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

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19Pencils - Quick and Easy Tools for Learning. Quizzes, Games, Websites and More!

19Pencils - Quick and Easy Tools for Learning. Quizzes, Games, Websites and More! | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

  amazing online website for finding educational material. The material found on the website is partly taken from many different parts of the Internet while various users also present some on the website. Users can find and create custom quizzes, discover and share educational websites with other users and more.

A resource for educators, parents, and homeschooling providing educational content for K-8.


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Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. | Interactive Lessons | Mobile Learning | Apps for Education | iPads in the Classroom

Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. | Interactive Lessons | Mobile Learning | Apps for Education | iPads in the Classroom | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

  

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Nearpod allows you to be able to share multi-media content with your students on iPads, iPhones and iPods.  Teachers log in to www.nearpod.com to create multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more. They can also access featured presentations from certified publishers and fellow educators.  Students use the Nearpod app on their iOS devices to receive curricular content, participate in activities and submit responses.  This app is free unless you want to upgrade for more features.  Watch this video for more information :https://edshelf.com/tool/nearpod

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 2, 2014 1:13 PM

Nearpod allows you to be able to share multi-media content with your students on iPads, iPhones and iPods.  Teachers log in to www.nearpod.com to create multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more. They can also access featured presentations from certified publishers and fellow educators.  Students use the Nearpod app on their iOS devices to receive curricular content, participate in activities and submit responses.  This app is free unless you want to upgrade for more features.  Watch this video for more information :https://edshelf.com/tool/nearpod