Jewish Studies

Welcome Sara Ceitlin- Global Teacher

Sara Ceitlin, grew up in Toronto, Canada with many brothers and sisters, including her sister, Morah Alta Gordon our Academy Director. Sara studied  abroad in Milan, Italy to further her teaching (pedagogy) education. She has taught Hebrew in academy schools, and run programming for young learners and high school students. Sara enjoys playing piano, reading …

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The First Interdisciplinary Jewish School

When we first imagined creating the Growing Garden Academy, we knew that we wanted it to be interdisciplinary and infuse the beliefs, values and history of Jewish identity into everything that the students will be learning. We’ve achieved that by incorporating Jewish traditions and study into the everyday structure of the classroom.   For example, …

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Progressive, Hands-On Jewish Studies

The Growing Garden Academy is unique among elementary schools in that it provides an individualized education for each child, interwoven with Jewish traditions and values.  Our goals are for our students to love learning, to build character, empathy and leadership skills, all while being surrounded by a community of extended family that provides them with …

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