The ORT LEAD Seminar Attracts Educators from Around the World

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Instructors meet in London for the leadership workshop Educators from twelve countries just took part in a LEAD seminar at World ORT headquarters in London, part of the ORT international networking segment.  LEAD stands for leadership in education, administration and development, and the workshop provides pedagogical guidance and updates that enrich all who participate.  This …

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ORT Students Expand Their Creativity with Animation

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Jewish stories depicted in a project at an ORT school in Ukraine Greta Freilikhman, an information technology teacher at ORT Specialized School #41 in Chernivtsi, is proud of the ways her students can maximize their knowledge and skills through various pursuits that emphasize the creative and artistic process. She describes the way ORT supports these …

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A Journey of Discovery Shapes Teens in Israel

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Learning about the history and geography of the Jewish State is only part of the program Eleventh and twelfth graders from Ulpanat Bikat HaYarden, a religious school for girls, participated in the Masa Israeli expedition, in which they explored different areas of Israel and learned about its communities, history and character.  The school, in the …

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An ORT Education Is More than Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

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Information Technology Allures Young ORT Students in Samara Contests are a motivating force Irina Pogodina, a technology teacher in the ORT Gesher Secondary School in Samara, Russia, has been in this field 16 years.  She is the project coordinator for the very popular student animation, artwork and STEM Cup contests at the school. “I’m very …

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Students Appreciate All Kfar Silver Has to Offer

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The youth village is part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network   Yaniv’s Story Born in Israel, Yaniv is a high school senior in Kfar Silver, having become a boarding student four years ago following discord he experienced at school in Kiryat Malachi.  When Yaniv arrived at the village, he was struck by …

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Pope Francis Facilitates Initiative with ORT

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The alliance teaches teens the importance of multicultural understanding and mutual respect Pope Francis launched an alliance between the pontifical international law foundation, Scholas Occurrentes, which focuses on peace through education via technology, art and sports, and World ORT at a signing ceremony October 26 at the Vatican.  The aim of the alliance is to …

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