Tag - early childhood education

Arugot – Haifa, Israel – Methods used with preschool children in developmental preschools

By Rachelle Baruch Arugot, located in Haifa – Israel, is a dynamic learning and therapy center for children with learning disabilities, developmental delays and emotional problems. A range of nurturing programs address the needs of 400 children, all from the lower socio-economic sector. A multi-disciplinary staff provides remedial tutoring for...

Heschel at the Gan: How Jewish Early Childhood Education Ignites the Potential of the Whole Family

Photo ZERO to THREE By Sonya Shoptaugh and Bill Robinson “The essence of teaching is to have a dialogue with the child’s potential.” —Carla Rinaldi “The essence of Jewish education is to have a dialogue with the whole family’s potential.” —The authors ENVISION . . . children digging in the ground discovering worms and other bugs...

Gun-Play in Early Childhood

By Tammy Kaiser When I hid in my office building at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle as a gunman shot my colleagues one by one, the sound and smell of gunfire was etched into my brain. To further the trauma pathway, when I visited the Federation building after the shooting and saw the outline of one of the weapons the shooter used drawn in...