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Pixar Offers FREE course on Storytelling

Pixar is presenting a free course through Khan Academy that can help you discover the kind of stories you want to tell — and help you tell them better. The “Art of Storytelling” is the newest in a series of free courses from the studio called “Pixar in a Box.”…

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Virtual Field Trips

Field trips provide students with a view of the real world that they don’t usually get in the classroom, and they can help students understand real-world applications of seemingly abstract topics in math and science. Several studies have shown that students retain more knowledge through the type of experience-based learning that field trips provide…

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Ji Tap Webinar

Amazing opportunity for teachers who want to learn how to use Ji Tap!! There will be an online training on Thursday, November 17, 2016 ,at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern)   Please register via the link below. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/b17a82b7784ed1344ac87b605f06faf5   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Learn about some of my favorite tools

These are some of my favorite edtech tools.      

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SMART Notebook and Flash-What You Need to Know

We hope you are having a nice, relaxing, summer. We just want to make sure you know that many Flash based, SMART Notebook tools will stop working soon. These include many of the popular tools in the Lesson Activity Toolkit. This is mainly due to issues with Adobe Flash. Newer…

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Best Websites for Tanach

Sefaria Make your source sheets on Sefaria Create collaborative source sheets Give students research opportunities Use Sefaria to teach texts in the classroom Hatanakh Biblical Maps Student friendly search results Timelines- Parshiyot divided by topic Graphic Organizer Daat Color coded commentaries Worksheets Curriculum Graphic Organizer   Mechon Mamre Hover for…

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Summer Technology Classes at CIJE!!

Registration is open for Summer Training. CIJE will once again have a series of SMART board training sessions. We will have classes in Brooklyn, Five Towns, and New Jersey and NYC. For information about classes click here: Summer Training Brochure To Register: If you don’t already have an account at cijeteachers.org,…

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Meet Ji Tap!

What is Ji Tap? Ji Tap is an educational games, books and presentations creation platform. Ji Tap provides a space in which you can play a huge range of customized educational games on every Jewish and Ivrit topic. Teachers and/ or students can easily create their own games, puzzles, eBooks,…

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What is New in Notebook 206

What’s New in SMART Notebook 16.0 Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) is now SMART lab. New SMART lab themes Three new themes with sound have been added to SMART lab, including Monsters, Rock Stars and Underwater. Updated versions of the lesson activity elements There are new HTML 5 versions of our…

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Kahoot- New Team Mode

If You are into playing Kahoot with your students you will be happy to learn of a new feature- Kahoot’s new team mode is meant to nurture collaboration and  teamwork. It surely boosts leadership skills and communication. Team mode is a great way to use Kahoot if your classroom has…

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