Tag: Documentation

Shema Journaling

This week in our שְׁמַע (Shema) theme, we introduced a new way for children document their שְׁמַע (Shema) experiences. Children in שׁוֹרָשִׁים (Shorashim– ‘roots’ for nursery) and שְׁתִּילִים (Shteelim– ‘saplings’ for kindergarten) have been journaling! Each day, we heard a new story about someone saying שְׁמַע (Shema). We played the story so we could see what it …

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A Visual Timeline of Feelings

Nitzanim v’Anafim (“Buds” for 1st-2nd grades and “Branches” for 3rd grade) has spent this week wrapping up our explorations of Genesis 13 before moving onto the next text within our אַבְרָהָם‎ וְלוֹט (Avraham v’Lot) theme, Genesis 18. We’ll work to keep all our big ideas about Genesis 13 live as we move onto the next …

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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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