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Signature Grant

TikkunXDesign/Beta Midrash

TikkunXDesign/Beta Midrash

Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island – To support the creation and expansion of the school’s TikkunXDesign and Beta Midrash programs, which integrate Jewish texts, traditions, and values with human-centered Design Thinking and STEAM education. Through this grant, the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Islane (JCDSRI) will focus on two related programs, the expansion of its Tikkun...

Ignition Grant

Higher Student Achievement Through Teacher Training

Higher Student Achievement Through Teacher Training

To support the efforts to codify a unique teacher training and professional development program.

Signature Grant

Project Based Learning Professional Development Program

Project Based Learning Professional Development Program

To create and implement a professional development program to train teachers in Project Based Learning.

Signature Grant

Maker’s Makom

Maker’s Makom

To support creation of a Jewish Studies curriculum that is integrated with a maker’s program and core academics.

Ignition Grant

The Jewish STEAM Project

The Jewish STEAM Project

To develop teacher training and curricula integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) with Jewish Studies. The Jewish STEAM Project was designed to address the rising demand from Jewish organizations to deliver authentic Jewish STEAM experiences. The goal of the project was to develop the resources for multiple Jewish STEAM projects and train educators to use these tools. ...

Signature Grant

Project 613: The RTFH Digital Badging Project Implementation

Project 613: The RTFH Digital Badging Project Implementation

To complete development, implementation, and roll-out of a digital badging system that, fully integrated with the congregational school curriculum (for grades K-7) in a Reform Jewish congregation, will support the blending of in-class and at-home learning objectives to more effectively engage and motivate students and their families while deepening their appreciation of and participation in Jewish...

Signature Grant

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

To create a community arts and social justice program, deepen and develop digital badging, and pilot arts integration for Orthodox girls. The project strengthened The Binah School’s Service Learning Expedition through the creation of a community arts program. This program taught 21st-century skills, such as digital literacy and interdisciplinary thinking, through the arts and provided the school...

Signature Grant

JCAT: Jewish Court of All Time

JCAT: Jewish Court of All Time

In 2009, RAVSAK was awarded a Covenant Grant to disseminate JCAT (Jewish Court of All Time), a web-based simulation that engages middle school students in learning Jewish history through researching and role-playing as historical figures. RAVSAK argued in its proposal that “traditional methods of presenting history are particularly ill-suited to the current group of ‘millennial learners’ wh...

Signature Grant

House Party Project 2.0 - Minyan Tzedek

House Party Project 2.0 - Minyan Tzedek

To help IKAR’s membership organize into six minyanim, each built around a social justice project rooted in Jewish learning. From “”Advancing Jewish Social Justice and Environmental Action: Lessons Learned from Covenant Grantees,”” by Meredith Woocher, Ph.D, February 2016: “”The “Minyan Tzed...

Signature Grant

Living Museum Project

Living Museum Project

The grant funded the expansion of the Living Museum Project in which Jewish 5th and 6th grade students learn about their personal histories by uncovering and examining family heirlooms. After identifying their own artifacts and conducting interviews with family members, students create a group exhibition (physical, or physical and online) to showcase the artifacts and explain their significance. G...