Jewish Montessori Society

Jewish Montessori Becomes ‘A Movement’

Educators and parents find century-old pedagogy newly relevant for day schools.
09/11/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

At Luria Academy, it’s not unusual to see elementary-school-age children lying on their stomachs on rugs, or sitting cross-legged on the floor, or leaning against a wall. Or, like one girl on a late morning this spring, comfortably wedged in a cozy space behind a cabinet.

Montessori schools use special materials, like mats and educational toys. Photo courtesy Lamplighters Yeshiva

In Jewish Montessori's Niche, Enrollment Is Growing

02/04/2013 - 19:00
Associate Editor

While non-haredi Jewish day school enrollment in general has been flat, the Montessori niche is growing.

New App Brings The Aleph Bet To The iPad

Application helps children identify and match Hebrew letters and practice writing in script and block letters.
12/02/2012 - 19:00
Associate Editor

Would you prefer your preschool-age child do less “Angry Birds” and more “Aleph Bet?"

A new app creates opportunities to teach the aleph bet on the go. Photo via
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