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Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say

Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
There is a widespread belief among teachers that digital technology is hampering students’ attention spans and ability to persevere, according to two surveys.

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10 Things Every College Professor Hates

10 Things Every College Professor Hates | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Your professors are not your friends.

 

I reached out to my network and collected some things that really get on instructors’ nerves. Here are the results: some of the “don’ts” for how to interact with your professor or teaching assistant. For what it’s worth, No. 2 was by far the most common complaint.



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Here are some great tips for students. This might make a good way to begin a discussion on the first day of class. 

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5 Parenting Strategies to Help Delay/Reduce Your Adolescent’s Alcohol Use | Parenting Abstracts

5 Parenting Strategies to Help Delay/Reduce Your Adolescent’s Alcohol Use | Parenting Abstracts | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A panel of 38 experts in the area of drug and alcohol treatment were polled to determine the best strategy to postpone adolescent drinking.
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Parenting in the social media age: Don't overthink it - The Daily Breeze

Parenting in the social media age: Don't overthink it - The Daily Breeze | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Parenting in the social media age: Don't overthink it The Daily Breeze Are your kids looking for love in all the wrong places? Researcher Yalda T.
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Spanish imam: Allah, destroy every single Jew

Spanish imam: Allah, destroy every single Jew | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
In Friday sermon, cleric says all Jews, Zionists are by nature treacherous and war-mongering and must be wiped out
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Zeek app returns your store credit

Zeek app returns your store credit | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Israeli startup Zeek is changing how we deal with unused coupons and gift vouchers and is helping customers rescue their money.
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Flyod Mayweather is Selling Jewish Hats on His Website

Flyod Mayweather is Selling Jewish Hats on His Website | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The boxing superstar has taken time from his ongoing feud with 50 cent to offer 'Star Power' hats
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How Much Time Do Students Worldwide Spend In Classrooms?

How Much Time Do Students Worldwide Spend In Classrooms? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
When we compare education systems around the world (which we do, quite often) to see what’s working and what isn’t, one of the metrics we often see is ‘school life expectancy’, otherwise known as how many years students go to school.
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Sammy Davis Jr., In His Own Words, On Choosing Judaism - Heeb Magazine

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Heeb Magazine Sammy Davis Jr., In His Own Words, On Choosing Judaism Heeb Magazine
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US television looks to Israel for ideas - New York Post

US television looks to Israel for ideas - New York Post | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
US television looks to Israel for ideas New York Post From left: Clare Danes ("Homeland"), Gabriel Byrne ("In Treatment") and Toni Collette ("Hostages") were all inspired by shows from Israel.
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A 12-Year-Old Weighs in on Jewish Camp in the Colorado Rockies

A 12-Year-Old Weighs in on Jewish Camp in the Colorado Rockies | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Kaspar M. Wilder, 12, is a published poet, National Latin Exam Gold Medalist, a mythology buff, and all-around science fiction geek.
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NJ Reps Urge US, Israel to Find Missing Student

New Jersey politicians called for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments in the search for Aharon Sofer, a 23-year-old student from Lakewood, New Jersey who has been missing in...
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Taipei Restaurant Sells "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti"

Taipei Restaurant Sells "Long Live Nazi Spaghetti" | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Both Israeli and German representatives have since condemned the Italian restaurant in Taiwan's capital
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Israeli-Arab Appointed as Apple's VP of Hardware Technologies

Israeli-Arab Appointed as Apple's VP of Hardware Technologies | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Johnny Srouji is a Haifa native who studied at the Technion Institute
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Yale chaplain blames anti-Semitism on Israel

Yale chaplain blames anti-Semitism on Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Yale’s Episcopal chaplain got into a heated exchange with scholar Deborah Lipstadt over anti-Semitism and Israel. (Wikimedia Commons) Discontent is brewing in New Haven after Rev. Bruce M.
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Pew poll: More U.S. sympathy for Israel than Palestinians

Pew poll: More U.S. sympathy for Israel than Palestinians | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
(JTA) — More Americans express sympathy for Israel than for the Palestinians, according to a new survey.
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Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: State of the Art Review

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: State of the Art Review | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
#EatingDisorders in #Children and #Adolescents http://t.co/IQfP70lXMu
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Pediatricians need to know that these diseases are under diagnosed in #teens
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Resource for Conversion to Judaism

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BecomingJewish.net offers support and information for anyone seeking conversion or recently become Jewish.
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Don’t Just Pay for Chores. Pay for Performance.

Don’t Just Pay for Chores. Pay for Performance. | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A motivational scale for the chores problem: nothing if it's all reminding and whining; more if you do an adequate job; and a substantial bonus for performance.
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Nearly Half Of Parents Think They Can Put Off College Savings Until Just Before High School

Nearly Half Of Parents Think They Can Put Off College Savings Until Just Before High School | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A single year at a private college can set a student's family back over $60,000.
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'Relationships Are the New Currency' - U.S. News & World Report

'Relationships Are the New Currency' - U.S. News & World Report | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
'Relationships Are the New Currency' U.S. News & World Report Author Ted Rubin is an industry leader in social marketing strategy and brand evangelism.
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Hamas and Israel agree to truce that opens more Gaza border crossings

Israel and Hamas accepted a cease-fire deal that opens more border crossings, allowing humanitarian aid and construction materials into Gaza. If the cease-fire holds, new talks on other issues...
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5 Tips To Make Parenting Your Teen a Joy (for Real) - Huffington Post (blog)

5 Tips To Make Parenting Your Teen a Joy (for Real) - Huffington Post (blog) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
5 Tips To Make Parenting Your Teen a Joy (for Real)
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Many parents expect the teenage years to be a trial they will have to endure.
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Boom-Bang Homework Assignments

Students are more likely to do homework if the assignments are engaging, relevant, and reasonable -- and if the teacher makes them accountable for it.
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This recommendation will strike many as a 'no-kidding' moment. For others, it is time to bury 'busy work' and turn on students' minds with activities that are intellectually stimulating.

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Students Develop Nail Polish That Can Detect Date Rape Drugs | IFLScience

Students Develop Nail Polish That Can Detect Date Rape Drugs | IFLScience | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Four undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are attempting to produce a nail polish that will reveal the presence of “date rape drugs” such as Rohypnol and GHB by changing color in their presence.
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Mayim Bialik Wants You To “Express Your Selfie”

Mayim Bialik Wants You To “Express Your Selfie” | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The ‘Big Bang Theory’ actress and Texas Instruments are encouraging teachers and students to submit photos of themselves with their favorite TI technology.
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