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In the News: Kindergarten Community Library Project featured in Local Newspaper

March 2, 2017 by Kol HaBirah (Press)

“Impressive, collaborative, strategic, caring, and dedicated are some of the adjectives that come to mind after talking with Jewish Primary Day School’s (JPDS) Kindergarten General Studies team, comprised of Lisa Davis, Xani Pollakoff, and Vas Pournaras. Despite teaching separate classes, these educational leaders work closely together, planning their sessions on a weekly basis, discussing their students’ skill sets and coming up with creative ways to simultaneously further develop them and learn from them. Ronit Greenstein, Director of Communication, credited the strong parental involvement as a contributing factor to the strong development of the students. She talked about how the parents leverage their expertise and professions to develop the students, citing a recent example where a parent helped train the students in interview skills.”

Last year’s Kindergarten Community Library Project, which recently won the Kohelet Prize for “Development of Critical and/or Creative Thinking,” was featured in an article in Kol HaBirah Newspaper. Read the full article here.