ABOUT MAKOM AFTERSCHOOL

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Makom Afterschool is an innovative and pluralistic Jewish after-school program  for children in JK through Grade 5.

 

Founded by parents in 2011, Makom Afterschool enables children to attend their local neighbourhood school while gaining a high-quality Hebrew language and Jewish education. Come see what we’re about: Join our warm Jewish community.

OUR MODEL

Our Jewish learning model:

  • Is experiential and fun
  • Is pluralistic and inclusive
  • Fosters creativity and independent thinking
  • Explores Jewish culture, values, and traditions
  • Is infused with Hebrew language through conversation, stories and song

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • To enhance Jewish identity and meaningful connections to Jewish life
  • To teach Jewish values, traditions, and culture through a pluralistic and joyous approach
  • To engender a love and appreciation of the Hebrew language
  • To create a rich, Hebrew-infused environment in which promotes the development of Hebrew language skills: understanding, reading, speaking and writing

Families are encouraged to get involved in their children’s education. Parents receive regular communication from the teachers, school leaders and Makom with curriculum updates and invitations to participate in special community and family events.

FIND US AT THESE LOCATIONS

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BLOOR & BATHURST

Downtown Toronto

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COLLEGE & SPADINA

Downtown Toronto

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DUFFERIN & DAVENPORT

Midtown Toronto