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Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher(s): Jewish Education Service of North America

Author(s): Harold H. Bell

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Education (Information services and sources)
Education (Teaching methods)

Keywords: Jewish Law (Halacha); Publications; Education; Day schools

Type: Report

Coverage: Maryland

Abstract:

The author provides details of a class project undertaken at his institution, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Rockville, MD. The project was a Passover website which was researched and written by students. The author details the development of the project and the teaching process that enabled and oversaw the project. He discusses the direct and indirect educational benefits of such a project, and gives suggestions for how to implement similar programs. He further provides a worksheet which might be used along with the existing student-created Passover website as a tool to teach other students.