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28/11 2012

World ORT Chibur projects contest continues

World ORT Chibur projects contest,  devoted to the study of the history of Jewish families and communities, continues ...

In November 2012 there were seminars on the project in Russia, in Moscow schools - Moscow ORT Technology School (Gymnasia # 1540) and Education Center # 1311 ORT "Thiya", in Bulgaria, in the Lauder-ORT No. 134 Dimcho Debelianov Jewish School in Sofia .

During the seminars, teachers and students were able to learn about the goals and objectives of the project, the contests conditions in the 2012/13 academic year, studied materials and examples of work posted on the project website chibur.ort.org. In addition, special attention was paid to the methods of gathering and processing of historical information and technologies of preparing and deploying multimedia.

In the last academic year, the project Chibur involved 197 children from 13 schools of ORT network from 6 countries: Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, and Bulgaria. There were 10 group and 17 individual blogs about the history of the Jewish family and the community created.

In the new academic year, the contests format has been changed and now it becomes possible to create projects not only as blogs, but as sites as well. Respectively, there were 2 new nominations added as "Best Group Site" and "Best Individual site."

Prizes and awards are awaiting authors of the best projects!

Anna Michurina, Senior expert of R&D Department,  ORT CIS

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