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I see myself as the guardian of each student’s childhood, and am committed to filling their days with learning that is significant and meaningful. How do we do that at Mirowitz? Check back here weekly for a window into our school. I will post here on topics ranging academic excellence, meaningful Jewish learning and empowering children to make a difference.

– Cheryl Maayan

Fail Forward

December 15, 2014

STEAM TEACHES A LIFE LESSON: FAIL FORWARD Wondering what kind of educators would expect children to fail? Here at Mirowitz, we teach children to “fail forward. Innovators have to live with uncertainty, ambiguity, failure and resilience. They have to experiment by designing and re-designing and...
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Pluralism

December 6, 2014

Pluralism: An Energetic Engagement with Diversity What does it mean to be a member of a pluralistic Jewish community? Exploring this question has become part of our school’s strategic plan, and we invite you to join the conversation with us. If we each deepen our...
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Your Extra Time

December 1, 2014

How will you use your extra time? Reb Scott posed that question to inquiring middle schoolers before they left for Thanksgiving vacation. Taking in the sobering events of last night, our teen students considered what they could do over this holiday to participate in the...
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