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Help make the upcoming election relevant to your students!

Help make the upcoming election relevant to your students! | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
3 lesson plans for 3 levels of government | Quiz: Find out if you have what it takes to be PM | Write a class letter to federal candidates in your constituency | Young Citizen Paul G on Diefenbaker | 10 Great Prime Ministers & some you may have missed | Making a Law- Step by Step |
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Lesson plans on government and upcoming federal elections.

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170 Ways To Use Word Clouds In Every Classroom

170 Ways To Use Word Clouds In Every Classroom | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Welcome to a post I always have  fun writing. Last year I attempted finding ways to use Word Clouds (Wordle) in education. When I concluded writing that post I was at 108 possible ways. More than a...

 

Gust MEES: I created the above "Wordle Logo" with "Word Clouds" as example. You may use it for non-commercial use by giving credit to my blog ===> http://gustmees.wordpress.com/ <===

 

Check the free service here:

 

http://www.wordle.net/

 


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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, December 1, 2014 1:14 AM

Great ideas presented here! I have used Wordle before, but I had not thought of using it in the ways listed. Can't wait to try them.

Judy Doctoroff's curator insight, December 2, 2014 3:36 PM

Creating word clouds is always enjoyable  and engages students and teachers.

Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, August 10, 2015 9:50 AM

Gust MEES: I created the above "Wordle Logo" with "Word Clouds" as example. You may use it for non-commercial use by giving credit to my blog ===> http://gustmees.wordpress.com/ <===

 

Check the free service here:

 

http://www.wordle.net/

 

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Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers

Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=rubric



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Rubrics for teachers.

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eBooks: Growing Up Online | Internet-Safety

eBooks: Growing Up Online | Internet-Safety | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

 

 

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A free eBook from The More You Know and NBC News featuring interactive tools and videos to help parents and teachers talk with children about using technology responsibly and safely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Internetsafetyhttp://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 


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E book on Internet safety to teach some basic skills for internet privacy. 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 26, 2014 1:34 PM


A free eBook from The More You Know and NBC News featuring interactive tools and videos to help parents and teachers talk with children about using technology responsibly and safely.




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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 26, 2014 2:43 PM

Tools to share with your students in regard to Internet safety.  Thanks  Gust for sharing.