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ClassroomScreen.com

This awesome time saver is a great tool for projectors or SMART Boards. Each circle at the lower end of the screen is an easy to use tool. Try the clock, timer and drawing tools!   https://www.classroomscreen.com/ Project this in your classroom on your interactive board. You can… choose a…

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CIJE Summer Sessions in Paramus, Brooklyn, and Five Towns

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education is pleased to inform you of hands-on technology training courses that are available this summer. Log in to your teacher account to register.

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Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator

Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they’ll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US states will be able to use the TI-like Desmos online calculator during standardized testing run by the Smarter…

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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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