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Features of Chaverim B'Ivrit:
Written by Mira Owen, author of HaKol Chadash and Netzanim, with a team of Hebrew curriculum specialists
Developed for the liberal day school environments, including selections from Jewish source texts and tefilla
Based on the most current understanding of language acquisition in children including the need to transfer and apply learning in new contexts and situations
Develops active language production in children
Child-centered with special attention to the beyond-the-classroom interests and needs of students
Use of multiple genres including stories, conversations, telephone conversations, poems, songs, albums, journals, bulletin board notices, and so forth
Teachers guide at beginning of each level with further teacher instructions at the bottom of each page of the student materials
Adaptable for diverse levels of learning
Field-tested in the United States
Age appropriate stories take into account Jewish identity development and diaspora Judaism
Treats Hebrew as a living language "