“The most important measure of how good a game I played, was how much better I'd made my teammates play.” Author: Bill Russell Language, like all of us, has to be adaptable. New words and acronyms are tossed into the mix, many of which find a way into the latest news items, editorial reviews, Instagram … Continue reading Teaching the next generation of GOATs
It was one year ago, almost to the day, at a Purim celebration, where everybody was jokingly ‘shaking hands’ using their elbows. It seemed humorous at the time and only added to the joyous atmosphere of the Purim party. Little did we know then the impact that Covid-19 would have globally, or how rapid the … Continue reading Purim
Every student in a primary school is essentially a big person in a smaller body. Emotions flood through each body moving into and around a school at all times. These emotions affect how children think and make decisions, which is known as our behaviour. Every time a moment of deep sadness and dysregulation (a mini … Continue reading Dealing with emotions
After 14 years of wandering the world I’ve made my way back to Moriah. During this time I have been a Principal in Zurich in Switzerland and at Knox on the North Shore and most recently as Head of School at the Australian International School in Hong Kong. These experiences at the highest quality schools … Continue reading IT IS GREAT TO BE BACK!
This year at Moriah we are embarking on a Positive Education journey, Moriah style. As we start the school year as parents and educators, it is worthwhile reflecting on what empowers our kids to feel the greatest happiness and fulfillment, to be resilient and to face their challenges through school and life with courage and … Continue reading POSITIVE EDUCATION: MORIAH STYLE