Philosophical Ethics and the Meeting of Minds

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

Interdisciplinary Integration

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

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

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
11, High school

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
9, 10, 11, 12, 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.

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