An Inside Look at the Makerspace at Pardes
Have you ever marveled at a new discovery or innovation that changed the world and wondered, why didn’t I think of that? As a parent, have you considered how to give your children the skills they’ll need to be visionaries and creators in this rapidly-changing, complex world? With a view toward building today’s students into […]
A Closer Look at Campus Safety: How Pardes Protects Students
We know that a sense of safety and security is one of the most important gifts we can give our children. Both physical and emotional safety are essential to building relationships, learning to trust others, establishing a sense of self-confidence, and focusing on learning. Just as you strive to help your children feel safe and […]
How to Foster a Genuine Love for Learning in Elementary School and Beyond
The Pardes Graduate Series: How to Foster a Genuine Love for Learning in Elementary School and Beyond Kindergarten and the elementary years are an exciting time of growth for young children. They begin to develop the brain connections needed for logic, learn to better express emotions, and form more advanced fine and gross motor skills. […]
How Can We Train Critical Thinkers and Strong Communicators?
How Can We Train Critical Thinkers and Strong Communicators? Imagine your child on graduation day, and think of all the things you hope they will learn by then to carry forward. At Pardes, we are continually focused on that culminating moment and equipping our students for success. We want your child to have every opportunity […]
Understand the Advantages: Continuity in K-8 Education
When it comes to your child’s education, we all know how much is at stake, and how hard it can be to make some choices. This is especially true when it comes to choosing a school or potentially changing schools. Sometimes a change is unavoidable, but the value of continuity—especially in the early years of […]
Newest Technology Opens Worlds of Wonders To Pardes Students
On April 11th, Pardes students got a sneak preview of Google Expeditions’ Augmented Reality (AR) experience. Each class was treated to a thirty-minute teacher-led session where they explored 3D objects through smartphone equipped Google “Tango” Augmented Reality technology. The soon to be released app is Google’s newest cutting-edge tool designed to enhance the overall experience […]
Pardes Student Brings Technology and Innovation Concepts to Campus
In her capacity as Pardes Jewish Day School Chief Science Office (CSO), eighth-grader Talia Hoffer spent the morning of February 27th with the Maricopa County Air Quality Department.
Inspiring the Next Generation of Students to Social Action
On January 26th, nearly 300 Pardes students fanned out across campus to engage with five uniquely different agencies dedicated to improving life in our communities.