Presentation on theme: "בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב "Imagine a child who can't wait to get up in the morning and go to school, does not have to be reminded to."— Presentation transcript:
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב "Imagine a child who can't wait to get up in the morning and go to school, does not have to be reminded to do homework, and has deep respect and affection for his or her teachers…" (Jerusalem Post, Nov 2001)
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב Imagine a school that: bridges social gaps reduces violence and crime imparts social responsibility and tolerance towards all groups, cultures and religions motivates children to study and learn
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב This is OUR school: for Environmental, Pluralistic and Democratic Education
“This is the kind of Israel we want for our children!“ Mutual understanding Respecting differences in others Accepting responsibility and taking initiative to improve and affect our lives. Solving problems and conflicts through mitigation, discussion and mutual agreement NO violence and
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב Currently 22 Democratic Schools in Israel. Each school is unique, but all share the common vision of raising our children to be active and responsible members of the community. Kibbutz GaashModi'inHadasim Migdal Ha'emekJaffaRa'anana Hod HasharonRehovotKfar Azar Mizpe RamonHaderaJerusalem Golan HeightsTel AvivMizpe Ramon Zichron-YaacovAradKibbutz Amir Holon Kfar Saba Shoham Tefen
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב Our School is Unique: We are the first and only school that brings together children of diverse religious backgrounds in a democratic environment.
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב Type 1: These schools have 2 communities – secular and religious. A student belongs to only one of the communities. Students must study classes according to the community to which they belong. Existing secular-religious schools: Type 2: These schools have a set program and class schedule which is typically a compromise between that of a religious school and that of a secular school. Students must follow the school program. student Expanded secular studies Judaic studies or ??
בית הספר הדמוקרטי חברתי סביבתי בזיכרון יעקב and student Secular 1Judaic 1 and Judaic 2 Judaic 3 Secular 2 Secular 3 At Keshet: A student may choose any combination of courses. A student – secular or religious may choose to go to morning prayer A student may choose not to study Judaic studies.