Four Students- Part 3

By Mrs. Chana Rose, Educational Director of the Menachem Education Foundation In the passage of the Arba Banim, the Haggada first addresses two extremes - the Chacham and Rasha, whom we have discussed in the past two weeks. The next son addressed is in the middle - the Tam, the simple son. In educational terms, we would call him (or…

Which Child First?: A Pesach Message

Teachers are often faced with a dilemma when multiple children are clamoring for their attention: which child’s needs to address first? With limited time and resources, educators are forced to prioritize their responses based on the most urgent and pressing needs. The Rebbe addresses this dilemma with a question on the Haggadah, teaching us a valuable lesson in education. The…

A Teacher’s Prayer

I make sure to pray to You before I leave the house in the morning. I guess you can say it’s my “thing”. Each morning as I stand before You, the desire to concentrate on our conversation burns strongly in my heart. But as the sun rises at dawn, I have nothing to offer You, but the offering of the…

A Letter: Because You Cared.

Dear Teacher,   I was your student five years ago. Five years is a long time. So many things change, and that means you have seen four grades since I spent time in your classroom. Since I sat in your classroom, I have met new people, had so many new experiences, and have had downfalls and uphill challenges. I have…