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The Best Free iPad/Phone Kids' Apps According to Apple | Groovin' On Apps

The Best Free iPad/Phone Kids' Apps According to Apple | Groovin' On Apps | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

You can get nearly one-fifth of Apple's top recommended kids' apps for free. They include the best free games, educational, fun learning and creativity apps for kids. Find them all here.


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Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped

Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

 See an incident-mapping to better understand the situation between Hamas and Israel since the assassination of Hamas leader Ahmed al-Jabari


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Arab and Jewish teens are ‘Friends Forever’ | ISRAEL21c

Arab and Jewish teens are ‘Friends Forever’ | ISRAEL21c | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A Rotary Club program puts groups of Muslim and Jewish Israeli high school students together for 16 days of bonding in New England.
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Does the Jewish Community Connect Teens to a Jewish Network?

Does the Jewish Community Connect Teens to a Jewish Network? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
I doubt that anyone would say that mentoring teens during the coming-of-age years is not a good thing. It’s also doubtful that based on the data we have today, anyone would disagree that we n...
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94 Percent Of Teachers Say Students Equate "Research" With Using Google

94 Percent Of Teachers Say Students Equate "Research" With Using Google | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Google used more than other search engines — more so than Wikipedia and other online encyclopedias.


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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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Running the numbers on your college education ROI - Reuters

What is the return on your college education? Read more...
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How 150 Czech Jewish teens escaped the Holocaust and found each other ... - The Times of Israel

How 150 Czech Jewish teens escaped the Holocaust and found each other ... - The Times of Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
In the fall of 1939, a group of 150 Czech Jewish teenagers said goodbye to their families and friends, and boarded a train to Denmark.
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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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Activating Jewish Teens: A communal win-win « JCUA News

Activating Jewish Teens: A communal win-win « JCUA News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Read about Jewish teens' commitment to both getting out the vote and immigration reform. 

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When Judaism became cool

When Judaism became cool | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Last week, two Catholic friends were married at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. After a traditional ceremony, they......
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Contest by Verizon: Innovative App Challenge for High School students

Contest by Verizon: Innovative App Challenge for High School students | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

The app challenge uses project-based learning, design (RT @volunTEENnation:  http://t.co/akBLOVZz...

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Resource: The Office of Adolescent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Resource: The Office of Adolescent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

This site offers links to health information, resources for parents and educators on a variety of topics. The OAH coordinates adolescent health programs and initiatives across the U.S.

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'Soft Skills' Pushed as Part of College Readiness

'Soft Skills' Pushed as Part of College Readiness | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Resiliency, grit, and self-efficacy are among the so-called "soft skills" increasingly being viewed as vital for college success.
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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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Ezvid:Free Screen Recorder and Video Editor

Ezvid:Free Screen Recorder and Video Editor | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

This free video maker, screen recorder and slideshow maker for Windows, featuring video editing, screencasting and screen capture. You can instantly record your screen, desktop, browser, make gaming videos, and record virtually anything on your computer. No registration, no subscription, and no signup is required.


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good option for a screen recorder, plus video maker, editor

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Electronic Health Record Systems: Should Better Protect Privacy of Adolescents - iHealthBeat

Electronic Health Record Systems: Should Better Protect Privacy of Adolescents - iHealthBeat | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a new policy statement calling for modifications to electronic health record systems to better protect the privacy of...

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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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Super Storm #Sandy: Getting Beyond OMG!

Super Storm #Sandy: Getting Beyond OMG! | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
In our terribly connected world, we’re never really far from seeing devastation up close.  Like unwilling voyeurs, we watch some fantastic yet unreal world that is occurring in real-time righ...
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Interfaith Work and the Middle East - Huffington Post (blog)

Interfaith Work and the Middle East - Huffington Post (blog) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Interfaith Work and the Middle EastHuffington Post (blog)To my right is a Palestinian asking me questions about Judaism, and to my left is an Israeli trying to figure out what Judaism means for her.m
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Who Are We Educating Today?

Who Are We Educating Today? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

New Challenges We Face as Jewish Educators: Are We Addressing Them?  


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Funding down? This is a way for donors/others to thank helpful nonprofits - TheReporter.com

Funding down? This is a way for donors/others to thank helpful nonprofits - TheReporter.com | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

A way to thank helpful nonprofits via GreatNonProfits website.

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