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PBS TeacherLine To Launch Course on Virtual Teaching -- THE Journal

PBS TeacherLine To Launch Course on Virtual Teaching -- THE Journal | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
PBS TeacherLine next month will launch a six-week course designed to introduce teachers to the "critical knowledge, strategies, and techniques to support student achievement in an online learning environment." (RT @heidiztwitchell: PBS TeacherLine...
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Red alert — south and north

Red alert — south and north | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Red poppies and anemones stretch as far as the eye can see. The south is aflame in blooming flowers,......
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For Yemen’s Few Remaining Jews, Time Has Run Out | TIME.com

For Yemen’s Few Remaining Jews, Time Has Run Out | TIME.com | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Though their community has 2,500 years of history in Yemen, less than 90 Jews remain, forming a beleaguered group that must live behind high walls and razor wire

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Survivor Testimony Resource Collection | Facing History and Ourselves

Survivor Testimony Resource Collection | Facing History and Ourselves | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

 

Survivor testimonies—firsthand accounts from individuals who lived through genocide and other atrocities—help students more deeply appreciate and empathize with the human and inhuman dimensions of important moments in history.

 

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Boston Jewish day schools receive $11 million challenge grant

Boston Jewish day schools receive $11 million challenge grant | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The gift from George Krupp, chief executive of Berkshire Property Advis.ors, and wife Liz will support long-term tuition assistance for middle-class families

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How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic]

How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic] | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Infographic from the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning that can help you find free educational resources you can use, alter and share.

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Jewish Agency-affiliated think tank composes aliyah plan for 120,000 French Jews

Jewish Agency-affiliated think tank composes aliyah plan for 120,000 French Jews | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The plan cited a rise in jihadist terror attacks and a difficult economy in Europe as causes of increased immigration.
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Why I Am Not a Maker

Why I Am Not a Maker | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

When tech culture only celebrates creation, it risks ignoring those who teach, criticize, and take care of others.

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The value of people who are doers but not makers!

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Educational Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Educational Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Educational Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day
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A New Reality for Young Jews in Europe

A New Reality for Young Jews in Europe | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In May 2014, my colleague Andi Gergely and I spoke to Tablet about how it was not “all doom and gloom” for Jews in Europe—despite having just learned the outcomes of the European Parliament elections, which saw extreme parties gain further momentum, and grieving for the victims of the terror a...
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Ancient skull a key 'piece of the puzzle' in story of humanity

Ancient skull a key 'piece of the puzzle' in story of humanity | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Lead researcher, Tel Aviv University anthropologist Professor Israel Hershkovitz, finds a 55,000-year-old skull that provides the first evidence that Homo sapiens inhabited that region at the same time as Neanderthals, our closest extinct human relative.

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Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools is a free online class taught by Dr. Sara G. McNeil & Bernard R Robin of University of Houston System

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Free Coursera edtech course!

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Israel Clicks!!

This website is a place to explore YOUR questions about the current situation in Israel.  You'll find "mainstream" resou rces from multiple perspectives -- that means we've chosen to access CNN,...

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Meet Luciana Friedmann, President of the Jewish Community of Timisoara

Meet Luciana Friedmann, President of the Jewish Community of Timisoara | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Twitter launches group messages, 30-second video sharing - CNET

The social network follows through on its plan to refine and expand its capabilities, as the pressure to boost user growth continues.

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Crisis of Affordability: The Value Proposition and Cost of an Excellent Day School

Crisis of Affordability: The Value Proposition and Cost of an Excellent Day School | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Holocaust Remembrance Stamps

Holocaust Remembrance Stamps | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

@reuw Holocaust Remembrance Stamps http://bit.ly/holocaust-stamps … #holocaust pic.twitter.com/HHNfTjT3kR

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The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic

The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

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Saberes Sin Fronteras Ong's curator insight, January 29, 10:42 AM

#información_proceso

Maggie McGuirk Veres's curator insight, January 29, 9:37 PM

This is a great resource.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, January 30, 11:41 AM

Flujos de Información: Infografía Interactiva 

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‘The Return’ takes new look at Polish Jewish revival

‘The Return’ takes new look at Polish Jewish revival | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Five years in the making, Adam Zucker's documentary is set for film festivals across the US

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Educator as Model Learner

Educator as Model Learner | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The educator's role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0.  The educator's role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but  somewhere ...
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The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses

The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

To me, Social Presence depends a lot on how participants choose to take part in an online course. Of course, it also depends on the opportunities of interaction provided during the course.


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nicolaperry's curator insight, January 26, 4:13 AM

This is so important for distance learning and too many people seem reluctant to do it.

Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, January 27, 2:01 AM

La importancia de la presencia social en los cursos en línea

david's curator insight, January 28, 3:44 PM

Is it about design or the type of learner?