Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow’s Future

In the 2018-2019 school year, our New York City campuses have received technology equipment worth over $600,000. The competitive grants received from local government officials will help prepare students for the future in today’s digital economy.

The support from Brooklyn Borough President — Eric Adams, Manhattan Borough President — Gale Brewer, and Council Member — Alan Maisel allows staff from Hebrew Language Academy Charter School (HLA), Hebrew Language Academy and Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School to upgrade technology and infrastructure, make learning more fun, and ensure that students reach their academic potential.

“Our students are looking forward to improving their computer skills, such as computer coding and 3D printing,” says Sasha Kogan, Community Relations and Alumni Coordinator at HLA. “It’s really great to see the enthusiasm on their faces as they learn new digital skills. The kids have been using the laptops to access eLearning platforms, such as CompassThinkCerca, and keyboarding Without Tears — each program provides a personalized learning path for our students.”

Research has found that when schools provide students with laptops for use in the classroom and at home, learning improved in a number of subjects, including science, math, and English. “Students received more feedback on their writing, edited and revised their papers more often, drew on a wider range of resources to write, and published or shared their work with others more often,” the study concludes.

“These funds have allowed us to provide technology that we could not afford before. We are truly grateful to our local officials for the generous support of Hebrew Public students in Brooklyn and in Harlem,” says Valerie Khaytina, Chief External Officer of Hebrew Public, the grants will help support the network’s commitment of providing students with a high-quality education and equip them with 21st-century skills.”

 

We are grateful for the support we’ve received from Eric Adams, Gale Brewer, and Alan Maisel for investing in our schools and believing in our mission.

An Acceptance For All in the Workplace

Staten Island Hebrew Public approved by Board of Regents

For immediate release
November 14, 2018

Staten Island Hebrew Public approved by Board of Regents
New Charter School in Ocean Terrace set to open to students in
Fall of 2020 

Staten Island, NY – The New York State Board of Regents has authorized the opening of Staten Island Hebrew Public Charter School, a school that will be part of the Hebrew Public school network. 

Hebrew Public, a New York-based nonprofit that manages three public charter schools in New York City, will work with the new school’s board to open the school in the Fall of 2020. 

The school will be located in the Community  School District (CSD) 31, on Staten Island’s North Shore. The school is open to all children eligible for kindergarten and first grade residing in New York City, with preference given to residents of Staten Island. Staten Island Hebrew Public proposes to serve 162 students in grades K-1 during the first year of the charter term and grow to serve 522 students in grades K-5 at full capacity.  

Each Hebrew Public network school emphasizes global citizenship, serves students from all backgrounds, and provides a rigorous and supportive academic program that includes a focus on the study of Modern Hebrew. 

Jon Rosenberg, President , and CEO of Hebrew Public, which also works with five affiliated schools around the country, said the Regent’s approval is a testament to the network ’s hard work, dedication, and commitment to our great city’s children. 

For those looking for more information on the school and pre-enrollment are encouraged to visit: http://sihebrewpublic.org. 

Hebrew Public’s mission is to lead a national movement of exceptional, diverse public charter schools that teach Modern Hebrew to children of all backgrounds and prepare them to be successful global citizens. 

Hebrew Public 2018 Capstone Trip – Day 2 – 10/30

Today was a beautiful warm fall day in Israel and the students spent most of it outside. It is Election Day in Israel and the country’s schoolchildren had the day off, and many adults as well. They encountered several people on holiday as they traveled. The students began their outdoor adventure with a hike at Mount Carmel.

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They learned how to create a map of Israel with their bodies.

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They challenged themselves to scramble up rocks and wrote letters to their future selves.

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They saw beautiful views when they reached the end of their hike.

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Some of them biked and others found a different trail to reach the swimming hole to cool down.

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Then, they continued their lessons about Israeli history and geography at Mount Gilboa where they saw the sunset.

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Tomorrow they go south to the Negev desert. For more photos and updates, check out

Hebrew Public’s Facebook page.