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.

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