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MOFET JTEC - How to Encourage Jewish Choices

MOFET JTEC - How to Encourage Jewish Choices | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Abrams, Cohen and Wertheimer write about a pilot study they conducted under the auspices of the AVI CHAI Foundation to learn about the factors that go
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Why do Jewish parents choose a Jewish summer camp? What about that choice might influence other "choosing Jewish" activities? Read about why parents and kids make the choices they do. #Jteens

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Here’s what a Hamas training camp for teens looks like

Here’s what a Hamas training camp for teens looks like | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The youth camps’ popularity suggests the military wing of Gaza’s Islamist movement will have plenty of eager recruits.
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Hamas' defintion of engagement: Turning young teens toward violence

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Cast a Wide Net: Geographic Diversity and College Admissions

Cast a Wide Net: Geographic Diversity and College Admissions | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A recent study by Niche reveals that the majority of college-bound students (58 percent) choose schools within 100 miles of their home....
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The Most Common Addictions For Teenagers

The Most Common Addictions For Teenagers | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Addiction is a large and growing mental health problem among teens. Learn the most common addictions for teenagers now!
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The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators

The 5 Best Plagiarism Detection Tools for Educators | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
In a perfect world students would understand that education is for their benefit and put their all into every assignment. Unfortunately, every educator working today knows how far off the reality is from that ideal.
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Top Tips for Teaching Teenagers

Top Tips for Teaching Teenagers | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Teenagers... The very word can fill a teacher with dread... Teens get a bad rap.  Ask anyone to come up with an adjective to describe a teenager and they are likely to come up something fairly nega...

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Though from the U.K, the site offers videos of teachers sharing tips with educators. Lists of sources are below each clip. 

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Awards Announced for Best Jewish Books for Teens - Jewish Daily Forward

Awards Announced for Best Jewish Books for  Teens - Jewish Daily Forward | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The Association of Jewish Libraries released the list of laureates of the Sydney Taylor Book Award that honors new books for children and teens about the Jewish experience
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A Principal's Reflections: How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

A Principal's Reflections: How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

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Love this clear infographic!

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Classroom materials - Centre for Holocaust Education

Classroom materials - Centre for Holocaust Education | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Classroom materials, resources and lesson plans from our CPD workshops, including a selection of open access resources.
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Phenomenal resources, well organized

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Here come Tel Aviv startups

Here come Tel Aviv startups | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The Economist, a leading source analysis on international business, recently created an infographic highlighting Israel’s startup ecosystem. The weekly magazine headlined it: “Move over, Silicon Valley.
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Article | Sight Line

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Jeiwsh Studies in the New Media Classroom

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"Digital Storytelling in Jewish Studies project enabled Citizen Film to collaborate with Judaic Studies professors at underserved academic institutions on digital storytelling that inspired a passion for Jewish Studies"

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‘It’s a beauty pageant. They’re all enemies!’

‘It’s a beauty pageant. They’re all enemies!’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The selfie that launched a thousand jokes. The Middle East is used to snagging headlines, but the recent selfie mishap between the Israeli and Lebanese Miss Universe contestants has the world skewering the absurdity of the incident.
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Speaker Boehner Invites Israel's Netanyahu to Address Congress - Wall Street Journal

Speaker Boehner Invites Israel's Netanyahu to Address Congress - Wall Street Journal | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress in February, provoking complaints from the White House, which said the offer violated diplomatic protocol.
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World’s Largest 3D Printing Fab Lab Opens in Haifa, Israel at MadaTech National Museum

World’s Largest 3D Printing Fab Lab Opens in Haifa, Israel at MadaTech National Museum | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Wouldn't you love the chance to go to an easily accessible public technology laboratory with 3D printers, scanners, laser cutters, PC workstations, and staff ea

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Surprisingly Simple Strategies: How a Presbyterian Church Reaches its' Teens

Surprisingly Simple Strategies: How a Presbyterian Church Reaches its' Teens | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
What might other faith communities teach us, as Jewish educators, about engaging large numbers of teens in religious activities? We clearly have what to learn, as more and more teens are opting out...
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Strategies for success are usually based on pretty simple practices. 

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Young Jews look to leave Turkey

Young Jews look to leave Turkey | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A column published by a Jewish student in Turkey has highlighted the response of the Jewish community to recent incidents targeting them.
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64 countries have religious symbols on their national flags

64 countries have religious symbols on their national flags | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Of the 64 countries in this category, about half have Christian symbols (48%) and about a third include Islamic religious symbols (33%).
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Family dinners reduce effects of cyberbullying in adolescents

Family dinners reduce effects of cyberbullying in adolescents | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Sharing regular family meals with children may help protect them from the effects of cyberbullying, according to a study by McGill professor Frank Elgar, I ...
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Back to basics: best case scenario: family time = self-affirmation 

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Read this before giving Junior the car keys

Read this before giving Junior the car keys | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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Every day in the United States, seven 16- to 19-year-olds succumb to injuries suffered in car crashes, the leading cause of teenage death in America.
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The results of an Israeli study of parenting and teen driving was published in the Journal of Adolescence

 

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Dutch Jews demand troops near synagogues

Dutch Jews demand troops near synagogues | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Community leaders ask mayors match measures taken in Belgium and France.
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Rising fear in Europe....

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Master the College Video Admissions Interview With These Tips - US News

Master the College Video Admissions Interview With These Tips - US News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Leave time for a test run and practice acting naturally on camera during video sessions.
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The Pyramid of Hate

The Pyramid of Hate Explaining the Holocaust: How could “normal” people become directly or indirectly involved in a genocide? and …
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The slides are effective, but don't begin to grapple with 'explaining the Holocaust'. The slides will need supplemental material. 

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Resources for Educators: Jewish Education in a Scary World | The Jewish Education Project

Resources for Educators: Jewish Education in a Scary World | The Jewish Education Project | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Resources for Educators: Jewish Education in a Scary World Resources for educators who want to engage their students in thoughtful, age-appropriate conversations around tolerance, baseless hatred, antisemitism, and standing up for what’s right even when it’s hard.
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The Top Ten Most Influential Jewish Painters

From Chagall to Lichtenstein, we look at the most visionary and talented artists of the past few centuries
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STEM vs. STEAM: Why The “A” Makes All The Difference

STEM vs. STEAM: Why The “A” Makes All The Difference | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects are the focal point of popular integrated learning systems. However, voices are calling out for the “A” in “arts” to turn STEM into STEAM.
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The Teenage Brain: Uniquely powerful, vulnerable, not fully developed - CBC.ca

The Teenage Brain: Uniquely powerful, vulnerable, not fully developed - CBC.ca | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
If the human mind is sometimes a puzzle. Then the teenage mind is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside
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