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4 Tips to Make Your Resume Match Any Job Opening

4 Tips to Make Your Resume Match Any Job Opening | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

When a hiring manager reviews your resume you want them to say, “Wow! That person sounds like the perfect fit for the job!” 

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Can This 17-Year-Old Save America's Education System? - Forbes

Can This 17-Year-Old Save America's Education System? - Forbes | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
On a mission to rebuild America's outdated education system, high school senior Nikhil Goyal published his first book on Wednesday, assessing school from his point of view. (RT @ForbesTech: Can This 17-Year-Old Save America's Education System?
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Penzu

Penzu | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Teens: your own space to write. Free personal journal and online diary....


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Wanna start writing about your life ? Try Penzu! Read the review here...

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Fighting the Social Media Urge & The neuroscience behind the hype

Fighting the Social Media Urge & The neuroscience behind the hype | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A lot is being written about the effects of social media on the brain, how it may be changing the neural circuitry, shortening attention spans and reducing deep thinking and creativity.
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City passes ordinance requiring school play spaces

City passes ordinance requiring school play spaces | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
All new public, private and parochial elementary schools opening in the City of Milwaukee must provide outdoor play spaces for children or transport them to an appropriate off-site premise to play, according to a new ordinance the Common Council...
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Bite Your Tongue! My Guess is #Jteens will hate this....

Bite Your Tongue! My Guess is #Jteens will hate this.... | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
At restaurants across North America, tongue is staging a comeback, particularly on the menus of Jewish restaurants which are trying to give traditional Ashkenazi fare a fresh take.

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Could this happen in U.S.? Push to let drunk teens sue parents in Australia

Could this happen in U.S.? Push to let drunk teens sue parents in Australia | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

INTOXICATED teens will be allowed to sue the hosts of private parties for injuries resulting from their drunken antics, under a law reform proposed in Australia (MT).


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FInd Out The Difference Between AP and IB Programs | Our Kids Blog

FInd Out The Difference Between AP and IB Programs | Our Kids Blog | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A brief overview of two enrichment programs, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB), their differences, and what they offer students. (RT @Edubeat: Advanced Placement vs.
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SAT's unsavory past + 25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Higher Education | Edudemic

SAT's unsavory past + 25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Higher Education | Edudemic | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

RT @Edudemic:SAT"s unsavory past + 25 other Things You Probably Didn't Know About Higher Education http://t.co/52r3xbHH... #Jteens

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Kids Who Give

Kids Who Give | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Kids Who Give: youth ages 7 - 17 who spent their summer helping others 

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State Universities: What are the Pros and Cons?

State Universities: What are the Pros and Cons? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
There are plenty of advantages to attending a state school. Many have excellent academic reputations on a national level�almost as good as the Ivy Leagues.
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High School Grads in China, India Are Better Prepared for College - High School Notes (usnews.com)

High School Grads in China, India Are Better Prepared for College - High School Notes (usnews.com) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Chinese investment in high school education tripled from 2001 to 2006.
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Torah Games and the Future of Learning

Torah Games and the Future of Learning | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
FALL EDUCATION: Rabbi Owen Gottlieb believes that the future of Jewish education is in fun. He spoke about what video games and rabbinic literature have in common.
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» Obesity in Teens Linked to Impaired Brain Function - Psych Central News

» Obesity in Teens  Linked to Impaired Brain Function   - Psych Central News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A new study links obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS) with cognitive and brain impairments in adolescents.
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Are we reaching middle school students?

Are we reaching middle school students? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A new Gallup poll studied factors related to student engagement, optimism, and well-being revealed that students scored relatively high on all these factors. Except when you examine the findings fo...
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Jewish Parents: Choose your teen’s activities wisely

Jewish Parents: Choose your teen’s activities wisely | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Soccer teams. Dance classes. School activities. SAT prep classes. After-school jobs. Volunteer work. AP classes. The list can go on and on. The school year starts with an overwhelming rush of activ...
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Twitter Goes to College - US News and World Report

Twitter Goes to College - US News and World Report | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Students and profs use "tweets" to communicate in and outside of class.
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100 Ways To Use Facebook In Your Classroom | Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Facebook In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Get creative with the medium of FB in your class. So many ways to captialize on an existing platform used by so many #Jteens!


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Days of Awesome 2012: Free Jewlicious High Holiday Experience

Days of Awesome 2012: Free Jewlicious High Holiday Experience | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
You don’t have to pay-to-pray, dress-to-kill, doze off, question your tribal affiliation, be fluent in Hebrew, hear lengthy moralizing or politically divisive sermons, and eat stale honey cake this New Year.

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Time with parents is important for teens' well-being

Time with parents is important for teens' well-being | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Teenagers are famous for seeking independence from their parents, but research shows that many teens continue to spend time with their parents and that this shared time is important for teens' well-being, according to Penn State researchers.

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Time parents spend with teens increases during adolescents according to this study...

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A TED intern picks her fav list of TED talks for back to school

A TED intern picks her fav list of TED talks for back to school | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

TED's top talks selected by an intern, you might want to check them out & get inspired

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Google Cloud Print - great tool with great features

Google Cloud Print - great tool with great features | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Google Cloud Print: connects your printers to the web, allowing you to print from any device (smartphone, tablet, Chrome device, PC, or other web-connected devices) without any cables!


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This could be so handy for so many applications & devices!

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Home - VolunteenNation

Home - VolunteenNation | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Search Volunteer Opportunities for Teens Across the Nation. Volunteen Nation provides volunteer listings and resources for youth interested in service. #Jteens

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10 Must-Have Apps for Successful High School Students

10 Must-Have Apps for Successful High School Students | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Help via apps for busy high school students #Jteens #jedtech

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U.S. Falls In World Education Rankings, Rated 'Average'

U.S. Falls In World Education Rankings, Rated 'Average' | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Ed. Clarification: HuffPost Education originally reported that the United States was ranked 14th by the OECD.
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