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The Chanukiyot Collection in Bukharim, Jerusalem by Jacob Richman

The Chanukiyot Collection in Bukharim, Jerusalem by Jacob Richman | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
19th of Kislev, 5775 - December 11, 2014
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Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic

Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

When working with images, certain file formats may be better than others, depending on what your goals are. This infographic showcases the best uses for JPEG, GIF, and PNG file formats.

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A Multi-Dimensional Look at Different Strategies for Teaching Chanukah

A Multi-Dimensional Look at Different Strategies for Teaching Chanukah | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In a recent discussion on the Jewish Educator's JedLab forum , participants actively debated different approaches to teaching Chanukah. Many posters suggested exclusive approaches that negated other...
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Some new Tools and Tricks for Teaching About Chanukah

Some new Tools and Tricks for Teaching About Chanukah | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
This week, the eCom facilitator, Yisroel Porath, shared some ideas on some simple and easy etools that can enhance a Chanukah (or any) lesson. 1. Ourboox --   a collaborative tool that allows...
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Syrian Jewish Bibles could spark ownership dispute

Syrian Jewish Bibles could spark ownership dispute | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Two decades after the Mossad helped smuggle ancient Hebrew Bibles out of Syria, Israel's national library asks court to grant it custodianship • Proposed trust would enshrine the manuscripts as "owned by the Jewish people," says academic director.
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How students really feel about edtech - Daily Genius

How students really feel about edtech - Daily Genius | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
When we talk about what makes today’s classrooms ‘modern’, the discussion often turns to technology. While the internet and the vast number of devices available have certainly changed, so too have our attitudes and understandings about learning and teaching. These changes in attitude and understanding have brought about huge changes in the classroom. There’s a […]
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Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: Nine Popular Student Response Tools Compared In One Chart | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, December 16, 2014 10:47 AM

Clarification de deux types pensées, tous les deux aussi nécessaires l'un que l'autre. Puis le lien est fait avec l'apprentissage et le mobile.

James Mackie's curator insight, December 22, 2014 9:43 AM

Understanding the differences between critical thinking, creative thinking and the intersection of both

Manú Iñaki's curator insight, April 7, 2015 9:08 AM

Muchas personas piensan que el pensamiento crítico y el pensamiento creativo son similares o iguales, sin embargo aunque hay áreas comunes, existen diferencias sustanciales, en este post se analiza la diferencia y coincidencia entre estas formas de pensar

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Israeli 9th graders conduct ground-breaking experiment in space - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

Israeli 9th graders conduct ground-breaking experiment in space - Israel News - Jerusalem Post | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The 14-year-old pupils -- all girls -- wanted to know how low gravity conditions in space influence the development of brine shrimp eggs compared to the Earth environment.
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Charting New Territory – Amsterdam’s Jewish Online Hebrew School

Charting New Territory – Amsterdam’s Jewish Online Hebrew School | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Jeled classes are 40 minutes long. The material concentrates on basic Judaism, holidays, Israel and other timely topics. The class launched in early November 2014 and the first month was devoted to the “Jewish family.” During Kislev, the class will be learning about Chanukah. As the school expands, the administration plans to introduce more topics to meet the needs of present and future students and, most importantly, their families. There are also plans to expand the program to other European countries.
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A Handy Google Drive App to Edit, Annotate and Sign PDFs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handy Google Drive App to Edit, Annotate and Sign PDFs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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You can now edit Microsoft Office documents from within Dropbox

You can now edit Microsoft Office documents from within Dropbox | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Dropbox updated its apps with new Microsoft Office support that makes it easier for users to edit and share Microsoft Office documents with Dropbox.

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Popular Educational Apps and Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Popular Educational Apps and Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
This past year has seen a rise in mobile devices, especially with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and 1:1 iPad programs. Here are some of the most popular educational iOS apps that have risen quickly in popularity. Some you may already…
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פייסבוק מאפשרת חיפוש על פי מילים

פייסבוק מאפשרת חיפוש על פי מילים | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
מהיום הקלידו מילה וקבלו את כל הפוסטים העוסקים בכך מכל החברים שלכם ולא רק. עידן חדש נפתח ברשת החברתית הענקית
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Ourboox - Making books come true

Ourboox - Making books come true | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Ourboox is a platform and community for social publishing. Reach out to the community, publish your book online and share it with the Ourboox community and the world.
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Potential terror attack thwarted south of Jerusalem

Potential terror attack thwarted south of Jerusalem | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Two Palestinian men, one of them armed with a knife, arrested near Tekoa • During questioning, the suspects admit to planning terrorist attack • One suspect is a relative of one of the murderers of the three Israeli teens in Gush Etzion in June.

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How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning

How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world connection. It should be core to learning, include structured collaboration, and have a multifaceted assessment. Giving students a real problem to solve, getting them engaged in their work, having them work with […]
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Resourceful YouTube Channels for Teachers and Educators - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Resourceful YouTube Channels for Teachers and Educators - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

How do you look for educational videos for your classroom? I guess most of us just Google with the keyword and do little research to find out the appropriate video. However, your work will become little easier if you know some of the amazing YouTube channels.

Here is a big categorized list of YouTube channels that provide quality educational videos regularly.


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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, December 8, 2014 4:00 PM

This great list is a great way to find good EDU resources on Youtube

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, December 9, 2014 7:01 AM

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, December 9, 2014 3:12 PM

This article shares some excellent YouTube channels useful for the classroom. Any educators care to share their experience with using YouTube in the classroom?

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What Online Education Can Learn from MOOCs - Fedena Blog

What Online Education Can Learn from MOOCs - Fedena Blog | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
This month, millions of students will start new courses on campuses online. Some will take formal courses from traditional higher education institutions, and some will enroll in one of the hundreds of available MOOCs (there are more MOOCs starting this…Read more ›
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It’s Birthright Israel — for Jewish moms

It’s Birthright Israel — for Jewish moms | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A trip subsidized by an Orthodox outreach group gives Jewish moms a chance to get away from it all while getting in touch with their heritage.

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The Myth of Multitasking And What It Means For Learning

The Myth of Multitasking And What It Means For Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Multitasking is pretty much seen as a necessity in the modern world. The ability to do several things at once – even if it’s something as apparently simple as emailing and talking at the same time – is taken for granted.

But the belief that engaging in several tasks at once means we are more productive is a myth. Instead of saving time, multitasking not only takes longer but also makes mistakes more likely. It also does something to our brains


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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, November 28, 2014 1:36 PM
Many of us have discovered the myth of multitasking the hard way. We like to think we're being more productive, but we're not.
Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, November 28, 2014 1:39 PM

Multitasking is rarely an efficient or effective method of working, which many of us learn the hard way.

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, November 29, 2014 1:04 PM

Yeahhh... true... everything which is not multitasking, vibrating extensively is simply boring... I live in this life too not only my children... and it's true also that it's not effective at all... I mean, the multitasking... it "helps" more or less to forget the bad things, the chimers (for the moment)  and gives the feeling of being very effective... false... fake... voila, one of our biggest dilemmas... and don't fool ourselves, it's ours too, not only that of our children...

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חורים ברשת | משתמשי Gmail שעובדים הרבה עם מסמכים: הפיצ'ר החדש הזה הוא בשבילכם

חורים ברשת | משתמשי Gmail שעובדים הרבה עם מסמכים: הפיצ'ר החדש הזה הוא בשבילכם | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
אם אתם מקבלים הרבה מאוד מסמכי וורד למייל שלכם ומשתמשים בג'ימייל - יש לנו חדשות
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