Category: Professional Development

Words Matter

Check out this new piece by Rabbi Rebecca Milder about listening closely to children. Beautiful and practical.

Intentional Design

  During our second week of staff orientation and preparation, we’ve spent a lot of time intentionally designing our JEC rooms to best facilitate exploration, growth and comfort for our children this year. With the help of parents, we are in the process of completely rearranging the environments. One of our new environments will be …

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Documenting Children’s Contributions

For the past week, our new education team has been busy preparing for the upcoming year. We’ve spent a considerable amount of time talking about our values at the Jewish Enrichment Center. We value children’s unique and significant contributions to our learning community. In order to document their contributions, we record conversations and take pictures …

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