As teachers and parents, we spend most of our time helping children succeed. We support them, give them work that is challenging (but not too challenging), and if they fall, we are there to jump in and catch them before they hit the ground. Often, when students fail, they cry – and we feel terrible. […]
Last year, Jill Davis’ third grade class became very invested in their Animal Adaptations unit. They had direct experience with disabled animals, since their class pets Gizmo and Gili (bearded dragons) were missing a foot and a leg, respectively. When it came time for the students to choose another pet to adopt, they found Bugsy, […]
In many ways, leadership can be seen as taking a team on a journey. Sometimes it’s easiest to see complicated tasks through parables, and what could be more familiar than a family trip? Imagine, summertime is here, and you have a surprise for your family. You pull up to the house in your brand new […]
Click here to read our head of school’s blog post on why a Jewish Day School offers more to your children than any other school possibly could!
JCDSRI faculty, together with our Brown/RISD partners from KinderSTEAM, organized a memorable STEAM week for the whole school. April 20th-24th was an enriching week of workshops, demonstrations and field trips aimed at giving students exciting, and perspective-broadening learning experiences.
Remember the excitement of the first day of school? JCDSRI f 15mbs 1 from Jewish Community Day School RI on Vimeo.
It’s all about community at JCDSRI, and we love coming together to celebrate Shabbat! The amazing JCDSRI Parent Association throws an awesome Shabbat dinner and everyone is invited on December 12th. Our students will lead us in a beautiful musical Shabbat service before we sit down to a delicious dinner cooked by parent volunteers. Afterwards, children […]
The Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island and Cardi’s Furniture have teamed up for a great event coming to Providence in a few weeks – The Double Chai Benefit! NiRoPe – Nick, Ron, and Pete Cardi – along with Head of School Adam Tilove and Development Director Alison Walter stopped by The Rhode Show […]
The Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island (JCDSRI) is celebrating its 36th year of serving the Providence Jewish Community. The school’s mission is to prepare confident, collaborative, critical thinkers for the twenty-first century. We employ a progressive curriculum that nurtures each student’s innate creativity and curiosity while promoting academic rigor and developing personal character. […]