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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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Lego Fun Friday: Balloon Powered Car Building Challenge - Frugal Fun For Boys

Lego Fun Friday: Balloon Powered Car Building Challenge - Frugal Fun For Boys | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Build a balloon powered Lego car. Lego building challenge for kids.

Via Sinead Roy
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This looks like fun!  Thanks Sinead!

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Build with Chrome

Build with Chrome | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Now you can build with LEGO® bricks using Google Maps as your baseplate. Imagine. Explore. Build online in Chrome.
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Build on Google Chrome with your favourite game Lego!

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LEGO Digital Designer 4.3.8

LEGO Digital Designer 4.3.8 | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Get your kids to design LEGO models

Via Gust MEES
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Many of my students love this tool and it can be used for fine arts as well!  

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:50 AM

 

LEGO Digital Designer is quite simply the best virtual building system out there – with its “Click-Stick” method of 3D modelling winning praise from children, parents, teachers and design enthusiasts everywhere. 


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners/?tag=LEGO


Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 10, 2013 12:00 PM

Design and play all mixed in together to make learning fun and exciting!  Five stars for this design oriented game which your male students will love!

J Weidenbenner's curator insight, January 3, 2014 9:05 AM

Legos for learning, anyone?

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Easter Story LEGO Challenge

Easter Story LEGO Challenge | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
One of the co-op classes our youngest three are a part of this year is LEGO Challenge. There have been a variety of projects and challenges they have worke
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Easter and Lego challenge.  This brings the Bible to life :)  Take the challenge!

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The Kid in You Can Now Play With Legos From a Browser

The Kid in You Can Now Play With Legos From a Browser | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Now you can relive a favorite childhood pastime from your browser or mobile device.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 30, 2014 10:51 AM

Game based learning goes one step further with Google Chrome and Lego play.  

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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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