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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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Engaging Boys in Literacy

"Boys need a sense of purpose in order to engage with what they do. Give them an audience, create real ‘wow’ moments and help develop a love of fiction. Gary Wilson explores some practical ways in which you can help to engage boys."


Via Heather Stapleton, Anu Ojaranta, Elizabeth Hutchinson
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Boys love book club!  Teaching wilderness skills by reading Swiss Family Robinson!  

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Magic School Bus Videos on You Tube

Magic School Bus Videos on You Tube | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

50 + Magic School Bus espisodes


Via Natalie Sing
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Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools

Teacher Tech Videos- Short Tutorials for Teachers to Help in Use of Digital Tools | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
This site is for teachers and educators of all grade levels and subject areas. It hosts short tutorial videos on many of the best digital tools to use with students. Its also a growing community of ideas submitted by teachers for classroom use.

Via Patty Ball, Pippa Davies @PippaDavies
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KidsTV123 - YouTube Video Channel - for primary aged children

KidsTV123 - YouTube Video Channel - for primary aged children | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Songs for children. Kids songs. Educational songs and videos for children including a variety of Geography Songs.


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Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania

Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Watch hundreds of animated explanations, interactive tutorials, animations and instructional videos, and feel free to embed them on your own web pages.

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