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Wirewax | הוספת תיוג לסרטונים

Wirewax - מאפשר הוספת תיוג לדמויות בסרטון וכך להוסיף לכל דמות שכבת מידע משלה. התיוג יכול להכיל טקסט (שם וכד'), קישור, תמונה ועוד. ניתן להעלות סרטונים מהמחשב או לדלות מהרשת (YOUTUBE / VIMEO). את הסר...
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If You Build It, Will They Come? Cultivating Intrinsic Motivation in Our Learners

If You Build It, Will They Come? Cultivating Intrinsic Motivation in Our Learners | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Now the question is, how do we help them continue to fan that flame of interest after they’ve come through the door, once they are back in their “non-vacation” lives? I believe that the first step is listening, which is the essential foundation to identifying the need, to visioning the process, and to pivoting, as needed, to keep the thing aloft once underway. By being partners in the learning experience, weaving together the learner’s and the teacher’s goals, it’s possible to create a compelling and magnetic opportunity. Allowing the learner to steer the ship, guided by their own interests, increases the likelihood that your goals and their needs will align, drawing them in and keeping them there.
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Big data and robots are part of the Israeli military’s ‘new world’

Big data and robots are part of the Israeli military’s ‘new world’ | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
United by a common need to analyze huge quantities of streaming data, and to recognize the key information contained within all of it, the Israeli Air Force (IAF), Google, Facebook and other high-tech firms came together in Herzliya last week to share lessons and insights. 

The Future Tech conference was organized by the IAF’s Information and Communications Technology Department. It saw private sector leaders, such as the CEOs of the Israel-based operations of Google and Facebook, deliver talks to members of the military. 
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The Conversation We Should be Having

The Conversation We Should be Having | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

If we want to change the future of the diaspora Jewish community, if we want to ensure that the Israeli Americans maintain their sense of “Israeliness” culturally and emotionally, we have to start younger. We can’t cop out and exclude day school from the engagement conversation because the cost of Jewish day school is too big of a challenge to tackle.

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Copyright for Teachers - A Webinar With Beth Holland and Richard Byrne - YouTube

In Copyright for Teachers Beth Holland and I cover why teachers should care about copyright, common misconceptions about Fair Use, and how to find copyright-friendly media. During the webinar we also we shared some stories from our classrooms, fielded some questions and Copyright, and shed some light on common misconceptions about copyright and Creative Commons.
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MOFET JTEC - “From the Intuitive to the Intentional”: Designing a Constructivist Online Course

MOFET JTEC - “From the Intuitive to the Intentional”: Designing a Constructivist Online Course | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Online programs are becoming more ubiquitous in higher education; however, there has been a lack of research on the merit of this style of educating. Using the concept of constructivism as a framework, the idea that individuals construct their own understanding of world experiences, the authors generated a case study to explore the efficacy of teaching “havruta study,” text analysis in student pairs with instructor facilitation, in an online format. Findings suggest that, through careful consideration of communication styles and student needs, highly interactive in-house courses can be adapted to online settings.
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MiniTool Power Data Recovery Latest Version 7.5 is Just Released!! | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Tour Guide Monica Unikel Preserves Mexico City’s Jewish History

Tour Guide Monica Unikel Preserves Mexico City’s Jewish History | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Unikel has been organizing monthly walks through La Merced, Mexico City’s immigrant quarter of the early 20th century, for more than 20 years. From the 1920s through the end of WWII, a steady influx of Eastern European Jews—including Unikel’s family—came to Mexico, escaping anti-Semitism in countries like Poland, Ukraine, and Germany. Most considered Mexico a stopping point on their way to the United States, but many ended up staying when the U.S. capped immigration quotas. They settled in La Merced, working as cloth hagglers, tailors, and small-business men.

Unikel also runs the Justo Sierra Historic Synagogue, a cultural center based in Nidje Israel, the original name of one of the oldest synagogues in Mexico City; according to Time Out, it is one of the top destinations to visit in capital’s massive downtown.
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JPEG vs. PNG: Which image-saving format is the better one to use?

JPEG vs. PNG: Which image-saving format is the better one to use? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.

At first glance, a single image shown in both formats might seem identical, but if you look close enough, and dig into the data, there is quite a difference between the two images. Further, each format is designed to be used in specific ways to make the most of its strengths and weaknesses. To help you better understand the differences, we created this guide on JPEG vs. PNG to help you know when to use which format.
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Traditional Judaism: The Conceptualization of Jewishness in the Lives of American Jewish Post-Boomers

Traditional Judaism: The Conceptualization of Jewishness in the Lives of American Jewish Post-Boomers | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In the new study, they show that post-boomer Jews do not look at Judaism as a religion or as an ethnicity, rather as the pull of traditional practices, yet without any sense of being either voluntary or binding.

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Mindfulness Training for Teens Fails Important Test

Mindfulness Training for Teens Fails Important Test | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Despite the numerous outcome measures employed in the study, there was no evidence of any benefit for the mindfulness group at either the immediate post-test or the follow up. In fact, anxiety was higher at the follow up for males in the mindfulness group relative to males in the control group. The same was true for participants with low baseline depression and low baseline weight concerns; mindfulness training led to an increase in anxiety in these individuals over time.
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MOFET JTEC - Jim Joseph Foundation Invests More than $23.7 Million in Jewish Educator Professional Development and in Leadership Development in Jewish Education

MOFET JTEC - Jim Joseph Foundation Invests More than $23.7 Million in Jewish Educator Professional Development and in Leadership Development in Jewish Education | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The Jim Joseph Foundation today announced a $23.7 million cumulative investment in 21 organizations following a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to address two critical areas in Jewish education: Educator Professional Development and Leadership Development. The Foundation, which fosters compelling, effective Jewish learning experiences for young Jews in the United States, received 154 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) following the RFP’s release in April. The grant periods begin now and will continue into 2020 and 2021.
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MOFET JTEC - Dr. Beth Samuels High School Summer Program at Drisha Institute - Summer, 2018

MOFET JTEC - Dr. Beth Samuels High School Summer Program at Drisha Institute - Summer, 2018 | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
High school students from around the world spend five weeks (June 26 – July 26, 2018) together, building their knowledge and friendships at Drisha Institute. Known as the Dr. Beth Samuels High School Program, it provides young women with an opportunity to immerse in the study of classical Jewish texts, including Tanakh, Talmud, Halakha and Philosophy. Students live together and engage in both academic and social activities throughout the month.
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MOFET JTEC - The Journey of Novice Teachers: Perceptions of Interns from a Teacher Training Program for Academics

MOFET JTEC - The Journey of Novice Teachers: Perceptions of Interns from a Teacher Training Program for Academics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The literature (Harari, Adler, & Shechter, 2007) discusses at length the difficulties that teachers experience when they start teaching and the number of people leaving the profession due to those difficulties (Arviv-Elyashiv & Zimmerman, 2013). This article discusses the characteristics of the journey for novice teachers from the Teacher Training Programs for Academics as experienced by them during their first year of teaching. The study focused on several aspects of this journey: experiences of success and failure, factors that promote and inhibit success during their internship, the extent to which novice teachers identify with the comparison immigrants in a new culture (Zabar Ben-Yehoshua, 2001), and changes the teachers experienced throughout the year.

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Announcing the Tisch Center for Jewish Dialogue

Announcing the Tisch Center for Jewish Dialogue | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In that spirit of collaboration, we’re thrilled to announce the creation of The Andrew H. and Ann R. Tisch Center for Jewish Dialogue at the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot, to be based at the museum’s home in Tel Aviv.

At its core, the Center will serve to keep disparate sections of the Jewish world actively and outwardly valuing, validating and acting upon a consistently wide lens of Jewish life. In addition to hosting its own annual program of Jewish dialog events, the Center will serve primarily as a venue for its partners – any Jewish group, of any denomination or inclination, seeking to raise an issue affecting the Jewish people.

We see great hope in dedicating a physical space – the first of its kind – that’s been created specifically to bring together the thinkers and the thinking needed to shape a Jewish future built on real unity. It’s an ambitious vision, as it should be, guided, of course, by a love for the Jewish people, and a little faith.
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MOFET International Jewish Ed November Newsletter Released

MOFET International Jewish Ed November Newsletter Released | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
We are happy to send you the latest issue of The MOFET JTEC Portal resource listing.

The current bulletin contains information items on coaching and mentoring new teachers, building online courses, teaching Hebrew and Israel, adult Jewish education, conference and study opportunities and much more. 
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What We Learned from the UNESCO Advocacy Seminar

What We Learned from the UNESCO Advocacy Seminar | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
One week later, we arrived in Paris, where UNESCO is headquartered, with 18 Jewish student leaders – half of whom were Americans studying abroad in Europe, and half of whom hailed from across Europe and beyond. They came for three days to learn together about Jewish advocacy and identity, and to immediately put that training into practice.
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MOFET JTEC - Understanding Students’ Orientations to the Study of Rabbinics

MOFET JTEC - Understanding Students’ Orientations to the Study of Rabbinics | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

In the spring of 2017, as part of the Mandel Center’s Students’ Understanding of Rabbinics project, we interviewed twenty students recruited from two Jewish community day high schools about their study of rabbinics. The students we interviewed offered three major types of approaches to understanding rabbinic texts:


Translation and decoding of syntax

Following the logic of the argument

Making meaning

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Why is the West financing Palestinian terrorism?

Why is the West financing Palestinian terrorism? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Imagine terrorists who have killed hundreds of people in Europe and the U.S. receiving generous rewards for their crimes.

And imagine further this blood money being indirectly funded by Western taxpayers.

As outrageous as it sounds, this is exactly what the Palestinian Authority (PA)—financially dependent on U.S. and European generosity—is doing.


Each year it pays about $140 million to terrorists who are or have been in Israeli prisons, and $175 million to families of terrorists killed in action, such as suicide bombers.

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Leaning Toward Inclusive, Racially Aware Jewish Day Schools

Leaning Toward Inclusive, Racially Aware Jewish Day Schools | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
As a day school leader at the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, I am compelled to respond to these events by creating learning communities and experiences that will prepare my students to be successful in a racially and ethnically diverse world. I hope to empower them to be positive agents for change that will help lead us toward a more just society. To do that, my colleagues and I need to help our students see beyond public displays of hate by avowed white supremacists to more easily ignored systems that perpetuate racism. We need to start with our own predominantly White, Ashkenazi school community, where a “colorblind” approach to education risks perpetuating false assumptions about American and Jewish culture and history – such as the implicit and explicit message that being White is the norm against which individual and ethnic value is measured.
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5 Essential Media Literacy Questions for Kids

5 Essential Media Literacy Questions for Kids | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
All media comes with an author and an agenda. Whether in the classroom or at home, help kids think critically about any media they view with critical questions that dig below the surface. Use these five essential questions as a springboard, and help kids dig deeper with even more critical questions of their own. And to really empower kids, have them create their own media with these same questions in mind. For additional lesson plans, videos, student handouts, and more on this topic, see our News & Media Literacy Toolkit.
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Seventy years of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Seventy years of the Dead Sea Scrolls | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
We have arrived at a point when we truly have a right to celebrate 70 years of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Scroll scholars will gather at New York University to celebrate this milestone on November 16-17, 2017, and in Jerusalem from April 29 to May 3, 2018. It has been my distinct privilege to participate in the organization of both of these programs. They will no doubt show that we are on the cusp of 70 more years of significant research into the scrolls.
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Here’s how these Jewish day schools are navigating the perilous political divide

Here’s how these Jewish day schools are navigating the perilous political divide | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In these politically turbulent and divisive times, many Jewish day schools are emphasizing inclusion as a way to avoid partisanship without ignoring politics. Others are seizing on the opportunity to teach the value of honest debate, respectful disagreement and engaging with those who are different.
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MOFET JTEC - Israel Police to Launch Cybercrime Unit Protecting Children

MOFET JTEC - Israel Police to Launch Cybercrime Unit Protecting Children | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Israel Police Insp.- Gen. Roni Alsheikh announced Sunday the creation of a cybercrime unit dedicated to monitoring and preventing predatory online activities against children and teens in Israel. The unit, to be called Maor, will be operational in the coming weeks, and accessible online or by dialing 105, said Alsheikh. It was initiated in coordination with the ministries of justice, education, and labor and social services.
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MOFET JTEC - Adult Learning is the Number One Priority for the Jewish Future

MOFET JTEC - Adult Learning is the Number One Priority for the Jewish Future | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
At this precarious moment for ensuring a vibrant Jewish future, there are many priorities for sustaining Jewish life. But among the many fine efforts to ensure a sense of continuity of the Jewish experience – Hebrew schools, summer camps, and engagement of young professionals – there is a route of engagement that has perhaps received the least amount of attention, the least amount funding, and the least prioritization in the greater consciousness of Jewish pedagogy. I am referring to Jewish adult education.
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