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Education reform: 40% less 'bagruiot,' mandatory 3-year volunteer service

Education reform: 40% less 'bagruiot,' mandatory 3-year volunteer service | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Education minister presents long-term educational reform plan set to take effect next academic year.
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A move towards 21st Century education? Maybe.

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What Israel's New Laws Against 'Revenge Porn' Mean

What Israel's New Laws Against 'Revenge Porn' Mean | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
One of Israel's first measures of the new year has been outlawing revenge porn, the practice of posting naked or otherwise incriminating photographs or videos of an ex-lover online to a public site.
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25 Of The Best Research Apps For iPad & Android - TeachThought

25 Of The Best Research Apps For iPad & Android - TeachThought | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

"Coupled with a pencil and a notepad, a tablet or smartphone–and all the apps and networks they give you access too–can make for a powerful combination. Below are 25 of the best research apps for iPad and Android to get you–and them–started."


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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Ways to Create and Deliver Online Quizzes

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Ways to Create and Deliver Online Quizzes | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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I recommend checking this site out!

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Palestinian firm is first to sign gas deal with Israel’s Leviathan

Palestinian firm is first to sign gas deal with Israel’s Leviathan | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
A Palestinian electric company is the first to sign an agreement to buy gas from Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field.
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No BDS here!!!

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Jewish Boston Globe Columnist Jeff Jacoby's Teenage Son Is Missing

Jewish Boston Globe Columnist Jeff Jacoby's Teenage Son Is Missing | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The teenage son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby has reportedly gone missing — and Jewish organizations across the Boston area have joined a massive search.
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50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom | Smart Teaching

The ultimate online resource for current teachers and aspiring educators.
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Sexting in Middle School Means More Sex for Preteens

Sexting in Middle School Means More Sex for Preteens | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to sexting, a new study reports.

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ruthschapira's curator insight, January 7, 2014 5:13 PM

I usually like to know how the results were obtained (22% of students sexted). The stats are fom a study of 420 7th grade students from five urban public middle schools in Rhode Island that answered yes/no questions. The study is in the journal Pediatrics.

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Kohelet Yeshiva Hires New Head of School

Kohelet Yeshiva Hires New Head of School | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Kohelet Yeshiva High School has hired a new head of school just two months after the abrupt departure of the modern Orthodox institution's former leader.
Rabbi Gil Perl will leave his position as
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B'Hatzlacha Rabbi Gil!

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Birthright pumped $825 million into Israeli economy in 13 years, study shows - Business

Birthright pumped $825 million into Israeli economy in 13 years, study shows - Business | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Israel funds a third of the Taglit program's annual budget; the rest is payed for by Jewish philanthropists, including Sheldon Adelson.
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"אברך מחוץ לשעות הכולל - שילמד מקצוע" - בחצרות קודש - בחדרי חרדים

"אברך מחוץ לשעות הכולל - שילמד מקצוע" - בחצרות קודש - בחדרי חרדים | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
בחדרי חרדים הוא הפורטל החרדי הגדול בעולם עם תכנים עדכניים בנושאי חדשות, עסקים, תרבות, בריאות ועוד, פורומים, טורים אישיים וסרטוני וידאו הפונים אל הקהל החרדי.
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Education minister to announce educational reforms

Education minister to announce educational reforms | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
New plan calls for cancellation of psychometric exam as university prerequisite and decrease in scope of matriculation exams.
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Israeli Youth Movements Launch Nation-Wide Operation to Collect Winter Supplies for Syrian Refugees

Israeli Youth Movements Launch Nation-Wide Operation to Collect Winter Supplies for Syrian Refugees | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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U. of Haifa profs slam withholding honorary doctorate over politics

U. of Haifa profs slam withholding honorary doctorate over politics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
University of Haifa faculty members protested the university’s decision not to award an honorary doctorate to a Nobel Prize-winning Israeli economist over his right-wing political views.
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Alfred Hitchcock's unseen Holocaust documentary to be screened

Alfred Hitchcock's unseen Holocaust documentary to be screened | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The British Army Film Unit cameramen who shot the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945 used to joke about the reaction of Alfred Hithcock to the horrific footage they filmed.
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only"

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom | Smart Teaching

The ultimate online resource for current teachers and aspiring educators.

 

Wikis are an exceptionally useful tool for getting students more involved in curriculum. They’re often appealing and fun for students to use, while at the same time ideal for encouraging participation, collaboration, and interaction. Read on to see how you can put wikis to work in your classroom.


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Mikko Hakala's curator insight, January 8, 2014 9:42 AM

#7 has worked very well in my classes.

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What Limmud Can Teach Us

What Limmud Can Teach Us | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Limmud UK is run mostly by people under 30, and Jane Eisner was impressed with their spirit of youthful volunteerism. Why doesn’t it exist among American Jews?
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As the Jewish Community Goes Gray, Synagogues Adapt To Serve Older Congregants

As the Jewish Community Goes Gray, Synagogues Adapt To Serve Older Congregants | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The recent Pew study of American Jews placed heavy emphasis on the challenge of retaining younger unaffiliated Jews, but Layman takes the findings with a grain of salt.
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