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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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Building Executive Functioning Skills throughout the School Year

Building Executive Functioning Skills throughout the School Year | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Do you have a student who continually forgets to bring home books or hand in homework? Have you ever wondered why a student who grasps a concept is unable to apply the idea to new topics? Do you fret that the chaotic state of your child’s room is the physical m...
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Useful organisational skills for all students to learn.

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Useful topics broken down to show those executive functioning skills so needed in day to day schooling.

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Six Homeschooling Goals for the New Year

Six Homeschooling Goals for the New Year | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
January is a month to discuss things to come, energize, invigorate and celebrate the positive forward thinking that brought your family to this very moment in time.
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Goals to start the school year:)

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Welcome to Manufacture Your Future

Welcome to Manufacture Your Future | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Incorporate real-life manufacturing examples into everyday learning with these interactive, standards-based STEM lesson plans and videos. Resources provide hands-on learning for 6th-12th grade teachers and students, as well as the key skills necessary to design a future career in manufacturing.

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Discovery Ed launches a #makered site to match teachers and students to project based learning lesson plans and career information.  

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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Calendar and Advanced Visual Schedule Apps for Kids with Special Needs

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Calendar and Advanced Visual Schedule Apps for Kids with Special Needs | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's insight:

For students who struggle with sequential planning here are some great apps to help with that.

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