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Ukrainian aliya triples in first quarter of 2015

Ukrainian aliya triples in first quarter of 2015 | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Surging immigration to Israel from Russia too, amid Crimean tensions and economic troubles
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Archaeologists Return to Dig Key Area Near Temple Mount

Archaeologists Return to Dig Key Area Near Temple Mount | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Excavation is yielding finds from 8th century BCE Judean monarchy to Ottoman times.

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"Resist Googling" & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research

"Resist Googling" & 5 Other Strategies For Meaningful Modern Research | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Most people teaching today weren’t trained to instruct students about researching in a technologically advanced world. Many need a quick refresher course or tutoring packet on successful student research. The tips below are meant to help teachers and students get off to a good start as they embark on an inquiry adventure:


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Olivier Baggiano's curator insight, July 31, 2015 8:34 AM
Love the scaffolding and the idea sharing approach to searching info
Ruth Hall's curator insight, August 11, 2015 9:04 AM

It's not that Google isn't a useful entry point, it's more the thinking  that needs to happen to focus a search, to evaluate sources for credibility and bias/opinion, to compare information, synthesize and add one's own insights. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Taking Screenshots on Your Laptop and Tablet

Free Technology for Teachers: A Short Guide to Taking Screenshots on Your Laptop and Tablet | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Frequently Overlooked Google Slides Features

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Frequently Overlooked Google Slides Features | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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YouTube turns 10: The video site that went viral - CNET

YouTube turns 10: The video site that went viral - CNET | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

YouTube is the Web's de facto home for video. But 10 years ago, online video was anybody's game. As it celebrates a decade offering us everything from new celebrities to cat videos, YouTube has become a premier destination for content. Here's how it got there.

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The secrets to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's greatness

The secrets to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's greatness | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The yeshiva head integrated the moral wisdom of the Western world into understanding Torah, and drew a rare connection between Talmud and true human concerns.

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Jewcer is Giving $5,400 to 3 Jewish Innovators

Jewcer is Giving $5,400 to 3 Jewish Innovators | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Do you spend your time solving a local or global Jewish-related challenge? Do you think your solution could have an even greater impact if you had more resources? We are looking to support you!
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Beit Midrash Research Project | The Mandel Center | Brandeis University

Beit Midrash Research Project | The Mandel Center | Brandeis University | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Women at home in the lab at Ben-Gurion University

Women at home in the lab at Ben-Gurion University | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Hanna Rapaport BEERSHEVA, Israel — In sync with a worldwide momentum to attract more women to STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math — for
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How to add music to your Google Slides presentation

How to add music to your Google Slides presentation | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Google's presentation app doesn't support audio files, but with these workarounds you can still give your slides a soundtrack.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 27, 2015 8:13 AM

Here is a great tip for adding music to your Google Slides Presentation.

Candi Whitman's curator insight, April 27, 2015 4:41 PM

Music always enhances.   Never put too much information on a slide.  That's what talking is for, and I like to keep them up only 10-15 seconds so you keep people's interest.  

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, May 1, 2015 11:34 AM

Adding music to your slides!  Love this idea for sharing pics:)

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It is Time to Reinvent Our Approach to Jewish Day School Recruitment

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Handwriting in Google Documents

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Why Birthright Next Was Doomed From the Start - Israel

Why Birthright Next Was Doomed From the Start - Israel | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The news that Birthright Next is winding down has come as a surprise to many. But Jay Michaelson says the effort to engage alums of the free trips to Israel was doomed from the start — and he explains why.

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‪By Air, Land, and Sea: Aliyah under the British Mandate‬‏

Toldot Yisrael (http://www.toldotyisrael.org) presents the dramatic stories of Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Iraq who overcame great obstac...
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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.

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