The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: Active Listening

Witness Theater: An Innovative Approach to Holocaust Education

Witness Theater brings together Holocaust survivors and students for a year of telling and listening, creativity, collaboration and self growth. Survivors share real-life experiences and real-world lessons within a therapeutic theater process focused on intense learning about history and humanity, and the development of critical life skills.

By: Sally Shatzkes from Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School

Grade(s): 9, High school

Subject(s) of entry: History

Pedagogy: Experiential Education

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Statistical Analysis of a Federal Data Set: Project Based Learning in the Introductory Statistics Classroom

Introductory Statistics is best absorbed with active engagement. In this Project Based Learning class, students choose their own "real life" data sets from federal sources, apply newly learned statistical techniques to their data, and use quantitative reasoning to explore their passions. Seminar-style interactions with classmates enhance learning.

By: Rachel Braun from Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy

Grade(s): 12, High school

Subject(s) of entry: Economics/ Business, Math, Social Studies

Pedagogy: Constructivist

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