Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: Jewish Education Service of North America
Author(s): Harold H. Bell
Research Area: Education
Keywords: Jewish Law (Halacha); Publications; Education; Day schools
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.