Education & Careers August 2011

Education & Careers August 2011

A New Language For The Classroom Israeli high-tech curriculum comes to NY day schools; Are we ready for the new borderless classroom?; 'Very' early childhood education, and more.

INSIDE Education & Careers August 2011
New YU programs: From Thomas Paine to ‘experiential’ education; Touro adds medical college to its family; Alexander Muss H.S. in Israel expanding.
Program at New Rochelle temple taking kids as young as 6 weeks in bid to get families engaged. Just don’t call it day care.
In bid for excellence, seven schools getting biotech and science engineering classes starting next month.
With low tuition, small classes and customized learning, Suffolk’s only day school is competing in a tough environment.
For what is likely the lone student at a historically black college, every day is an education in other cultures.
The network of charters in South Florida founded by Peter Deutsch now enrolls about 1,600 students, and more expansion is on the way.
What families can do to forge connections with the homeland — without leaving home.
Technion program wants to instill in region’s teens a love of the past and spur intercultural dialogue.
Welcome to the boundary-less classroom, and the challenges it poses.