The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: election

Simulation of the Election of 1800

Acting out key figures from American history, 3rd/4th graders simulated the election of 1800. As Adams’ Federalists debated Jefferson’s Republicans, students leveraged primary sources, honed communication skills, learned phases of the election process and came to appreciate the challenges of responsible engaged citizenship amidst the 2016 election.

By: Laura Pasek from Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor

Grade(s): K, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: English/ Writing/ Language Arts

Pedagogy: Experiential Education

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Project-Based Learning at CHDS

As we continue to improve our middle school program, we recently elected to change our learning environment to include more Real-World Learning, based on projects that better motivate students and increase their engagement. This entry describes our accomplishments so far.

By: Dr. Bernard Franks from Cincinnati Hebrew Day School

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, Middle school

Subject(s) of entry: History, Literature, Science

Pedagogy: PBL - project based learning, 21st Century Skills

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