A gallery of Israeli landscapes to be used as decoration, inspiration or a jumping-off point.
The Reggio approach was introduced to the Preschool in 2008. Both the enrollment growth and program enrichment have been exciting as well as demanding. It is a clear reflection of the quality of the teachers, their deepening understanding of the Reggio approach, and the investment in their growth.
The state certified staff of the Early Childhood Center at the Mid-Island Y JCC teach a challenging and engaging curriculum including language development, science, mathematics, art and literature, while providing a loving and nurturing environment for each child.
Children learn by doing at the Brotherhood Synagogue Nursery School. Through active involvement in their environment, children add pieces of information to what they already know, thereby generating new ideas about the world around them.
Garden-based learning connected to Jewish values and celebration in an early childhood setting at Congregation Kol Ami, White Plains, NY.
This free video series (courtesy of Exchange Press and collaborators) features words of support and practical advice from a diverse panel of early childhood experts to help educators navigate the rough waters and aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This blog from Community Playthings, shares insights of early childhood educational consultant Jean Schreiber. Jean works at the JCC Manhattan and is also she is an instructor in the Continuing Professional Studies Program at Bank Street School of Education. This blog shares the importance of dramatic play in the development of social and emotional growth including perspective takings, risk-taking, and exploring roles. Schreiber includes beautiful examples of children's conversations and learnings to help encourage fostering SEL in your classroom setting.
Consider how to apply Constructivist Education methods to learning about Israel.