Morah Cheryl’s Blog

Cheryl Maayan 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

Learning and the Brain

andrea Curriculum

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? …


andrea Jewish Day School, Mirowitz Community

What makes you want to say #thankyoumirowitz? The meaningful moments your children spend learning every day? The phenomenal, loving teachers who are working harder than they ever imagined possible? The Judaic and Hebrew education that is connecting your children to their …

What’s in YOUR Blessing Jar?

andrea Curriculum

Gratitude is both a Jewish value and has researched mental health benefits. Last week at our virtual open house, Reb Scott explained this concept, and guided each prospective family through the creation of a gratitude jar, in which they can …

Growing Tikkun

andrea Middle School, School Philosophy

You may doubt me, but it’s true. You CAN integrate Judaism and math. You can even sprinkle in a dab of science, technology, ethics, engineering and artistry to the list of ingredients. Our oldest students are doing just that. Their …


andrea Mirowitz Community

If I could have a do-over, I would want the childhood I gave my kids here at Mirowitz. They got the best education, came to see the world through Jewish eyes, and learned what it means to be responsible members …