Children are best equipped to develop analytical skills for current and future learning between the formative ages of 3.5 and 14. That's why Best Brains sets students off on the right foot by offering focused courses in subjects such as math, English, abacus, and general knowledge. Certified teachers help students develop skills in writing, grammar, critical thinking word problems, and basic computational math, using an abacus counting tool to help develop spatial memory.
Local artists congregate at Jersey City Art School—not just to teach, but to learn. Through four- and eight-week class sequences, as well as occasional one-time workshops, artists of all skill levels flesh out their portfolios, hone existing techniques, or try out entirely new disciplines. The sessions run the gamut of styles, from digital photography and pottery to painting with watercolors or a bunch of Capri Sun flavors.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage is dedicated to honoring the memory of the men, women, and children lost during the Holocaust by celebrating their lives and legacies and teaching younger generations to recognize and fight injustice and oppression. The Core Exhibition unfolds over three floors and their respective themes: Jewish Life a Century Ago, The War Against the Jews, and Jewish Renewal, where first-person histories, photographs, documentary films, and a rotating collection of artifacts present the story of the Holocaust through the perspectives of those who experienced it. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum features powerful elements such as the Voices of Liberty soundscape of immigrant testimonies, and Andy Goldsworthy’s Garden of Stones, an outdoor garden open to the public, allowing all visitors to experience its contemplative space.
In 1997, one of the largest stock-trading floors in the United States began offering daily coaching sessions to improve the results of a team already averaging about a half-billion dollars’ worth of transactions a day. Within four years, what was a training program for professionals became an educational tool for aspiring traders of all stripes. Through the Internet and a network of visor-wearing messenger pigeons, the academy now serves financial go-getters from across the country with classes, remote coaching, and vital tools for modern moneymaking.