Meet Hebrew Teacher Mark Wiseman

We welcome Moreh Mark to our Hebrew teaching staff this year!

Q: Why did you choose to work at Pardes Jewish Day School?

A: Montreal educators recommended the school to me. The information on the school website looked very impressive.

Q: What motivated you to become a teacher or to work in education?

A: I was very positively impacted by my experience in a Jewish school (K-12) and wanted to gift that experience to others.

Q: What do you enjoy most about teaching or working in education?

A: I enjoy delving into Judaic Studies/Hebrew subject matter a great deal. I love having a role in student learning and the challenge of teaching diverse learners.

Q: What is the most important life lesson you want your students to learn in your class(es)?

A: What we do matters. If we all agree to look after each other, there will be many people watching over each of us.

Q: How do you keep current with the subject areas you cover?

A: I attend teacher training courses and I listen carefully to the advice of peers.

Q: What was your favorite book as a child?

A: Are You My Mother? Dr Seuss

Q: What is your favorite book as an adult?

A: The Chronicles of Jerahmeel

Q: What are some of your interests/hobbies?

A: I love coaching basketball teams, going to concerts and antiquing.

Q: What are you most looking forward to this school year?

A: Interacting with as many people as possible so that I begin to feel at home.