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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Breakthrough Chinuch | Evaluated Learning Experience

Memory Systems I (EDU301)


35 hours (13 weeks). 

Breakthrough Chinuch, Monsey, NY and other approved instructional sites.

November 2018 - December 2023. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: describe the importance of developing memory skills, especially in regard to Torah learning; implement techniques to develop these skills in the curriculum and incorporate them into daily  instruction;  identify and explain key principles for improving memory; compare and evaluate methods for retaining and recalling information learned; discuss and use methods for achieving mastery of Chumash content; and apply knowledge to develop methods for effective review as part of memory training.


The course examines the application of key goals and characteristics of the Montessori approach in the Orthodox Jewish educational system. The course focuses on the implementation of these in The Al Pi Darko method. The various elements of Montessori in Orthodox Jewish education are further analyzed in a core curriculum unit focused on the Hebrew Alphabet.  Prerequisite: Teaching experience or instructor approval

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Montessori Education or Early Childhood Education (11/18).