Flipped Learning: Promoting Critical and Creative Study of Tanach and Jewish Law

By: Rabbi Joe Hirsch
from Akiba Academy of Dallas

Categories:
Development of Critical and / or Creative Thinking, Real-World Learning

Subject(s) of entry:
Halacha, Tanach

Pedagogy:
PBL - project based learning, UBD - understanding by design, Blended Learning, 21st Century Skills, Flipped Learning

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
4th Grade

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
Elementary school, Middle school

Powered by video instruction and analytics, this 21st century approach to teaching Tanach and Jewish Law helps students master storylines and basic concepts before coming to class. Teachers use repurposed instructional time for higher-order thinking activities (analysis, evaluation and creation), highlighted by a protocol for guided group discussion of Sefer Yehoshua and project-based learning related to the laws of kashrut.

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