The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: Jewish holidays

Integrated/Environmentally Conscious Tashlich Unit

This interdisciplinary unit on water and tashlich integrates Judaic studies, physical science, ecology, and Language Arts through text analysis and critical thinking exercises. Fourth grade students connect Judaism and general studies through Torah, mitzvot, scientific method, creative thinking, and problem solving.

By: Joe Blanton, Lorna Boughton, Rachel Hall from The Shlenker School

Grade(s): 4, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: English/ Writing/ Language Arts, Foreign Language, Halacha, Ivrit, Math, Philosophy/ Values/ Ethics/ Hashkafa, Science, Social and Emotional Learning, Social Studies, Technology, Tefila

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, Constructivist, Design-Thinking Model, Experiential Education, IBL - inquiry based learning, Language Immersion, PBL - project based learning, Social and Emotional Learning, Wholebrain Teaching, UBD - understanding by design

View complete entry »

Morah Nechama Konigsberg

In this presentation, I describe three elements that combined make my Judaic studies learning environment unique: whole group and small group learning, using the classroom environment as a tool and resource, and multi-sensory learning.

By: Mrs. Nechama Konigsberg from Yeshivat Noam

Grade(s): 2, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: Ivrit, Tanach, Chagim - Jewish Holidays

Pedagogy: Blended Learning

View complete entry »