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Where Denominations Lose Their Meaning - The Tower

Where Denominations Lose Their Meaning - The Tower | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

In the pre-army academies, a new approach to Jewish learning is taking hold—one that American Jewish institutions would do well to learn from. As the lines between Jews of different denominations in the U.S. are becoming more rigid and stratified, many have begun to wonder if Jewish life is an all-or-nothing proposition. We have begun …

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The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher Infographic clarifies and explains the most important characteristics of a digitally competent teacher.

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Can Israel rebuild the Jewish people?

Can Israel rebuild the Jewish people? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A new government initiative that aims to spend hundreds of millions of shekels on Diaspora Jews is a good start, but it is only a start

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Zaption - Interact With Video

Zaption - Interact With Video | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Add response elements throughout your tour, including multiple-choice questions, continuous polls, discussions, and more.


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Great tool to create your own presentations using videos...

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Another one to test drive yourself and see if it works for you

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Great tool for making video and flipped learning more interactive. Some really nice interaction types. Fantastic.

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Israel’s Beit Guvrin-Maresha caves named World Heritage site

Israel’s Beit Guvrin-Maresha caves named World Heritage site | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha were named a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the cultural arm of the United Nations.

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Israeli immigration plan targets France, Ukraine

Israeli immigration plan targets France, Ukraine | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Israel’s Cabinet approved a $17 million program to promote immigration from Europe.
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A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images - OEDB.org

A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images - OEDB.org | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
I'm often asked where to go to find high-quality and hi-resolution still images for reuse so I've put together this guide. There have been several new ima
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U.S. Jewish organizations: Too weak to be their brother's keeper? - Opinion

U.S. Jewish organizations: Too weak to be their brother's keeper? - Opinion | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Forget the window-dressing of local rallies and hashtag activism: The major American Jewish organizations’ lack of an urgent, concerted, and effective response shows how weak they’ve become.
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Prayers for Preemie With The Help of Google

The last thing I told her before it happened was, “Oh my goodness, Aliza, you’re so tiny! You’re barely showing!” My oldest childhood friend was
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EnhancED Twiddla: Smarter than the Average Whiteboard

EnhancED Twiddla: Smarter than the Average Whiteboard | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

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A review of a great whiteboarding app I wrote recently.
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15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Taglit-Birthright Israel celebrates 400,000th participant

Taglit-Birthright Israel celebrates 400,000th participant | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Thousands of Taglit-Birthright Israel participants attend festive ceremony at Caesarea Ampitheater • "Israel is your homeland, you are our ambassadors," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the crowd • Sheldon Adelson: We are all one big family.

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How the Brain Learns—A Super Simple Explanation for eLearning Professionals

How the Brain Learns—A Super Simple Explanation for eLearning Professionals | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

eLearning professionals should learn more about the biological basis of learning. Check out this simple explanation.


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Minding the gap

Minding the gap | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Responses to an article about the growing cultural fractures that divide the Jewish world suggest that the scale and depth of the problem is not yet fully appreciated by those who might help solve it

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Send Emails from a Google Spreadsheet

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Send Emails from a Google Spreadsheet | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom’s Taxonomy

Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom’s Taxonomy | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A neat visualization of the verbs associated with Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Where to Find Thousands of Free Ebooks

Where to Find Thousands of Free Ebooks | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Find out where you can get free ebooks and how to get free ebooks on your ereader, phone, or computer to read.

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Beyond Jewish Identity: Rethinking the Purposes of Jewish Education | CASJE

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11 Free Online Courses For Teachers (PD Opportunity) - Edudemic

11 Free Online Courses For Teachers (PD Opportunity) - Edudemic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Summertime is a great time for teachers to recharge their batteries a bit. After spending the entire school year encouraging students to learn, some rest is definitely in order. Beyond the quiet of spending time away from a boatload of students, it is a great time for teachers to fit in some professional development. Spending …

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How Many Israelis Live in America?

How Many Israelis Live in America? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
It’s not easy to find accurate data about the number of Israelis living in the United States.
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Discussing the Kidnappings in Israel: Resources for Educators

Discussing the Kidnappings in Israel: Resources for Educators | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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More than half of U.S. teens are sexting, & 1 in 4 is sexting with pics

More than half of U.S. teens are sexting, & 1 in 4 is sexting with pics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
More than 50% of surveyed teens send sexual texts to each other as minors, and 28% of them are pornographic photos, according to a new study from Drexel University.

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