How to Teach the Story of Hanukkah to Kids

“A little light goes a long way…”   The word “Hanukkah” comes from the Hebrew meaning dedication. The Jewish holiday Hanukkah is an eight-day celebration known for being The Festival of Lights, representing joy, warmth, comfort,…

Empowering Children: Teaching Kids Resilience

“When children are resilient, they can face life with courage and curiosity. They have a greater ability to adapt. They are more confident which leads them to try new things and strive for growth.” -Dr. G Childhood tends to be idealized…

Social Apps Parents Should Know About

“Nothing ever goes away once it is posted online…” Our children are growing up in a fast-paced world where technology affects their daily lives in way that is truly unprecedented. While using smartphone Apps has been a growing trend for…

Teaching Children About the Jewish High Holidays

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” Two Jewish travelers were on their way home for the Jewish high holidays. One of the passengers said to another, “Holidays came with traditions and special…

The Benefits of STEM Education

“Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was.”  STEM education supports the development of how one thinks and behaves. The educational benefits of STEM arise from integrating the four specific academic…

Embracing the Whole Child

“Education is not the learning of facts, rather it’s the training the mind to think.” -Albert Einstein   Imagine a place where learning is an active, engaging journey of exploration and discovery. A place where children are…