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Database Entries Tagged with: gratitude

Middot Through Media – A Pathway to Character Development

What character traits enable a human being to find within himself the courage to risk his life for the sake of others? This is only one of many questions discussed in an exciting, interactive class that catapults high school seniors into a deep exploration of their own character and what it means to achieve a “life well-lived.” During high school

By: Rabbi Dr. Moshe Drelich from Sar High School

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

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

Pedagogy: Blended Learning

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Bamidbar Values Letter

In what may have been the most rewarding experience of my career, students chose three values learned from Sefer Bamidbar and wrote letters of gratitude to their parents for already helping them learn these values throughout their lives. Simultaneously, parents wrote value letters to their daughters. Parents and daughters exchanged letters on the same day in what ended up being a meaningful and emotional expression of what we hold dearest.

By: Mrs. Shira Greenspan from Ramaz Upper School

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Elementary school, Middle school, High school

Subject(s) of entry: History, Ivrit, Literature, Mishnah, Tanach

Pedagogy: PBL - project based learning, UBD - understanding by design, 21st Century Skills

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