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HCS Learning Commons newsletter is a dynamic hub, made up of our blended virtual and physical learning commons.  Exciting things happen around literacy, technology, social media, homeschooling and classroom pedagogy.
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Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing.

Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.



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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 12, 2015 11:48 AM

Whether your child is a pre-schooler looking for a new favourite picture book or an independent reader looking for a challenge, there are some great reads in this free eBook library.  Phonics lessons and activities complement this British site.

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TinyTap - Make your world smarter

TinyTap - Make your world smarter | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a social platform which empowers families, teachers and students to learn from each other by creating their own personalized learning apps and playing thousands of new ones shared daily by a worldwide community of educators and learners worldwide.
Together we are building the world's largest marketplace for educational games - a community that celebrates creativity and knowledge!
Free on the Web the App Store and on Google Play Android.
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Great way to engage students with images, games and quizzes.  This free app is perfect for creating fun interactive lessons.

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BrainPOP Spotlight: STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and lesson plans.

BrainPOP Spotlight: STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and lesson plans. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
With President Obama’s launch of the National STEM Video Game Challenge comes a BrainPOP announcement as well! We’re proud to report that BrainPOP will serve as an official founding outreach partner of the Challenge, designed to build and strengthen interest in STEM skills (science, technology, engineering, math). The Challenge is a two-pronged contest administered by Sesame Workshop’s Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media. Its youth portion invites middle school students - particularly those in underserved areas - to harness their STEM skills and create original video games.
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Makered items including video, games and activities on BrainPop.  

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LEGO® Creationary

Get LEGO® Creationary on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Wondermind – Play games and explore the science of your brain

Wondermind – Play games and explore the science of your brain | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

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Magna High -Math games

Magna High -Math games | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Our high quality maths games help students to build maths skills including algebra, numbers, and shapes.

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Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing.

Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.



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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 12, 2015 11:48 AM

Whether your child is a pre-schooler looking for a new favourite picture book or an independent reader looking for a challenge, there are some great reads in this free eBook library.  Phonics lessons and activities complement this British site.

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KidsKnowIt.com - Internet's Most Popular Educational Website For Kids - Thousands of Free Educational Kids Games And Activities

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Free educational activities including music, games, movies, learning programs and text books.  

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Free Children's Ministry Ideas, Bible Lessons, Christian Crafts, Bible Games and Skits

Free Children's Ministry Ideas, Bible Lessons, Christian Crafts, Bible Games and Skits | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Providing faith-building resources for children's ministry, children's church, Free Sermons for Kids, Children's Sunday School Activities, Bible Games for Kids, Sunday School Crafts, free Christian Skits, free VBS & Bible Clubs, free sunday school lessons, free hands-on Bible curriculum.
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Father's Day ideas for Sunday.

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UpToTen Kids - the fun place to learn on-line

With over A THOUSAND educational games and activities for children aged up to ten years old!
A safe place to play and learn where your child will feel right at home, right away.
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Kids Playground - Best French & English sites for kids / Terrain de jeux - Meilleurs sites pour enfants

French for kids...  Thanks Terrie for sharing!

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