550 Mechanchos Unite Online

After several months of moving their classrooms online, transforming their lesson plans, multi-tasking and dealing with challenges at home and at school, which teachers would want to go back on Zoom during their summer break? 550 Mechanchos who joined the 5th Annual Kinus Mechanchos Chabad. The Menachem Education Foundation hosts an annual Kinus to energize educators, provide tools and resources,…

4 Lessons for Parents and Teachers from Distance Learning

All four ingredients of distance learning are powerful drivers for brick-and-mortar learning as well. And all four of them bring one message home...

40 Principals Meet in Crown Heights

As the Kinus Hashluchos drew to a close on Monday, over 40 principals from around the world continued to invest in their unique Shlichus with a meeting of those in school leadership positions. From Crown Heights to Kentucky and from Oregon to England, these principals spent the remainder of Chof Bais Shevat collaborating on leadership challenges, and sharing support, resources,…

Training Program Incorporates Rebbe Rayatz’s Doctrine

“I hope to gain the knowledge and the skills I need to be able to be a part of the solution that the girls need … I so want to know how to best communicate things like care, love and emes in a way that the girls who confide in me will actually take it in!” This is what one…

Hiskashrus: Helping Our Students Connect

“Happy is your lot that Hashgacha Ha’elyona has placed you in the most fortunate position of one engaged in Chinuch, which draws near the hearts of Jewish Children to our Father in Heaven." (Igros Kodesh, vol. 17, p. 313)  This is what the Rebbe wrote to teachers, and as Chassidishe Mechanchim and Mechanchos, we have the additional privilege of helping…

10 Ways to Take Chinuch to Heart

As a community, we are in a process of rededicating ourselves to the vital Shlichus of Chinuch. In every area, educators are striving to go the extra mile - exemplifying what we can call “Chinuch with Heart.” The Rebbe taught us that this must  be our approach to Chinuch, and that it applies to every member of our community, not…

Chinuch: A Shlichus for Our Time

Is teaching an art, a science, or a calling? The simple answer is, all three. We have all met the “born” teacher, who has been playing school since age five. If you teach, you know the experience of a lesson that seems to teach itself, as you orchestrate and respond and lose yourself in the thrilling creative endeavor of teaching.…