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MOOCs in China are growing

MOOCs in China are growing | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) refer to any online learning or use of education technologies. In China, a country of 1.4 billion people, these are growing. The Chinese government expects MOOCs to bring “revolutionary” change to the education system by reducing inequity in quality of education between urban and rural schools and by sharing the best teaching resources. One of the government’s goals is to train 13 million k-12 (“k-12” is the sum of primary and secondary school years) teachers

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Biblical Name Eshbaal Found Outside of the Bible

Biblical Name Eshbaal Found Outside of the Bible | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A 3,000-year-old inscription discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa references the Biblical name Eshbaal. This is the first time the name has been found in an ancient inscription.

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The beast speech and the fight for control of Israel’s culture | Rosner's Domain

The beast speech and the fight for control of Israel’s culture | Rosner's Domain | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest | Edudemic

The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest | Edudemic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

If you’re wondering whether you should join Pinterest, we’ll show you how to get your account set up, how other educators are using Pinterest.

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The resurgence of Jewish life in Poland

The resurgence of Jewish life in Poland | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
“Jewish life in Poland is thriving in a way that you won’t see anywhere else in Europe,” said Jonathan Ornstein, director of the Jewish Community Center in Krakow.
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Israeli Rock Music’s Spiritual New Sound

Israeli Rock Music’s Spiritual New Sound | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

After years of siege, a growing movement of musicians is turning to Judaism for inspiration.

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Tribe Magazine | AJU program helps young adults explore the many connections between nature and Jewish values

Tribe Magazine | AJU program helps young adults explore the many connections between nature and Jewish values | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach

Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

A mountain of evidence indicates that educators have been painfully slow to use technology to change and improve the ways they teach.


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Scott Holcomb's curator insight, June 11, 2015 4:25 PM

Great read...

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 12, 2015 2:57 AM

Honest self-criticism is always healthy!!

online4ed's curator insight, June 13, 2015 9:28 AM

How are you making your classes more student-centered through the use of technology tools?  

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Kahlon announces plan to lower housing prices

Kahlon announces plan to lower housing prices | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Finance minister focuses on deregulation, speeding up construction and disincentivizing property investment

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We must fight BDS in the name of human rights

We must fight BDS in the name of human rights | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

There is a growing and widespread concern among Jews in Israel and outside, and among friends of Israel everywhere, at the increasing threat posed by the BDS movement.

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פיענוח טקסט סרוק והמרה מתמונה לטקסט (OCR) בחינם

פיענוח טקסט סרוק והמרה מתמונה לטקסט (OCR) בחינם | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

כאן ניתן להפוך טקסט בתמונה לטקסט חי לעריכה.

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Waze tops in sharing app user satisfaction, study shows

Waze tops in sharing app user satisfaction, study shows | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Analysis of thousands of reviews shows that the Israeli-developed traffic application is most popular among users

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Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People?

Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Recent studies of MOOC completion rates and participation indicate that students with some college experience already do better.

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Research shows that MOOC's are not living up to the hopes had to provide cheap higher education for those distant and lacking financial resources.

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At Orthodox women’s ordination, preaching a halacha of compassion

At Orthodox women’s ordination, preaching a halacha of compassion | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Head of new Jerusalem co-ed smicha program says ordaining women rabbis is ‘just the normal thing to do.’ But is Modern Orthodoxy ripe for such a radical step?

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The 7 Popular Google Docs Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Popular Google Docs Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Birthright celebrates its 500,000th participant

Birthright celebrates its 500,000th participant | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Program that takes young Jewish adults on a free trip to Israel marks participation milestone at Tel Aviv event

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Terminator targets Israeli driving app

Terminator targets Israeli driving app | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Arnold Schwarzenegger provides voice commands for Waze navigation software

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Limmud FSU Debuts Commemorative Photo Exhibit “Opening the Gates”

Limmud FSU Debuts Commemorative Photo Exhibit “Opening the Gates” | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues - tips for getting started with game-based learning.
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Birthright celebrates its 500,000th participant

Birthright celebrates its 500,000th participant | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Program that takes young Jewish adults on a free trip to Israel marks participation milestone at Tel Aviv event
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To heal defiled Jordan River, activists wade into murky regional politics

To heal defiled Jordan River, activists wade into murky regional politics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
A massive tome from environmental group Eco-Peace paints a vision of how Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians could cooperate to clean the troubled waterway
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200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

"Looking for some interesting free documentaries to use in your class or probably use for your own professional and intellectual growth? This list from Open Culture has you covered. It features around 200 free documentaries spanning a wide range of topics from history to arts and science. All of these documentaries are provided with a short description about their content together with a link to the page where you can watch them and read more about the contextual information surrounding the topic they cover. It will take you awhile to sift through the entire list but we are pretty sure you will come out with some good documentaries to share with your class."


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Juan Rodríguez-silvar's curator insight, June 13, 2015 3:55 PM

Catro boas ferramentas recomendadas.

Four good tools recommended

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 15, 2015 3:09 AM

Open education est en train d'arriver et mettra des discussion sur le droit d'auteur au placard (au moins un peu). Voici des ressources gratuites à utiliser en classe.

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Israel ‘exceeded legal standards’ in Gaza conflict, military group tells UN

Israel ‘exceeded legal standards’ in Gaza conflict, military group tells UN | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Ex-generals, chiefs of staff, say IDF’s ‘scrupulous adherence’ to laws of war cost Israeli lives, army took ‘extensive measures’ to protect Gazan civilians

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3,000 Taglit-Birthright visitors take in Tel Aviv

3,000 Taglit-Birthright visitors take in Tel Aviv | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Taglit-Birthright marks 15 years and half a million participants since its founding with its first Tel Aviv Urban Experience, a three-day event showcasing the city • 3,000 visitors treated to tours of sites, culinary lecture, dance lesson, and concert.

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