Seventh Annual GISHA Conference:
Excellence in Inclusion
Sunday, March 15, and Monday, March 16
The 2015 GISHA conference will offer innovative strategies for supporting students with special needs in a wide range of inclusive educational settings. Participants may choose from 25 exciting workshops with diverse topics such as:
- Using technology in the classroom to meet all learners in Jewish educational settings
- Developing effective teacher/family communication
- Helping students develop important social skills, and
- Providing quality professional communities of practice to support educations in inclusive settings
- Interactive and differentiated techniques to teach Hebrew
- How to help your students reduce stress and test anxiety
- Multi-sensory approaches to teaching prayer and Hebrew College
- Teaching student with Dyslexia in the classroom (both in day schools and supplemental Hebrew school settings)
Click here to view the complete schedule.
We are currently accepting workshop proposals. To submit your proposal, click here.
|Keynote Address: To Be Inclusive Or Not To Be, That Is The Question—Inclusion in Jewish Education: Making It Work and Recognizing When It Doesn't
Yoni Schwab, Ph.D.
Schwab is an adjunct clinical supervisor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Yeshiva University and has had successful private clinical practices. He conducts research, consults and lectures extensively on social-emotional learning, behavior management and raising the achievement of students with behavioral and learning challenges.
He holds bachelor’s degrees from Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary and earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at Rutgers University. He also trained at New York University's Child Study Center in the treatment of ADHD and disruptive behavior.
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