of trepidation and excitement. What was this all about?
September 10, 2021
Mel Berwin and Rachel Nelson
We are one seminar away from finishing two years of learning with the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute. One of the most impactful lessons that we gleaned from the program was present from the very first seminar, in November 2019.
June 1, 2021
Rivy Poupko Kletenik
Watching our sixth graders perform on Lag Ba’Omer was a particularly poignant, multilayered moment. This was not your typical grade school performance.