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Shira Loewenstein

Shira Loewenstein is first and foremost a teacher. She spent seven years as a classroom teacher ranging from first to eighth grade. She also served as a mentor teacher for beginning teachers. She currently spends her days working with schools to develop systems of support for new teachers. Her program at the Yeshiva University currently works with 20 Jewish Day Schools around the country supporting their cohorts of new teachers. Shira is particularly interested in pedagogical practices of all teachers, thinking about how kids think, and meeting the needs of diverse learners in a classroom setting. She has her masters from Brandeis University where she is an alumna of the Delet program.

Areas of Interest: 
New Teachers,
Curriculum,
Instruction,

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Posted discussion The Loss of Grit in Personalized Education

5 months 3 weeks ago to Resilience and Grit

Posted blog What's the Point of Assessment?

1 year 8 months ago to Assessment

Posted blog The Accidental Community: Feeling the Love

2 years 8 months ago to School Leadership

Posted blog Does Spelling Count?

2 years 9 months ago to Project-Based Learning

Posted blog Mentorship: Teaching the Teachers

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