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    Empowering parents to help their children at home

    Jews have always placed a great emphasis on education and the Jewish tradition regards parents as the ultimate educators.

    Rather than the home being a place where a child is free from study, the...

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    How educational apps for children can improve your classrooms attitude to homework - SeeSaw

    Almost there, two minutes left...the bell is about to go...come on come on... tick tock tick tock… “Oh, and for your homework I would like you read pages 43 and 44, answering questions 1-10.”...

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    About Tu Bishvat

    By Rabbi Johnny Solomon | Tu Bishvat | 0 Comments | 09 February, 2017

    On Shabbat 10/11th February it is Tu Bishvat (ט''ו בשבט), which is the hebrew term for the date ‘the 15th of Shevat’. But what is this minor festival all about? Below are 5 facts to help you...

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    Digital tools to help with Jewish Studies

    By Ji Team | Jewish Education | 0 Comments | 08 February, 2017

    Teaching something as versatile as Jewish Studies to younger students is an interesting challenge. After all, you’re introducing your class to a combination of history, religion, language and...

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    5 reasons to bring your Jewish Studies classroom up to date

    By Ji Team | Education Technology | 0 Comments | 03 February, 2017

    Schools may be apprehensive to bring the digital world into the classroom. After all, how can technology help with Jewish Studies? In a class of 20+ students accessing the internet, it may be...

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    Make it Grow  - An app for Tu Bishvat

    By Sammy Morhaim | Tu Bishvat | 0 Comments | 26 January, 2017

    We all love birthdays, the gifts, the fun the attention!

    Well Tu Bishvat - The Birthday of the Trees is not far away and just like we love the attention at our birthday, why don't you give Tu...

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    Introducing educational apps in class as a support tool for parents

    By Ji Team | Education Technology | 0 Comments | 26 January, 2017

    It is an unfortunate reality of being a teacher in Jewish Studies that you are not always given a whole lot to work with in class. You can be lacking in course materials and a basic curriculum to...

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    How educational apps for children can help students of different abilities

    By Ji Team | Education Technology | 0 Comments | 23 January, 2017

    When teaching Jewish Studies, your role is to give your students the tools they need to embark upon what is ultimately going to be a personal journey toward spiritual and cultural identity. That...

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    Placing our faith in educational technology

    Have you heard the one about the Rabbi teaching Judaism in a Roman Catholic school? And no, this is not a joke!I was training to be a Jewish Studies teacher while working in a Jewish School, and...

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    Using social networks for Jewish education

    By Gabriella Kay | Jewish Education | 0 Comments | 09 January, 2017

    Hello, my name is Gabriella, I have been studying the Parsha (weekly Torah portion) for over 13 years and find it fascinating that every year we read the same stories and every year there is a...

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