Granite Ivrit is an exciting and innovative new Hebrew program for schools based on the Proficiency approach, the Communicative Language Teaching approach, and the ACTFL benchmarks. The program is offered to students who acquired the skills of reading and writing, and are in Novice to Intermediate levels. Granite Ivrit focuses on the three modes of communication while providing students with the opportunity to learn the language through different modalities as well as meaningful and hands-on activities, making the learning fun and relevant.
The new Granite Ivrit Hebrew program for schools was created and developed by Ketty Granite. Ketty is an educator, speaker, and trainer, with vast experience in the field of teaching Hebrew as a second language in both the Israeli and the international education systems. She has Master’s degree in Educational Management from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a second Master’s degree in Teaching Hebrew as a Second Language and Israeli Culture from Middlebury College, currently a student and candidate in the Doctor of Modern Languages (DML) degree program at Middlebury College, teacher’s certificate from the Israeli Ministry of Education and a certificate for teaching Hebrew as a second language from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.