- General Objective
The objective of “Searching for My Roots” is to
motivate all students to identify themselves with their religion,
their community and their origins by investigating their family
and communities past over the last 100 years using dynamic and
interesting technologies and activities for the student such
as: interviewing family members and elders, the realization
of a family tree, the gathering of information such as origins
(countries, communities, flags, language, food, customs, geography,
economy, people, etc.), the study and analysis of family pictures,
documents, heirlooms and anecdotes for the making of a final
work that summarizes and shows all the accumulated information.
Strengthen the Jewish identity of the participant by acquainting
himself with his Jewish heredity and culture.
Strengthen the student’s ties with the Jewish community
in which he lives and develops.
Involve the family in their offspring’s Jewish education
and at the same time enrich the religious awareness of all of
those involved in the project.
Help so that each participant recognizes himself as an important
member of his community, as well as that of the global Jewish
Document and preserve the Families Jewish History.
Help in the development of essential abilities, especially the
ability to investigate, using technological tools, which allows
him to preserve all gathered information and its subsequent
usage to arrive at well-based conclusions.
Deepen the relationship between students, family and school,
enriching models of community participation.
Motivate family members to participate through the materials
that they contribute, favoring the interaction STUDENT –
FAMILY – DOCUMENT.
Study and analyze the technological changes and most important
events of the twentieth century.
Develop a final project, which brings together the compiled
material, the family experiences and the origins of the family
Elaborate a campaign for the project and prepare the closing
party for the presentation of plays, songs and a display of