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From Landfill To Life Filled – Applying Israeli innovation to an interdisciplinary project-based learning experience

Hebrew Academy Miami RASG middle school students participated in a interdisciplinary project based learning experience with a global component. They integrated math and entrepreneurial skills, environmental science, tech tools and Hebrew language in order to design a solution for a global environmental issue and do Tikun Olam.

By: Meirav Kravetz, Marie Angie Lopez, Javier Gonzalez from Miami Hebrew Academy RASG

Grade(s): 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Middle school, High school

Subject(s) of entry: Art, Economics/ Business, English/ Writing/ Language Arts, Ivrit, Math, Philosophy/ Values/ Ethics/ Hashkafa, Science, Technology

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, Design-Thinking Model, Experiential Education, IBL - inquiry based learning, Language Immersion, PBL - project based learning, UBD - understanding by design

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From The Ground Up: A Comprehensive Entrepreneurship Curriculum

If I had to encapsulate the purpose of running an entrepreneurship program with students into one sentence, it would be to give them a chance to find their place in a changing world. Running a business with students gives them the soft skills to successfully navigate the real world while keeping one foot safely in the classroom.

By: Gittel Weiss from HAFTR

Grade(s): 5, Elementary school, Middle school

Subject(s) of entry: Economics/ Business

Pedagogy: Experiential Education

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3rd Grade Entrepreneurial Curriculum

To understand the complex structures that work together in an economy, students live and breathe economics through two instructional frameworks: the mini-economy and the classroom business. In the end, they are able to demonstrate their understanding by running their own small-businesses, as well as making informed decisions at our monthly market.

By: Justine Skillman from Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis

Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: Economics/ Business

Pedagogy: Design-Thinking Model

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4th Grade Business Plan

We introduce students to Tikkun Olam through development of nonprofit business plans. Students work collaboratively to create plans and make presentations. Once presentations are completed, students present plans to judges who help students think critically about plans. Then classes run businesses and help charitable organizations.

By: Rachel Korman, Stephanie Hosansky from Perelman Jewish Day School - Stern Center

Grade(s): 4, 5, Elementary school, Middle school, High school

Subject(s) of entry: Economics/ Business, Math, Social and Emotional Learning, Social Studies, Technology

Pedagogy: PBL - project based learning, Social and Emotional Learning, 21st Century Skills

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Navi and Business

The course is a combination of business, marketing and leadership classed and concepts of Navi. The students start with learning the topic in Navi in depth. We then take out connected business concepts, while making it relevant and practical.

By: Mrs. Shaindy Kestenbaum from Bnei Akiva Schools of Toronto

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12, High school

Subject(s) of entry: Tanach, Business, Leadership

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, 21st Century Skills

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