Philosophical Ethics and the Meeting of Minds

By: Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky, Dr. Eileen Watts
from Kohelet Yeshiva High School

Category:
Interdisciplinary Integration

Subject(s) of entry:
Gemara, Halacha, History, Literature/ English, Tanach

Pedagogy:
IBL - inquiry based learning, Constructivist, 21st Century Skills

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
11

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
High school

We are delighted to share our entry in the Interdisciplinary Integration category: the “Philosophical Ethics” unit of our junior year Integrated American Literature, Jewish and Western Philosophy course, affectionately referred to as “Tikvah. The unit culminates with the Meeting of Minds project.