Ruth Rabinowitz

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"Think ECOLOGY as a metaphor for everything. Ask questions to make informed choices. Balance is the key".
 
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY provide an understanding of the cycles in life and the basic principle of balance in nature. This module makes the concept of Sustainable Living tangible and explains the basis of Climate Change and the connectedness of all
Subjects:
Environment, Drama, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
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Projects, Multimedia, Cooperative Learning
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EVOLUTION is the fourth module in the Working with Wonder series. It deals with Darwin's theory of natural selection and with the modern scientific understanding of genetics. Learning modalities include modern science, mime, games, dramatization,
Subjects:
Environment, Drama, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$3.00
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
In this module on SURVIVAL, learners question their fundamental needs and their hierarchy of needs in a way that is interesting, active and fun. They examine their personal tastes, the significance of their choices and carry our creative projects
Subjects:
Drama, Life Skills, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
This module deals with the history of civilization from the time that Homo Sapiens to modern times. It explores Western, Egyptian, Indian and Chinese Civilizations and finds themes common to all social groups. Prehistory and history to the
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Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Drama
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
This module deals with living in a world with AIDS. It provides a basic understanding of the virus causing HIV, differentiates MYTHS from FACTS, helps eliminate discrimination against persons with HIV/AIDS and offers guides to living a healthy
Subjects:
Biology, Health, Life Skills
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
SENSES: Module 7 in the Working with Wonder Series deals with ways in which we register and observe the world around us. Eyes, ears, smell, touch and taste are portals through which we interpret life. They are dealt with through stories, games,
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Drama, Life Skills, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
This booklet is the first in the series of Working with Wonder. It deals with the Creation of the Universe through the latest scientific concepts, mythology, games, dramatization, projects and representation in Art Dance and Drama. Ruth Rabinowitz
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Earth Sciences, Environment, Drama
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
This module from Working with Wonder provides insight into the need for people to live in an orderly and accountable way. Learners are encouraged once they understand the value of Laws and the importance of Justice to compile their own codes of
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Civics, Drama, Life Skills
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
Think like Pythagoras, Newton and Einstein. Learn to survive travel mechanize. Use this comprehensive and interactive material to understand and enjoy the Discoveries and Inventions that have brought us into the 21st century, standing on the
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Earth Sciences, Critical Thinking, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
HUMANS WRITE POETRY is the fifth module in the Working with Wonder series. It demonstrates the uniqueness of humans and compares human skills to those of animals.It uses poetry as a springboard for other creative activities and for group problem
Subjects:
Environment, Drama, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
The module on Emotions in the Working with Wonder teachers handbook series deals with positive and negative emotions and ways in which we can understand them and try to be positive. leading to happier lives.. Learners gain insight into the
Subjects:
Drama, Life Skills, Character Education
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$3.00
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
This module on RELIGION deals with the concept of meaning, our common impulse to believe in a creator and various ways in which people of different cultures express their beliefs. Learners are exposed to African myths, Christian and Japanese tales
Subjects:
Drama, Life Skills, Oral Communication
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
Atoms and the Structure of Matter is part 3 of the Working with Wonder series. It deals with the relationship between Matter and Energy and explains the flow of energy from the beginning of creation, through the formation of galaxies, solids,
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$3.00
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
The sixth theme in the Working with Wonder series deals with the way in which our bodies function, our need for energy, healthy diets, exercise and positive attitudes. The module includes STORIES and GAMES about 1.) A body ( king/queen) that
Subjects:
Environment, Health, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
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Projects, Multimedia, Cooperative Learning
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
Ruth Rabinowitz is the author and seller of "Working with Wonder" Handbook for Holistic Science Education. It is a handbook on teaching the natural sciences in a manner that is active, questioning, fun, relevant and creative. Lessons can be applied
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Earth Sciences, Environment, For All Subjects
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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By Ruth Rabinowitz
Ruth Rabinowitz is the author and seller of "Working with Wonder"/Lessons in Science and Maths Using Holistic Experiential Learning. It is a handbook on teaching the natural sciences in a manner that is active, questioning, fun, relevant and
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Drama, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1.Five years of experience as Director of a Creativity Group for children aged 6 to 16. 2.Ten years experience as a Drama Teacher. 3. Six years of experience teaching Environmental Awareness to high school pupils. 4.Twenty years experience as a General Pracitioner, Dietary Counseller and Homoeopath. 5. Ten years experience as Director of a job Creation Project for underpriveleged people, based on Agenda 21 principles and Millenium goals. 6. Thirteen years experience as a Memebr of Parliament in South Africa

MY TEACHING STYLE

EXPERIENTIAL: 1. Games Movement and Mime to use body to express concepts 2. Ask QUESTIONS and discover the answers. 3. Enact stories based on learning theme. 4. Respond creatively to what is learnt using Art, Dance, Music and Poetry. 5. Individual projects. 6. Group projects using what is learnt to repond to probelms in the community or environment.( Experiential Drama) HOLISTIC: 1. Myths, Legends and Stories. 2. Scientific concepts. 3. Games, Movement and Mime. 4. Dancing, Music, Drama, Art, Writing and Speaking 5. Projects. 6. Experiential Drama

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

1. Trophies for excellence in training. 2. Invited to talk at teaching congresses on use od drama in science education. 3. Elected onto board of Cedarwood School in portfolio of FUTURE VISION. 4. Meeting with old pupils who have been strongly influenced by methods used.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

1 Qualified as teacher of Drama through Royal Acadmeny of Dramatic Art ( ATCL AND LTCL). 2. Qualified as teacher of Dance through RADA. 3. Qualified as medical doctor.M B BCh Wits South Africa. 4. Diploma in Knowledge Communnication. 5. Short course in Biotechnology through Harvard University. 6. Short course on Genetic Modification through GENOK in Denmark. 7. Numerous Environmental Workshops conducted by GLOBE

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

1.I have used my experience as a mother, teacher, doctor and member of parliament to lobby for policies in civil society and government that lead to healthy lifestyles, respect for the environment, use of renewable energy to comabt global warming, job creation, preservation of indigenous culture and sustainable development. I have directed projects with underpriveleged persons to these ends. 2.I promote responsible use of alternative medicine alongside conventional, and work as a Homeopath as well as an Allopath 3.I was elected to represent South AFrica on the steering committee of REEEP in 2005 ( Renewbale Energy and Energy Efficiency Programmes) an international body set up to deal with the effects of climate change after the Wordl Summit for Sustainable Devlopment. 4.I am actively invloved in renewable energy programmes and a member of the e-parliament dealing with such.

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