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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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Five things you didn’t know about George Boole

Five things you didn’t know about George Boole | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Google has chosen to honour the 200th birthday of the British mathematician George Boole, whose work on logic and algebra has been credited with laying the foundations for the computer age.  Here are five things you may not know about him:
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Google has chosen to honour George Boole who invented the logic behind Boolean coding which most learning commons specialists love to share as searching strategies. Yay George for sharing the first search strategy.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 2, 2015 11:09 AM

Happy Birthday George Boole!  You laid many a library foundation!

Ludmila Ponkratova's curator insight, November 2, 2015 1:53 PM

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A Great New Tool to Teach Kids Coding ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great New Tool to Teach Kids Coding ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Code Studio is a newly released platform geared towards helping students from kindergarten to high school learn the different coding concepts. Code Studio which is a product of the popular nonprofit group Code.org known for its relentless efforts to make coding part of the curricula.

Via John Evans, WebTeachers
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

This looks interesting. Students can learn using this coding course, step by step.

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msayrach's curator insight, September 28, 2014 7:33 AM

Una gran eina per ensenyar als alumnes codificació. També executable al navegador de l'ipad

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The Hour of Code is coming

The Hour of Code is coming | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries and over 40 languages. Ages 4 to 104.
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Hour of code is happening shortly in December.  Sign up now to get your spot!

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The Hour of Code is here

The Hour of Code is here | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Join millions of students to learn about the Hour of Code, the largest learning event in world history.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 12, 2014 5:39 PM

Free hour of instruction for your students to learn how to code. How COOL is that! Thanks for sharing Carrie.