School Partnership Master’s Program to Provide Scholarships for Five Towns Educators
Yeshiva University Scholars to Speak Throughout Los Angeles Community, March 4-5 The Los Angeles community will be hosting prominent Yeshiva University visiting scholars over Shabbat, March 4-5, in various shuls around the community. The Shabbaton—sponsored by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) —will feature renowned personalities including President Richard Joel; Rabbi Kenneth Brander, David […]
Azrieli’s Rona Novick Empowers Students and Educators to Combat Bullying The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach realizes that bullying is no laughing matter and that preventing it is crucial. While this issue has been a nationwide concern, the Hebrew Academy adopted the interactive Bully Resistance Anti Violence Education program that empowers […]
When teaching children about the impact of bullying, Rona Novick has found that role playing using cartoon characters helps make the lessons less threatening. It’s a strategy that the associate professor at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration employs with the teachers she trains to deal with bullying as well.
Many adults recall being bullied or witnessing bullying during their school years and assume that the phenomenon is a given in any school situation. But according to Dr. Rona Novick, associate professor at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration and incoming director of its Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Division of Doctoral Studies, research shows there are positive steps that parents and educators can take to combat bullying.