Presenters from some of the various STEAM Splash workshops discuss their activities in this in-depth look at STEAM Splash days.
Young children love the immediate satisfaction of painting. Mixing colors is a magic and instant alchemy that has enthralled our Pre-K students for the past few weeks in art. Mr. Mirsky challenged the children to “invent” as many new colors as they could. With this prompting, children learned the basics of color theory and improved […]
Pre-K students have been very busy learning about and celebrating Hanukkah. After decorating their classroom, they learned the Hanukkah story as well as many songs in both Hebrew and English. Students created their very own Hanukkiyot (Hanukkah Menorahs) and were excited to bring them home to light during the holiday. Expanding upon some of the […]
Meghan Cavanaugh joined JCDSRI’s faculty in September as our school social worker. Meghan has over a decade of experience working with children and families in schools as well as in home-based and office settings. When asked about her impressions of JCDSRI, Meghan said that our school community is “positive and supportive — teachers reflect to students […]
Our Pre-K students have been learning the story of Noach (Noah), Naama and their teivah (ark). When we discussed the story, one of our questions was, “What does it mean to be a good person?” Here are some of their thoughts: When you say “thank you” and show peace. Show kavod and make peace. Not […]