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Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Copyright for Educators

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November EdJewTopia: Kadima! Taking Technology in Jewish Education Forward

November EdJewTopia: Kadima! Taking Technology in Jewish Education Forward | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Eight videos for eight nights

Eight videos for eight nights | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Does the flurry of new music videos that greets every Jewish holiday reflect an assimilationist Jewish culture that has......
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A roundup of this year's Chanukah music videos!

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Resolve to Make a Change: Say “Hello”

Resolve to Make a Change: Say “Hello” | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The following is a true story.  I wish it weren’t so.

My wife and I moved into our newly purchased......
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talk is cheap, but it could be worth a life!

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The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2012 | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2012 | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
RT @MoodleMcKean: The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2012 | Larry Ferlazzo http://t.co/zV6XjdXo #edtech #edchat...
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Israeli pupils ranked 7th in world for math

Israeli pupils ranked 7th in world for math | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The ranking in math of eighth grade pupils rose strongly, and fourth graders reached second place in reading.
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Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit

Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
2 Oct 11: Carl Sagan's books, including this one, are now available as ebooks from - but only for residents of the USA :(...

 

The following are suggested as tools for testing arguments and detecting fallacious or fraudulent arguments:


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Google launches Campus Tel Aviv

Google launches Campus Tel Aviv | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Business, Technology: Prime Minister Netanyahu cuts virtual ribbon at multinational technology giant's new hub for entrepreneurs in heart of Israeli metropolis...
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Chanukah in photos, from the JDC archives | The Archive Blog | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

Chanukah in photos, from the JDC archives | The Archive Blog | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
For Chanukah, we went fishing in the photo archive of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.…...
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Hanukkah, Unabridged

Hanukkah, Unabridged | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Hanukkah’s elevation as a widely celebrated holiday ignores and sanitizes its historical basis and real meaning.
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Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills

Why Teachers Worry About Students’ Online Research Skills | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Survey shows teachers are concerned about students’ ability to find credible information online.


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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create PDFs in Google Drive in Three Steps

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create PDFs in Google Drive in Three Steps | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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AVI CHAI » Who’s Who at AVI CHAI: Joel Einleger

AVI CHAI » Who’s Who at AVI CHAI: Joel Einleger | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
This month's AVI CHAI staff profile features Joel Einleger. You can ask him your own question here. Joel Einleger is Senior Program Officer – Director of...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Google Releases an Official Save to Drive Extension

Free Technology for Teachers: Google Releases an Official Save to Drive Extension | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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IDF to begin giving its medics chemical weapons antidote

IDF to begin giving its medics chemical weapons antidote | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Amid growing concern over Syrian nerve gas, the army acquires tens of thousands of doses of diazepam
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The Epstein School Raises Funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief - Patch.com

The Epstein School Raises Funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief - Patch.com | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The Epstein School Raises Funds for Hurricane Sandy ReliefPatch.com... the school was honored for over 500 hours of service to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
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'Israeli students register highest ever test scores'

'Israeli students register highest ever test scores' | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Education Ministry report shows dramatic improvements in student scores from all sectors; Sa'ar warns against complacency.
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19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of

19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
After covering everything that Google Search has to offer, you can easily forge that search only forms one small part of the Google behemoth. With so many different features and clients ...
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הבלוג של שיר שוורץ: סיכום הכנס "טכנולוגיה פדגוגיה ומדיניות- האם תיתכן חדשנות מערכתית"? 10/12/12

הבלוג של שיר שוורץ: סיכום הכנס "טכנולוגיה פדגוגיה ומדיניות- האם תיתכן חדשנות מערכתית"? 10/12/12 | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Hanukkah - KKL JNF – Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael – Jewish National Fund

Hanukkah - KKL JNF – Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael – Jewish National Fund | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Since 1901 KKL JNF, Israel's largest green NGO, has been planting trees, developing communities, boosting water sources, and engaging in environmental research...
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The CRAP test in action - Guide for Student Research (Portland State)

The CRAP test in action - Guide for Student Research (Portland State) | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The CRAP test: Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/ Point of view is a simple and memorable way to help students evaluate sources for their research. This page from the Portland State University Library has two short videos that demonstrate the CRAP test being used to evaluate websites and articles. 

 

Here's a PDF overview of the CRAP test, with a list of questions to ask about the source to evaluate it: http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/central/Soc/crap.pdf


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