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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Web Literacy Map - 1.1.0 - Mozilla Webmaker

The Web Literacy Map is a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and our community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.

Keep up to date with the latest changes to the Web Literacy Map on the wiki.


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The Anatomy of Project Based Learning Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Anatomy of Project Based Learning Process ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

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Free Technology for Teachers: Twelve Good Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities

Free Technology for Teachers: Twelve Good Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Limmud China- Part of Something Bigger

Limmud China- Part of Something Bigger | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Limmud China, a JDC initiative, recently concluded its third annual festival in Beijing. For the 160+ participants, hailing from relatively tiny pockets of Jewish life, it was the chance to co...
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celebrations | DIY b’nai mitzvah: Bay Area families take charge of coming-of-age ritual | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

celebrations | DIY b’nai mitzvah: Bay Area families take charge of coming-of-age ritual | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Mirroring the national trend of reduced synagogue affiliation, increasing numbers of American Jews are celebrating their children’s bar and bat mitzvah ceremonies without the benefit of organized religious life.

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Holy Tel Aviv! A guide to sacred sites in Israel’s 'Sin City' - Religion & Holy Land

Holy Tel Aviv! A guide to sacred sites in Israel’s 'Sin City' - Religion & Holy Land | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
From orthodoxy and evangelism to scientology and Zen, Tel Aviv-Jaffa has something to tickle your every god-bud.
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California School Asks 8th Graders To Debate the Holocaust

California School Asks 8th Graders To Debate the Holocaust | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
After decades spent in the sewers of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, I don’t horrify easily. But yesterday I learned that a school district in Rialto, California, assigned 2,000 8th-grade students to write an essay on whether or not they believe the Holocaust was “an actual event in history,...
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Tech Rav: How does one design Project Based Learning encouraging student initiative and deep learning while covering the curriculum?

Tech Rav: How does one design Project Based Learning encouraging student initiative and deep learning while covering the curriculum? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Poll: 93% of Palestinians hold anti-Jewish beliefs

Poll: 93% of Palestinians hold anti-Jewish beliefs | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Global survey by ADL reveals that almost half the world does not know that the Holocaust happened; suggests over 1 billion people are anti-Semitic


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Excerpt: "The Middle East is the most anti-Semitic region on earth, with 93% of Palestinians holding anti-Semitic beliefs, a global survey of anti-Semitism revealed."

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שיעורים | כלים קטנים גדולים

שיעורים | כלים קטנים גדולים | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Posts about שיעורים written by אפרת מעטוף
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More than ‘Generation Me’ | Sh'ma Journal

More than ‘Generation Me’ | Sh'ma Journal | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
How can it be that the most narcissistic, self-absorbed, self-indulgent, materialistic generation that the world has ever known is also capable of...
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps

Free Technology for Teachers: A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

"Tomorrow at the NCTIES 2014 conference I am facilitating a workshop on creating videos with mobile apps. I designed the workshop to accommodate users of iOS and Android devices. In preparation for the workshop I created this chart that compares the features and costs of eleven mobile video creation apps. The chart can be viewed as embedded below or you can grab a copy through Google Drive http://bit.ly/1mT9MlD ; (click "File" the "make copy" to save a copy for yourself)."


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John Rudkin's curator insight, May 14, 2014 5:52 AM

This is a great comparison chart, useful for all teachers who are looking at video use in the classroom (or out of it0

David Cordts's curator insight, May 14, 2014 9:33 AM

For the mobile video creators out there -- here's some information for your consideration.

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, May 16, 2014 11:57 AM

Have to check out these possibilities!!

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Here are 8 ways to improve your life via Google Drive.
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 12, 2014 1:18 PM

Check this out! 

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The Death of Jewish Culture

The Death of Jewish Culture | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Fifteen years ago this spring, I walked through the doors of a gleaming new postmodern sanctuary on New York’s Upper West Side. Known as Makor, this nightclub-cum-gallery billed itself as a secular Jewish arts-and-culture mecca for New York’s young hipsters...
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Reform Judaism: Undone by Revival by Jakob J. Petuchowski | First Things

In the 1950s, only some forty years ago, the voice of rejoicing and salvation could be heard in the tents of the righteous. Religion in America was celebrating a great comeback. Billboards invited us . . . .
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School Wide Gemara Shabbat Project | YUeducate

This year I had the opportunity to help create a project that made our study of mesechet Shabbat relevant and engaging and fun for kids!  At Maimonides ...
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The Wayback Machine Passes 400 Billion Indexed Webpages

The Wayback Machine Passes 400 Billion Indexed Webpages | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Internet Archive today announced a massive milestone for its Wayback Machine: 400 billion indexed webpages. The data encompasses the Web as it looked a

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JUF News : Jewish day schools get a $1.67 million boost

JUF News : Jewish day schools get a $1.67 million boost | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Jewish Day School Guaranty Trust Fund will distribute $1,670,513 to 17 participating schools in the coming year.

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Bringing back bakashot: Young Sephardic Jews embrace an old musical tradition

Bringing back bakashot: Young Sephardic Jews embrace an old musical tradition | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A new generation revives the practice of chanting bakashot, Sephardic liturgical poems praising and petitioning God.

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Top 10 apps for touring Israel

Top 10 apps for touring Israel | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Human guides are great, but these Israeli apps put a wealth of information and navigation at the fingertips of DIY tourists in Holy Land.

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