MuseForJews

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Friday Links You’ll Love

J. K. Rowling on failure and the importance of imagination:

Check out The Lookstein Center’s page on teaching tefillah
The list includes websites with lesson plans, research articles and even some PowerPoint presentations.

How about a trip to the New York Public Library? Looking for newspaper illustrations of Broadway from 1899? How about photographs from Ellis Island at the beginning of the 20th century? Not only are there some stunning finds here, but many of them are copyright-free as well, which makes them FABULOUS options for students to use in their work.

More of a Chicago fan, are you? Then check out The Field Museum’s photostream at Flickr.

Think Facebook is just for finding old friends and playing games? Here’s a great article about a unique use for social media – keeping the memory alive of one who perished in the Holocaust.
Our LA teachers are using Ning, a private social network, to teach about The Outsiders, and one of our math teachers created a famous mathematician social network. How can you use one?

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February 5, 2010 - Posted by | Links You'll Love |

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