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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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Math mindset for Students

Math mindset for Students | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Math messages for launching math learning to boost growth mindset from Stanford University.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 5, 2015 2:12 PM

Thanks Roberta for sharing this Stanford video which is encouraging about mathematics mindset.

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Useful Apps and Technology for the Classroom - TechAhead

When it comes to the classroom, technology is always moving forward! One of the most important innovations of the past decade has been the way mobile devices have moved into the classroom at all levels. Using a tablet isn’t restricted to college students anymore: Kids all the way from kindergarten through high school are using... read more
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Some great apps for the classroom on this page!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, May 27, 2015 12:24 PM

Apps for teachers and students in the classroom.

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Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree

Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
GCFLearnFree - The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 12, 2015 3:16 PM

Online tutorials and classes to update your skills in #edtech #edresources and #reading #math #health.

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CK-12 PLIX - "byte" size learning objects - math and science - great resources #PLIX

CK-12 PLIX - "byte" size learning objects - math and science - great resources #PLIX | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Michelle Nimchuk
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Thanks Michelle!  Science and Math resources for you!

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, January 9, 2015 5:33 AM

Objetos de Aprendizaje párr Matemáticas ...CK-12 PLIX - "byte" size learning objects - math and science - great resources #PLIX | @scoopit via @TDOttawa http://sco.lt/...

Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, January 10, 2015 11:37 PM

Offering a diverse array of math and science interactive content

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LearnZillion

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Teach like the experts! See visual, conceptual explanations of the Common Core State Standards. 4,000+ videos tailored for grades 2-12.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 9, 2014 1:35 PM

Educuational resource database with video content for lesson plans.

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love2learn2day: Math Book Lists TBA

love2learn2day: Math Book Lists TBA | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Thanks Bruce for sharing this math blog link on finding math in literature!  

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Nets (3D Models) : Free Printables : SEN Teacher ~ Free teaching resources for Special Needs.

Nets (3D Models) : Free Printables : SEN Teacher ~ Free teaching resources for Special Needs. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

 Special needs models and printables.  Prints out a selection of nets with which to make common 3D shapes.


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MathVids - a variety of math videos starting at Pre-Algebra

MathVids - a variety of math videos starting at Pre-Algebra | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Hundreds of free math videos, all moderated and approved by teachers. Math topics ranging from basic math through college math.
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Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

Wolfram|Alpha is more than a search engine. This is a computational math and science walking encyclopedia!"

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Economic lesson plans, Personal Finance lesson plans and resources for educators, students and afterschool providers | EconEdLink

Economic lesson plans, Personal Finance lesson plans and resources for educators, students and afterschool providers | EconEdLink | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
EconEdLink.org contains economics and personal finance lessons for K-12 teachers and students. EconEdLink.org is brought to you by the Council for Economic Education.

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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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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 12, 2015 7:32 PM

Makered items including video, games and activities on BrainPop.  

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DragonBox: A beautiful and fun way to explore algebra concepts - Unschool RULES

DragonBox: A beautiful and fun way to explore algebra concepts - Unschool RULES | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The DragonBox Algebra 12+ app has been a great way to introduce algebra concepts in a relaxed style in our family's homeschool.
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Algebra equals fun with DragonBox.

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Milestones: Is your child on track in school? | GreatKids : Milestones

Milestones: Is your child on track in school? | GreatKids : Milestones | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Milestones let you watch kids demonstrate success in reading, writing and math for grades K-5.
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Milestones is an American database of math and language arts videos for grades K-5.  Lots of great helpers for homeschooling and classroom students.  

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Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [1 of 3] - YouTube

Part 2: http://youtu.be/lOIP_Z_-0Hs Part 3: http://youtu.be/14-NdQwKz9w Re: Pineapple under the Sea: http://youtu.be/gBxeju8dMho My personal website, which y...
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Math boffins will enjoy these videos which bring the wonder into Math!  Thanks Erin for sharing!  Math 11 Sequences and Conjectures.

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6 Routines to Support Mathematical Thinking

6 Routines to Support Mathematical Thinking | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
This series is one of my favorites; in each classroom we watch students collaborate, explain their reasoning, test their ideas, and enjoy the problem-solving process.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 20, 2014 4:42 PM

Math ideas and videos to help teach math in a fun and interesting way.  

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MIND Research Institute - Program Tour

About the MIND Research Institute
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Students in K- grade 5 might find this math tool fun to help cement facts in Math.  The intervention program looks interesting.  Has anyone used ST Math curriculum before? 

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Smile and Find Science Lesson Plans

How to Smile is a great place for teachers to find ideas and directions for hands-on math, science, and engineering lessons. How to Smile is community site to which teachers can contribute their lesson.  Shared by Richard Byrne Free Technology.

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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics (The mother of all math resources: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives http://t.co/PfQlousp #mathchat...
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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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