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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 II: Chumash (EDU306)


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 regards to Torah learning; implement techniques to develop these skills in the curriculum and  incorporate 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.


This course is a practical application of memory systems principles and strategies to achieve complete mastery of Chumash. Within the course, students explore the ability to expand and advance recall of the content of the entire Chumash, the value of accomplishing this goal, and the application of brain research to the ‘Al Pi Darko’ Chumash classroom. Prerequisite:  Teaching experience or instructor approval.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category OR in the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Education (11/18).