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Nov 30

Children at work

Now that it’s project season, the children in ענפים (Anafim- “branches” for 3rd-4th grade) approach me at the beginning of each session with urgent requests. “How much time do we have today?” “Can we get started before כיבוד (kibud-snack?”  “If I do my עברית (ivrit– Hebrew) first, can I have project time all the way until שירה/תפילה (Shirah/Tefillah “singing/prayer,” at the close of the day)?” They rush into classroom like whirlwinds, gathering up their materials, and then spread out in open spaces to sink deeply into their work.  

 

Just look at that focus and joy.

 

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