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A High School How-To

A High School How-To | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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Great advice from a day school grad about the best take-aways from the experience! 

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Girl’s Suicide Points to Rise in Apps Used by Cyberbullies

Girl’s Suicide Points to Rise in Apps Used by Cyberbullies | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Rebecca Ann Sedwick, 12, leaped to her death from a platform at an abandoned cement plant near her home in Florida, in a case that highlights the growing use of cellphone apps for cyberbullying.
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Want to reduce aggression in adolescents? Work on their beliefs | Prevention Action

Want to reduce aggression in adolescents? Work on their beliefs | Prevention Action | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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The Case for Jewish Mentorship

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Connecting Jewish teens to mentors

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Teens and Sleep

Teens and Sleep | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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Can Leadership Skills Be Inherited? | Psych Central News

Can Leadership Skills Be Inherited? | Psych Central News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Many believe the skill to be a successful leader is a talent acquired over time and reflects experience and opportunity. But new research suggests that.
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“After My Bar Mitzvah, My Dad Decided to Convert. Is he Still Considered Jewish?”

“After My Bar Mitzvah, My Dad Decided to Convert. Is he Still Considered Jewish?” | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
I wasn’t prepared for such a troubling question by this slight yet earnest 8th grader. He had been so patient; holding his hand up until the discussion left an opening. This evening, the teen...
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Comprehensive look at Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in children and adolescents, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of OCD in children.
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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...

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Youth And Social Media

Youth And Social Media | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

You tell your children that they can go on Facebook if you can monitor, but later you find out ....

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Who are you on the web? If you're applying to ... - Jewish Teens - Blog

Who are you on the web? If you're applying to ... - Jewish Teens - Blog | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
For Teens, Their Parents, and Jewish Educators: An article in Education Week noted what most of us already know: college admissions officers are not clueless when it comes to checking up on potential applicants.
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| GenerationOn

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via ‏@generationOn's free online learning modules about service-learning process #Jteens



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Disturbing New Statistics About Autism And Bullying

Disturbing New Statistics About Autism And Bullying | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
All bullying is troubling -- no matter where, when or to whom it occurs.
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Two academicians challenge anti-Israel professor from UC Santa Cruz

Two academicians challenge anti-Israel professor from UC Santa Cruz | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin stood before the board of trustees, the highest governing authority of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, and in her allotted two minutes stated her case against a professor who levels consistently...
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When Jewish parents and teens are selecting colleges, the criteria should not only be if there a Hillel on campus. Parents and students alike should find out what the total campus environment is like.  

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Overwhelmed Parents: A National Crisis

Overwhelmed Parents: A National Crisis | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Not enough time? Don't take it personally.
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Great Quote: "Our culture’s failure to prioritize the needs of the family over the values of “free enterprise” is a primary factor in the disintegration of the American family."

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Helping your kids navigate the stormy seas of social media - Washington Post

Helping your kids navigate the stormy seas of social media - Washington Post | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Helping your kids navigate the stormy seas of social media Washington Post Social media are so interwoven with kids' lives, though, that to bar them from using the sites at all is not realistic.
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Dutch teens use 'Jew' to mean 'cool'

Dutch teens use 'Jew' to mean 'cool' | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish Scene: Linguist professor hears high schools students in Leiden using word 'jood' in positive connotation, confirming what he read earlier on Internet forum
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What Social Sites Are Millennial Teens Favoring Today?

What Social Sites Are Millennial Teens Favoring Today? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Oh Where Oh Where… Have The Teenagers Gone…  While it’s very easy to get caught up in the day to day “this is hot right now” scenarios… a successful business person is always acting in the present but preparing for the future.  Majority...
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A Q & A : with a Jewish teen’s cell phone

A Q & A : with a Jewish teen’s cell phone | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
I recently followed a WordPress blog that offers a daily dollop of inspiration to bloggers. What a gift, right? Today’s challenge: “Write a Q & A style interview with an inanimate o...
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CDC - Teen Dating Violence - Intimate Partner Violence - Violence Preventtion - Injury

RT @DateSafeProject: Adolescents and adults are often unaware that teens experience #datingviolence. Do you agree? http://t.co/k9UQ2CEl
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6 Tips to Help Teens Tackle College Applications

Need to get serious about serious about college applications? Read on...


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Record Number Complete High School and College - New York Times

Good news: Record Number Complete High School and College. Bad news: the United States no longer leads the world in educational attainment...

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Samsung K-12 Superhero Competition

Via @volunTEENnation: Be a Superhero at your #school-WIN $500 plus SAMCAM 860 for your class! #Jteens
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Why Are Our Teens Going Off the Path? | Everyday Jewish Living | OU Life

"Fifty percent of the graduates of Modern Orthodox high schools are no longer Shabbat- or kashrut- observant within two years of their graduation. What are we missing? "

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Should teens take a child care education course? - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium

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"The school day is full enough as it is without inventing new lessons to teach students. The main role of teachers is to open their students eyes t..., Michelle Wilkinson (Should teens to take a child care education course?
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