The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: practical

Balancing a Checkbook by Adding & Subtracting Decimals

Each student was given a fake check book. The students learned how to correctly write out checks, using the proper format. They got to experience balancing a checkbook by adding and subtracting decimals when making fake purchases and deposits.

By: Lisa Shamus from Beth Tfiloh Dahan Middle School

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

Subject(s) of entry: Math

Pedagogy: Blended Learning

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IHOP Brachot: The Halacha Revolution

IHOP presents a unique an innovative way to teach the practical Halachot of Brachot/Blessings to teens. The curriculum is taught in the classroom along with hands on demonstrations and challenges of how to apply the correct laws. The lessons and follow up demonstrations are designed to be fun and engaging to teens.

By: Rabbi Moshe Mittelman, Mrs. Ellie Riesel from Berman Hebrew Academy

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

Subject(s) of entry: Halacha

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, Experiential Education, UBD - understanding by design

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