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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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Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing.

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Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.



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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 12, 2015 11:48 AM

Whether your child is a pre-schooler looking for a new favourite picture book or an independent reader looking for a challenge, there are some great reads in this free eBook library.  Phonics lessons and activities complement this British site.

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TinyTap - Make your world smarter

TinyTap - Make your world smarter | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a social platform which empowers families, teachers and students to learn from each other by creating their own personalized learning apps and playing thousands of new ones shared daily by a worldwide community of educators and learners worldwide.
Together we are building the world's largest marketplace for educational games - a community that celebrates creativity and knowledge!
Free on the Web the App Store and on Google Play Android.
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

Great way to engage students with images, games and quizzes.  This free app is perfect for creating fun interactive lessons.

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Christmas | Kids of Integrity

Christmas | Kids of Integrity | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Christmas lesson plans and crafts from Kids of Integrity.

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ReadWorks.org | Black History Month 2015

ReadWorks.org | Black History Month 2015 | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
You’ll love this research-based reading comprehension curriculum. Check out ReadWorks.org!
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Fun reading comprehension activities on Black History month.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 30, 2015 6:05 PM

Reading passages on Black History Month for all grades!  Thanks ReadWorks.org

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TED-Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing

Today the Teded channel opened for lessons via Ted!

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Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing.

Oxford Owl free e books, phonics and writing. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.



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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 12, 2015 11:48 AM

Whether your child is a pre-schooler looking for a new favourite picture book or an independent reader looking for a challenge, there are some great reads in this free eBook library.  Phonics lessons and activities complement this British site.

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Welcome | Random Acts of Kindness

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Welcome to the Random Acts of Kindness Website. Our aim is to inspire others to practice kindness and pass it on.
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Random Acts of Kindness happens on November 13th.  Lets do something amazing this coming Friday for someone in need!

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Free Children's Ministry Ideas, Bible Lessons, Christian Crafts, Bible Games and Skits

Free Children's Ministry Ideas, Bible Lessons, Christian Crafts, Bible Games and Skits | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Providing faith-building resources for children's ministry, children's church, Free Sermons for Kids, Children's Sunday School Activities, Bible Games for Kids, Sunday School Crafts, free Christian Skits, free VBS & Bible Clubs, free sunday school lessons, free hands-on Bible curriculum.
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Father's Day ideas for Sunday.

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Research Skills Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet

Research Skills Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Research skills lesson plans and worksheets from thousands of teacher-reviewed resources to help you inspire students learning.

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Patty Ball's curator insight, February 18, 2014 11:18 AM
Research Skills Teacher Resources
Emily Cope's curator insight, February 18, 2014 3:49 PM

Would love to see advice on evaluating and critiquing scientific publications.