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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

Our Memories Make Us Who We Are

December 17, 2021

What memories stand out from your years in elementary school? The cafeteria food? Recess? Getting caught chewing gum in class? We asked a few of our students about Mirowitz moments they will always remember. Here are the answers they gave: Noam B: I love the overnights,...
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Tamhui and Community Unity

December 10, 2021

“What inspires me?” Students have been asking themselves that question all week. The Chanukah Tamhui project is about helping others, of course, but just as much, it’s about community unity. Tamhui allows everyone in our community to be a part of our community tzedakah jar,...
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Learning and the Brain

December 6, 2021

It has always been our practice to keep up with the latest neuroscientific research on learning. How does the brain learn best? What strategies help students succeed academically? How can we as teachers provide an environment that maximizes learning capacity? I was fortunate to attend...
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