Yeshiva Elementary School in South Florida: Learning That Lasts
How One South Florida Middle School Yeshiva Accomplishes This Goal
Constant review of what is being learned currently. Each day (after running start) we review the current Gemara from the beginning of the topic. After learning new material, the boys review it in various ways around 10 times.
By combining many of the amazing ideas from my Chaverim in RMS, the boys are well on the way to the great goal they set out to accomplish. But we also have found many other benefits;
a. Reading – the boys have opportunities to gain familiarity with Gemara.
b. Translating – since all Hebrew learning is repetitive they are aware of translations of new material without thinking.
c. Geshmak – it’s motivating to the boys to continue learning when they know it’s something that will remain with them.
The first step of students knowing everything they learned in Elementary and Middle School upon graduation is knowing it now. Only then can it continue to be reviewed, reviewed and reviewed.