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<p>YouTube's new teacher channel is a guide for K-12 educators for using video in the classroom. Teachers can follow tips that show everything from organizing videos to sparking lively discussions to help struggling students through videos. Teachers can also sign up to become part of the YouTube Teachers Community, a mailing list that allows them to share ideas and best practices.</p>

Category:Technology
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  • Databases and Resource Centers
  • Interactive Resources - Forums and Discussion Boards
  • Video

<em>Yugntruf</em> (“call to youth” in Yiddish) cultivates the active use of the Yiddish language among today’s youth locally and globally by creating opportunities for Yiddish learning and immersion, and by providing resources and support for Yiddish speakers and families within an expansive social network.

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  • Organizations
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Worrying about change is as old a pastime as change itself – and the Jewish educational landscape seems to be awash in both. Jewish educators have always pondered and bemoaned the vicissitudes of Jewish identity formation, but now with the pervasiveness and speed of connectivity technologies, the anxiety is almost palpable. Five years in, one cannot help but ask: Is Web 2.0 good for the Jews? Can one construct a meaningful Jewish identity when a substantial part of one’s identity plays out through social networking sites (SNS) and computer-mediated communication (CMC)? This paper examines some of the challenges confronting aspects of Jewish identity and traditional notions of commitment to the Jewish community.<br /><br />

Category:Technology
Publication Date2009
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  • Articles
  • Journals
  • Research Reports and Studies

The INSTITUTE FOR UNIVERSITY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP draws on the intellectual capital and research expertise of Yeshiva University and connects it strategically and proactively to teachers and leaders in the field of Jewish education.  The Institute offers extensive continuing education for teachers, administrators, lay leaders and other school-based professionals, recruits and places educators, conducts research and development projects in schools, and publishes practical, research-based materials. This website also offers a library of professional development webinars for Jewish education professionals at a variety of levels and positions.<br />

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  • Databases and Resource Centers - Resource Centers
  • Interactive Resources - Webinars

Whether an elementary school teacher, head of school, executive director, lay leader, special education or any of a variety of school professionals, the Institute for University-School Partnership has a variety of programs geared for the continuing growth and professional development needs of educational professionals. <p>Following a very high response to our survey last May, we have designed a series of programs to address a significant number of issues and areas that you requested. We are also expanding our scope this year by presenting many sessions in front of live groups of educators and leaders, via video conference, and through live web links. All who participate – whether in person, via video conference, or from your laptop – will have a rich opportunity for conversation and exchange with peers and colleagues on a broad scale.</p> <a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_d ...

Publication Date2009
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  • Programs and Initiatives - Non-Degree Programs

4700 Keele Street, , , M3J 1P3

<p>York University is Canada's third largest university. Internationally respected for its innovative research, teaching, and interdisciplinary programs, York is home to more than 40,000 students of diverse backgrounds. It houses Canada's largest program in Jewish Studies. York's Jewish Teacher Education Program is unique in North America in preparing participants qualified to teach both Jewish and General Studies, with teaching certifications for each. The Jewish Teacher Education Program lasts for four years, includes supervised practicum placements in Toronto area day schools, and combines a B.A. with a B.Ed. Students are strongly encouraged to spend a year studying in Israel, with opportunities for generous funding.</p>

URLwww.yorku.ca/cjs(0 visits)
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  • Programs and Initiatives - Degree Programs

2495 Amsterdam Ave., , , 10033

<p>Students who receive a Certificate in Jewish Communal Service, taken in conjunction with the Masters of Social Work (MSW Degree), are prepared for practice and management positions in Jewish communal organizations. Students take specialized elective courses as part of their master's studies. Certificate students also participate in educational seminars, site visits and conferences, and spend their second year MSW field placement in a Jewish communal agency. The Program's faculty draws from rich experience as directors and executives of major Jewish communal organizations. <br /> <br /> Small classes foster an intimate interactive learning environment in which students contribute personal perspectives. Second year concentrations are available in Casework/Clinical, Group Work and Community Organization. Joint programs are offered with Cardoza Law School (MSW-JD) and the Smicha Program w ...

URLwww.yu.edu/Wurzweiler(0 visits)
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  • Programs and Initiatives - Degree Programs

500 W. 185th Street, Suite BH - 311, , , 10033

<p><strong>Azrieli Master's Program</strong></p> <p>We offer a Master of Science degree program in Jewish education, which can be pursued through:</p> <ul> <li>A traditional part-time program</li> <li>An accelerated one-year program</li> <li>A summer program</li> <li>A Legacy Heritage Teacher Teaching Fellowship</li> <li>Childhood Education 1-6 (NY State Professional Certification)</li> <li>Adolescent Education 7-12 (NY State Initial/Professional Certification</li> </ul> <p>Additionally, the joint Bachelor of Arts-Master of Science Program allows eligible YU students at Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women to take graduate-level courses at Azrieli.</p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Fayna Gottesfeld Heller Division of Doctoral Studies</strong></p> <p>Our <a href="http://www.yu.edu/azrieli/doctor-education/" target="_blank">Doctor of Education</a> degree pro ...

URLwww.yu.edu/azrieli/(0 visits)
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  • Programs and Initiatives - Degree Programs

Comprehensive services for teachers, principals, and administrators of more than 200 schools with approximately 80,000 students including standardized examinations, inservice conferences, job placement services, and more.<br /> <br /> The department coordinates the following professional associations:<br /> <ul> <li>Association of Yeshiva/Day School Administrators</li> <li>General Studies Principals' Council</li> <li>Yeshiva Elementary &amp; High School Principals' Councils</li> <li>Yeshiva High School Athletic Leagues</li> </ul>

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  • Organizations - Central Agencies
  • Organizations - Professional Organizations

This book is a comprehensive analysis of educational tours to Israel for Jewish youth, based on over ten years of the author's empirical research. The tours are explored from multiple aspects including: history, education, population and comparison of sub-populations, ethnic and religious identity, adolescence, marketing, staff, organization and logistics.

Publication Date2008
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  • Books

<p>Holocaust memorial of the Jewish people; includes online exhibits and myriad resources for teaching, and access to archives and exhibits.</p>

URLwww.yadvashem.org(0 visits)
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  • Organizations - Museums
  • Databases and Resource Centers - Curriculum Banks - Holocaust Curriculum

<p>For nearly 100 years, Young Judaea has brought together <b>thousands of Jewish youth</b> from across the country and around the world, of every religious, cultural, and political persuasion, through a shared commitment to <b>Jewish values, Jewish pride, and love of Israel.</b></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>With summer and year-round programs in both the US and Israel, from 3rd grade to college and beyond, Young Judaea is truly unique in its ability to offer a fun, safe, social environment that also includes a distinct focus on education, leadership, and social action.</p>

Category:Camping
URLyoungjudaea.org(0 visits)
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  • Organizations - National and International Organizations

<p>A picture dictionary of 275 words in six languages: Hebrew, English, German, Russian, French and Yiddish.</p>

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Yachad / NJCD is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities, ensuring their participation in the full spectrum of Jewish life.&nbsp; Yachad members participate in several inclusive activities per month. There are Yachad Chapters located throughout the United States and Canada.<br /> <br /> Yachad activities provide our members with opportunities for personal growth and enriched lives. The 'inclusive design' gives our special population their rightful place within the Jewish community, while helping to educate our community about our members' abilities and strengths.<br />

Category:Special Needs
URLwww.njcd.org/(0 visits)
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  • Organizations - National and International Organizations
  • Programs and Initiatives

<p>Education Department of the Jewish National Fund.&nbsp; Jewish themed games, puzzles, crafts, recipes, downloadable activities, and stories for kids, teachers, and families.</p>

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  • Interactive Resources

The Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University, is the Western Hemisphere's largest center for Orthodox higher Jewish learning. Founded in 1896, RIETS is located at 2540 Amsterdam Avenue on the Yeshiva University Main Campus in New York City.

YIVO is devoted to the history, society, and culture of Ashkenazic Jewry, and the influence of that culture as it has developed in the Americas; information about the archive and its holdings.

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