The Art of Teaching Rashi to the Struggling Student: Demands and Strategies

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What do we expect from our students when teaching Rashi in the elementary school classroom? What demands and expectations are built into a child’s decoding and comprehension of Rashi and where are the breakdowns for children who struggle? This webinar examines the neuro-developmental systems that students need in order to be successful in reading and understanding Rashi. It suggests ways to reach more of our students and provides strategies to help the children who struggle.

Sara Chaya Farbstein

Sara Chaya Farbstein, PhD, is assistant principal at Bais Yaakov of the East Side and a Hidden Sparks coach and workshop presenter. She also serves as a full-time instructor at Daemen College and teaches courses in literacy instruction for students with disabilities. She has a passion for reading instruction and for bringing the best of educational practices to reach all students in the Judaic Studies classroom. Mrs. Farbstein earned her master’s degree at Touro College and her doctorate degree from Capella University, and is certified in general and special education.