The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: Special Education

JLab- the Jewish Learning and Skill Building Center

At Derech HaTorah we have taken the next step to provide extra support for children struggling in Judaic studies by creating a program called JLab- the Jewish Learning and Skill Building Center. JLab is an official Judaic Title I-like support service. The goal of this program is to assist students in building core skills, such as קריאה and כתיבה.

By: Rabbi Dov Chastain and Rabbi Adam Aranov from Derech HaTorah

Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Elementary school, Middle school

Subject(s) of entry: Gemara, Ivrit, Mishnah, Tanach, Tefila

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, Experiential Education, Language Immersion

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Differentiated Instruction in a Learning Support Class

For the past 3 years I have been finding new ways to use differentiated instruction in my 2nd to 5th grade learning support classroom. In my class I teach students to take charge of their own learning in order to reach their potential. I use positivity and encouragement to build my students up so they have the confidence to take risks and try their best.

By: Mrs. Rachel Glauser from Perelman Jewish Day School-Forman Center

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

Subject(s) of entry: Ivrit, Literature, Math, Special Education

Pedagogy: Constructivist, PBL - project based learning

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Integrated Girls High School Program

Ashira is an integrated girls' high school program providing small classes with individualized learning to girls whose primary deficiency is in the academic domain. Ashira is housed in a mainstream high school, enabling maximum socialization which is so crucial during the high school years.

By: Mrs. Bracha Cohen, Ms. Sarah Levy from Ateres Bais Yaakov

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

Subject(s) of entry: Halacha, History, Literature, Math, Science, Tanach


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