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Free speech in higher education - Jerusalem Post

Free speech in higher education - Jerusalem Post | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Free speech in higher education Jerusalem Post Nothing is more clichéd in higher education than the selective invocation of freedom of speech. When students or professors challenge campus orthodoxies, administrators find a way to silence them.
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Pew Research Study Examines Teens’ Online Habits—Nonprofits Should Pay Attention

Pew Research Study Examines Teens’ Online Habits—Nonprofits Should Pay Attention | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Nonprofits looking to engage with youth should make sure they are incorporating mobile devices and the most popular social networks into their communication strategies.
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It is important that organizations reach out to those they wish to engage in the target's preferred medium, even if the organization needs to retool in order to effect that change 

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My Advice to Parents Before Your Teenager Leaves for College

My Advice to Parents Before Your Teenager Leaves for College | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
For those teens who have hopefully garnered enough college acceptance letters to make some choices, parents will need to make some choices too. In a short time, your son or daughter will be packing...
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Are you and your teenager on the same page for college goals? 

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Top Free Social Media Tools

Top Free Social Media Tools | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Top Free Social Media Tools
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Check out this list, there are some new ones, some golden oldies.

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Two Jewish High Schools in France Earn Top Spots on Education-Ranking Lists

Two Jewish High Schools in France Earn Top Spots on Education-Ranking Lists | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Logo of the Le Parisien. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
JNS.org – Two Jewish high schools made national news in France by topping two of the French media’s annual education-ranking lists. More than 4,000 French schools are ranked in the lists.
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Marketing With Psychographics: 4 Leading Insights

Marketing With Psychographics: 4 Leading Insights | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
If modern marketing centers around the value of your marketing list, then marketing with psychographics to build said list is essential. Here's how ...
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The author makes a case for looking beyond simple demographics to segment your #marketing

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From Rememberance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

From Rememberance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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From Remembrance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

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Four Digital Marketing Mistakes You Should Never Make

Four Digital Marketing Mistakes You Should Never Make | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
As a CMO or marketing leader, what marketing mistakes should you never make? Wire Stone's Executive Director of Strategy, Neil Michel shares his insights...
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7 Creative Ways Colleges Are Using Social Media

7 Creative Ways Colleges Are Using Social Media | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
All across the United States, colleges and universities are utilizing social media to increase enrollment, connect with students and alumni, and drive goodwill towards their institutions. They’re r…
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Dodging bombs, Ukrainian Jewish war refugee flees hometown

Dodging bombs, Ukrainian Jewish war refugee flees hometown | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
With thousands of other Jews, Masha Shumatskaya, 23, leaves war-torn Donetsk behind; welfare groups struggle to help the displaced and impoverished
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A Helpful Guide of Public Speaking Tips [Infographic]

A Helpful Guide of Public Speaking Tips [Infographic] | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Learn how to become a public speaking expert, including how to prepare a speech, deliver it, and make a lasting impact on your audience.
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Great use of mnemonic tools that make the memorization of these tips really easy

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35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentat
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Put in this framework, best practices are seen in a whole new light

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Mentally Stepping Back From Problems Helps Youth Deal With Negative Emotions, Penn Study Says

Mentally Stepping Back From Problems Helps Youth Deal With Negative Emotions, Penn Study Says | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emo
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Excerpt: "...youth who mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can deal with negative emotions more effectively and become less upset by them."

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A Teen’s Perspective on Philanthropy

Check out this reflective piece Scott Rubenstein, a high school senior, wrote on international Jewish philanthropy! http://t.co/r1dcvsdVhf
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easel.ly : Create and share visual ideas online

easel.ly : Create and share visual ideas online | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

Easel.ly is a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters)... no design experience needed! We provide the canvas, you provide the creativity.

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This is an incredibly easy tool, adaptable for so many uses! 

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Obama Meets With Top American Jewish Leaders to Gain Support for Iran Deal

Obama Meets With Top American Jewish Leaders to Gain Support for Iran Deal | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The White House. Photo: Zach Rudisin via Wikimedia Commons.
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Cornell social network helps prospective students decide

Cornell social network helps prospective students decide | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

RhiaThe private network for Cornell students, alumni, and accepted applicants is meant to give decision-makers a better sense of campus.


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This is a great strategy to promote engagement among Cornell's constituents! 

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Don Dea's curator insight, April 14, 2:13 AM
  • Cornell University’s private social network, CUontheHill, brings a new dimension to college admissions.
  • CUontheHill is open to students, alumni, and accepted applicants, and it was launched to help high schoolers decide whether to attend Cornell, Campus Technology reports.
  • The network supports tweets, chats, media uploads, and messaging, all of which people seem to be using — the site has had more than 250,000 page views in just a few months, according to the article.
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30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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How to Foster Critical Thinking Skills—Fast!

How to Foster Critical Thinking Skills—Fast! | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
As busy teachers, we are looking to make our jobs more effective within a short time span. What’s our goal?

Via Yashy Tohsaku, reuvenwerber
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Helpful prompts to begin the thought process are included in this brief but succinct article.

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John G Mandziuk's curator insight, April 12, 11:29 PM

Teaching through doing and requires developing critical thinking skills in your students.  

Charles Fischer's curator insight, April 15, 7:44 AM

A nice article with some important principles for Socratic seminar. One of them, "Avoid doing all the work for them," is a key component to any seminar experience. This often takes the form of "gradual release of responsibility," since students need to be taught skills first before they get a chance to practice.

Anthippi Harou's curator insight, April 16, 3:37 PM
An interesting article on how to develop our students' critical thinking skills.
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Tell Them You're Coming! Admissions Waits 4U | Zinjenzo.com

Tell Them You're Coming! Admissions Waits 4U | Zinjenzo.com | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Admissions offices are now waiting for you to say whether or not you're coming. There are forms to fill out and deadlines not to be missed. Here's a list...
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Ads with Hitler, Palestinian leader to appear on Philly buses

Ads with Hitler, Palestinian leader to appear on Philly buses | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Advocacy group charges that ‘Jew hatred’ is ‘in the Quran,’ while local leaders say ads promote intolerance
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Global Jewish Teen Network Battles Assimilation on the Front Lines

Global Jewish Teen Network Battles Assimilation on the Front Lines | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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Chabad's efforts in response to the question "what should be done to combat the troubling trajectory {from the news of the Pew Center's "A Portrait of Jewish Americans" } was to gather 1,500 teens in NYC.

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How to Start a Pinterest Board That Succeeds |

How to Start a Pinterest Board That Succeeds | | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Is Pinterest right for you? This article shows you how to develop Pinterest boards for your organization
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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools

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Eliana's curator insight, April 4, 7:26 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, April 4, 4:23 PM

A collection of tools to fit almost all types of presentation needs. 

liblist4u's curator insight, April 6, 3:47 PM

Moving beyond PowerPoint