Israeli students learn English to The Sound of Music

Putting on a production of The Lion King is no easy undertaking, especially when the actors are Israeli pupils and the entire show is put on in English.

But one teacher, Anat Ptachya, developed an innovative initiative to teach her pupils English, and has since transformed the atmosphere at the Schechterman Religious Elementary school in Kfar Ya’avetz – even raising the school average on standardized testing in English by 35 points.


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