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Join us as we celebrate Temple Ohabei Shalom’s 175th Grand Anniversary: May 19th

by Shari

Help TOS celebrate this special anniversary! The evening will have something for everyone. RSVP today so you don’t miss the photo booth, delicious food, party games, wonderful music and so much more! 5:00 pm  Wine and Cheese Pre-Party in the TCEE Kitchen for families with Young Children (current and incoming) Here is the evite with…

Spring Is In the Air!

by Shari

Have you noticed that your children have suddenly outgrown sneakers and clothing? Well, spring is here! The grass is growing and so are our TCEE children. It seems that many of our children have begun to discover their budding independence, as well as many new and improved social skills. For parents and teachers, we are…

Emergent Curriculum: Why and How? It All Started With A Squash. Tziporim Goes to the Grocery Store! By Anna Goodkind & Amelia Cochin, Co-Lead Teachers

by Shari

  We find that children are most eager and successful in their learning when they drive the learning based on their own interests. Therefore, our classroom curriculum is centered around and inspired by the children’s own ideas, experiences, and imaginations, and their play is at the heart of all that we do in school. We…

Big or Small, We Feel Them All by Edye Katz, Learning Specialist

by Shari

We have all heard the saying “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.”  I have never really understood why you don’t get upset, and figured it was a diplomatic way for teachers to quickly hand out materials and way to solve a problem.   As an Early Childhood Educator, I believe that feeling…

How We Use Simple Scientific Tools by Amelia Cochin, Tziporim Lead Teacher

by Shari

Children are scientists, finding wonder in the world around them, hypothesizing about why things happen, testing, and drawing conclusions. It’s no wonder, then, that at TCEE we provide them with the necessary tools to complete these explorations and continue finding amazement wherever they go. In the classroom, there are many different tools we give the…