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From Educational Institutions to Learning Flows

From Educational Institutions to Learning Flows

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”
–Alvin Toffler

Read more about a few KEY educational trends for the future …..

Do you know a creative, savvy, entrepreneurial teen 13-18 years old?

 
 

Announcing the Jewish Futures

YOUTH COMPETITION

 

We see young people everywhere inspired to change the world.

Now it’s YOUR turn to imagine the future of your community by completing the sentence…..

BY THE YEAR 2040, I WILL SPARK CHANGE IN THE

JEWISH COMMUNITY BY……………………………

 

How to Participate:

Send us a 1-2 minute video showing us your vision to spark change

Submit your entry by Monday, March 31st 2014 to dseiden@jewishedproject.org Participants must be 13-18 years old as of May 21st 2014

Read competition Guidelines and Rules before entering.

Winners:

A judging panel will choose up to 2 winners who will work with Jewish Futures team members to develop a 5 minute presentation about your idea.

You will present your idea at The Jewish Futures Conference on Wednesday, May 21st 2014, at theNew York Academy of Medicine in NYC.

Each winner will receive a prize of $1000 + travel to NYC and 1 night accommodation for you and a chaperone

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Jewish Futures Conferences convene cutting edge thinkers to bring the most ground-breaking ideas of the 21st century into Jewish education.These events help spark new thinking about how to reach and inspire today’s learners.

The conferences also showcase emerging thinkers who present fresh approaches to Jewish education and Jewish life through The Jewish Futures Competition.

For more information call or email

Debbie Seiden at dseiden@jewishedproject.org or 646.472.5362

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Feedback That Matters

We are designing the next Jewish Futures UnConference, and we need your perspective!

100wordprediction

You can  be  specific about a topic that is important to you, or as broad as a Pew study. What are YOU thinking?

We’re posting our favorites here, but we’ll also save them in a digital time capsule to be revealed in 2040 .

Will your thoughts make history?

Send your response to Debbie Seiden  dseiden@jewishedproject.org