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Curating 21st century Jewish education, Israel and Jewish culture
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How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders.
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Out of Your Hands

Once you choose to send or post a pic, you give up your right to choose where it ends up. Anyone can forward it along and you never know who may end up seein...
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This is a must watch not only by adults but prefereably with your children and students.

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Lessons on Responsible Cyber Citizenship
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teachers-copyright (1320x1912 pixels) - Edudemic

teachers-copyright (1320x1912 pixels) - Edudemic | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it

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A Fair(y) Use Tale 10 funny but informative minutes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJn_jC4FNDo
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The 8th Commandment: Do Not Steal.

And remember, kids know when we don;t care enough to give them the very best!

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A comprehensive chart simplifying the complicated matter of avoiding copyright infringement.  Students a teachers must be reminded of cophright law.

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16 ways to use Pinterest for PR | Articles | Home

16 ways to use Pinterest for PR | Articles | Home | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
It's not just social media's newest darling. It could be the public relations industry's, too.

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Israel's 'The Gatekeepers' wins Cinema for Peace prize

Israel's 'The Gatekeepers' wins Cinema for Peace prize | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
The Oscar-nominated film has been declared the most valuable documentary at the Berlin International Film Festival.
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Free Stuff Alert: The Purim Superhero Picture Book

Free Stuff Alert: The Purim Superhero Picture Book | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Last month, we co-sponsored the launch of The Purim Superhero by Elizabeth Kushner, winner of Keshet's National Book-Writing Contest.
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21st Century JewishEd: What Can Jewish Ed Learn from Jewish ...

21st Century JewishEd: What Can Jewish Ed Learn from Jewish ... | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Having spent the last 20 months leading an organization attempting to thrive in this new ecosystem, I often wondered what I can learn to share with the field of Jewish education. I especially feel it is pertinent to reflect on the ...
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I've Got a Bad Case of Conversion Envy

I've Got a Bad Case of Conversion Envy | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Recently, I watched three people from my conversion class become full members of the Jewish tribe. It was an intensely moving, yet brief ceremony, which took place on the bimah.Now, I’m a bit of sap when it comes to ceremonies.
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How the Newest New York Jewish Community Study has Changed How We Study Jews | Jewish Education Around the World

How the Newest New York Jewish Community Study has Changed How We Study Jews | Jewish Education Around the World | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
How the Newest New York Jewish Community Study has Changed How We Study Jews on Jewish Education Around the World curated by Reuven Werber (How the Newest New York Jewish Community Study has Changed How We Study Jews | @scoopit
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Nine Characteristics of a Great Teacher | Faculty Focus

Nine Characteristics of a Great Teacher | Faculty Focus | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Years ago, as a young, eager student, I would have told you that a great teacher was someone who provided classroom entertainment and gave very little homework.

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Converting Large Group Classes to Massive Online Courses

Converting Large Group Classes to Massive Online Courses | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Last month, the NY Times declared 2012 as the year of the MOOC. With so many educators and students involved in these courses, we should think about how we can best convert the university course experience to this new, scalable online experience.

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Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped

Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
What has happened in Gaza and Israel since the assassination of Hamas leader Ahmed al-Jabari?

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High Holiday Resources From 'Gateways: Access To Jewish Education' - The Jewish Week (blog)

High Holiday Resources From 'Gateways: Access To Jewish Education' - The Jewish Week (blog) | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
High Holiday Resources From 'Gateways: Access To Jewish Education' The Jewish Week (blog) Gateways is a Boston-area organization that provides special education services, expertise and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to...
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Richard and Elaine Solomon are presenting an intensive workshop at NewCAJE conference this summer on creating an online community of practice - Jewish Education Change Network

Richard and Elaine Solomon are presenting an intensive workshop at NewCAJE conference this summer on creating an online community of practice - Jewish Education Change Network | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Chevre, I have some wonderful news to share with you and here it is: Elaine and I have just been invited to facilitate an intensive six-hour workshop on creati… (Just added a new event on Jewish Education Change Network
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Two of my favorite people! I learned so much from them on the Toolbox 2.0-4 for Teachers and Mentors course. They are the most dedicated and caring educators who put their knowledge, hearts and minds in this course. I  Highly recomend this workshop!

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Watch A Great Short Film On The Future Of Technology And Education

Watch A Great Short Film On The Future Of Technology And Education | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
"Knowing something is probably an obsolete idea. You don’t actually need to know anything. … It’s the teacher’s job to point young minds toward the right kind of questions.

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Kauffman Sketchbook - "Fixing Schools"

Kauffman Sketchbook 16 Fixing Schools - Katherine Merseth, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education and author, Inside Urban Charter Schools
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Students pioneer the iPad frontier - The Buffalo News

Students pioneer the iPad frontier  - The Buffalo News | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
In the long history of technology innovation, the iPad is an infant. But since its unveiling three years ago, the skinny, 10-inch wonder device has been transforming education at every level.

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Learning Talmud in the age of Facebook, Twitter and blogs - Haaretz

Learning Talmud in the age of Facebook, Twitter and blogs - Haaretz | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Haaretz Learning Talmud in the age of Facebook, Twitter and blogs Haaretz Nor is it the preserve of one particular stream of Judaism: Reform, Conservative, Secular Jews and others have increasingly found themselves joining the bandwagon, enthralled...
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8 Tips for Choosing a Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs

8 Tips for Choosing a Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
When your child has special learning needs--or any kind of physical, emotional, or behavioral challenge that impacts learning--finding a suitable religious education can be a challenge.For the 85% of us who look towards an afternoon or Sunday...
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Public Space Judaism: Exploring Judaism in All Its Varieties

Public Space Judaism: Exploring Judaism in All Its Varieties | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
A recent story in the New York Times tells of an ultra-Orthodox couple who are hosting posh, “buzz filled” parties at their SoHo loft in Manhattan, where social mingling of affluent young Jewish professionals weaves seamlessly into a Talmudic study...
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Jewish Day Schools' Dirty Little Secret - Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Day Schools' Dirty Little Secret - Jewish Daily Forward | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
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Jewish Day Schools' Dirty Little Secret
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If you have a child with a disability who wants a Jewish education, it's hard to get them accepted and supported. ...
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Hits of the Week from Kveller: February 4 - 8

Hits of the Week from Kveller: February 4 - 8 | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
This week's most popular posts from Raising Kvell, in case you missed them.- Our Favorite Purim Costumes for 2013.
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Jewish school looks to attract non-Jews - Ynetnews

Jewish school looks to attract non-Jews - Ynetnews | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
Jewish school looks to attract non-Jews
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Once enrolled in Lichtigfeld, non-Jewish students are part of the family. There is no special treatment.
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For those against ethnocentrism, here is a good example of enriching and diversifying the student population on a day school. 

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20 Tech Trends for 2013

20 Tech Trends for 2013 | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it

(Click to view frog's 2013 Tech Trends poster) Yes, it’s already that transitional time when our current year ends and another begins, and today and tomorrow are quickly changing hands.


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As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity | Jewlearn-it Magazine | Scoop.it
New research suggests that American schoolchildren are becoming less creative.
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