"BH with the dedication, care and guidance of Rabbis Postelnik and Scheiner, our son has flourished and grown so much over the past 2 years with Online Cheder. We have been witness to our son fall in love with Tanach, enjoy the learning, and develop his skills academically all with positivity and encouragement. Our son gained not just in academics but also in his confidence to learn and in general. The rebbi established a connection with our son that went beyond the class." ~ Rabbi Zvi & Mrs. Shaindy Bass
"Learning was with an excitement and true dedication. The classes are super interesting, engaging and fun! the teacher is extremely patient and deeply passionate about teaching. he is always changing things around based on the students needs and interests. my son came out with tons of information and a love and excitements for learning!" ~ Mrs. Chanie Feigin
"Online cheder has been a huge gift for me and my boys during this challenging pandemic. I have had a lot if experiences with educators online and in a Yeshiva setting, and I deeply appreciate the teacher's kindness. patience, and positivity. He takes special care to ensure my boys are excited about their learning and engaged. I also deeply appreciate him teaching and explaining the depth of Tefilos. It is so important to me just my boys are given the tools to make davening a meaningful experience." ~ Mrs. Sarah Meretsky
"My kids really like the school. Teachers work hard to make lessons interesting for students." ~ Mrs. Basya Wolkenfeld
"Baruch HaShem we have been so thrilled with Online Cheder for our son! The class experience is very engaging and the teachers balance structure and curriculum with responding to the students’ personal questions and interests. I highly recommend it for parents interested in a Chassidishe avir that is tailored to individuals." ~ Reb Dniel Berry
Assisting students with retaining Gemara knowledge, memorizing key words and gaining knowledge of key concepts, all in a way that motivates and makes them look forward to learning, is a task that needs much thought. To this end, we have written story booklets based on the Gemara as a class.
Another method, shorter and often more memorable are these skits, packed with vocabulary, concepts that talmidim need to understand, while still allowing them to be creative and to look forward to learning more:
HaMafkid Video 1:
HaMafkid Video 2:
Our Learning Method:
Encouraging students to really understand the meaning behind the Gemara is essential. Here's one example - an indepth explanation of the derech of Rav and the derech of Shmuel, how it applies to every one of their arguments and what each teaches in a practical way:
What is Chinuch?:
Not education, but "dedication." The need to inspire and uplift every child.