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6 easiest video editing tools

6 easiest video editing tools | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The surge of videos on social media and content marketing channels has come quickly. In the past year alone, Facebook has averaged more than 1 billion video views each day.
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Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses: Home Page

Ten Steps Toward Universal Design of Online Courses: Home Page | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Implementing the principles of universal design in online learning means anticipating the diversity of students that may enroll in your course and planning accordingly. These ten key elements will greatly enhance the accessibility and usability of your course for students with and without disabilities.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 2, 4:38 PM

Great advice:


Step 1: Develop content first, then design.
Step 2: Provide simple, consistent navigation.
Step 3: Include an accommodation statement.
Step 4: Choose CMS tools carefully.
Step 5: Model and teach good discussion board etiquette.
Step 6: Use color with care.
Step 7: Provide accessible document formats.
Step 8: Choose fonts carefully.
Step 9: Convert PowerPoint™ to accessible HTML.
Step 10: If it's auditory make it visual; if it is visual make it auditory.

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New Tisha B'Av Infographic

New Tisha B'Av Infographic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In the past, we have written all about infographics (see here and here for example) and have even amassed a large collection of Jewish infographics (here and here)! Nowadays, it seems that everywhe...
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Jews Are Fleeing Russia Because Of Putin

Jews Are Fleeing Russia Because Of Putin | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Just a year ago, Russian journalist Vladimir Yakovlev was one of Moscow's most influential media figures.Today, he lives a quiet life in Tel Aviv and has swapped his Russian passport for a...
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Haaretz exclusive: Google teams up with Waze to launch worldwide carpooling pilot in central Israel

Haaretz exclusive: Google teams up with Waze to launch worldwide carpooling pilot in central Israel | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Google service, RideWith, developed by Waze, matches up passengers and drivers who want to get to work.

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Teaching Tech to Teachers Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Teaching Tech to Teachers Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Teaching Tech to Teachers Infographic provides recommendations for improved professional development programs.

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Israeli scientists hope to sniff out autism

Israeli scientists hope to sniff out autism | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Research suggests measuring olfactory system responses to odors can help diagnose disorder from a very young age

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French Jews Still In ‘Wait-And-See Mode

French Jews Still In ‘Wait-And-See Mode | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Most of the Parisian Jews who had considered making aliyah before a fatal terrorist attack on the city’s Hyper Cacher supermarket six months ago still think about moving to Israel, but few have taken the step, said a Manhattan expatriate who returned earlier this month from a visit to relatives in France.
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Is Facebook the next frontier for online learning?

Is Facebook the next frontier for online learning? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Social-networking sites such as Facebook can help students learn scientific literacy and other complex subjects that often receive short shrift in today's time-strapped classrooms, finds a study led by an MSU scholar.

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Tech Rav: How Can We Rethink Education in Our Modern Age? Musings on #ISTE2015

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Sending My Kids to Jewish Sleepaway Camp Is the Best Investment I've Ever Made

Sending My Kids to Jewish Sleepaway Camp Is the Best Investment I've Ever Made | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The University of Chicago’s Consortium on Chicago School Research released a report yesterday called “Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework,” which discusses the key factors that lead to success from early childhood through adolescence. The report, which you can read i...
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Zotero | Grab your research with a single click

Zotero | Grab your research with a single click | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes.


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I've used Diigo for years. Changes in the Diigo interface just aren't working for me so I'm ready to try some alternatives.  


This tool was recommended to me by one of my graduate students. I'm going to give it a go.  If any of you have tried this, let me know? 

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What’s New in Good Old Gmail? 5 Features You Should Check Out

What’s New in Good Old Gmail? 5 Features You Should Check Out | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Ah, Gmail. It has become an integral part of our connected lives, ingrained in our daily flow of getting things done. The downside of that is that, like me, you might have missed out on a few new features Gmail has gradually added in the past year. So let's look at what deserves our attention.…
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For first time, Aristotle and Plato head to elementary school

For first time, Aristotle and Plato head to elementary school | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Education Ministry introduces new philosophy curriculum for third- to sixth-graders • Program seeks to cultivate critical thinking, logic skills • "Students are naturally inquisitive; it is our duty to teach them to be creative," says ministry inspector.

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Triventy | יצירת טריוויה / סקר לטלפון הנייד

Triventy - כלי ישראלי המאפשר יצירת חידון או סקר והפעלתו בכיתה בה יש לכל תלמיד (או מספר תלמידים) מכשיר המחובר לאינטרנט - טלפון נייד / טאבלט / מחשב. מאפיינים מיוחדים: השאלות מופיעות גם על צג השחקנים ...

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16 Little-Known Teacher Tools

16 Little-Known Teacher Tools | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

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Do you use any of theses resources?  Check them out.

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The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games - eLearning Industry

The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games - eLearning Industry | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games. Designing Effective e-Learning Games Take a look at these 5 essential elements found in effective e-Learning games


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What are the secrets of an effective e-Learning Game ?

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A New Tool for Turning Webpages Into Whiteboards ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Tool for Turning Webpages Into Whiteboards ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren

It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Op-Ed: My friend has been called everything from a publicity hound to a virtual traitor. But he is one of the Jewish people’s most selfless public servants, and he wrote ‘Ally’ to challenge Obama’s Iranian policy, which is placing Israel under existential threat

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המשפחה גילתה מקווה בן 2000 שנה מתחת לרצפת הסלון

המשפחה גילתה מקווה בן 2000 שנה מתחת לרצפת הסלון | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
סרוגים | מקווה טהרה עתיק כשר וגדול ממדים שנמצא במהלך שיפוצים בסלון בית פרטי בעין כרם מחזק את הסברה כי במקום היה יישוב יהודי בימי בית שני
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Detecting plagiarism with Unplag

Detecting plagiarism with Unplag | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Plagiarism has become an increasingly significant issue with the increase of online information and the ease with which it can be copied. It is an issue in the classroom for students and educators, but it’s also an issue for writers, bloggers and journalists.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 30, 4:43 AM

My review of Unplag - tool for detecting plagiarism.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, July 2, 8:18 AM

Para detectar el plagio

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Pew and the Jews, Part 2: Experts say Leveraging Poll Data Trumps Numbers

Pew and the Jews, Part 2: Experts say Leveraging Poll Data Trumps Numbers | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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