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History Channel's The Bible Official Trailer

History Channel's <i>The Bible</i> Official Trailer | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The Bible is an epic 5-week TV mini-series premiering 3.3.13 on the History Channel from Emmy winning husband & wife team, Mark Burnett & Roma Downey. Visit http://thebibleminiseries.com for more informationFor two hours each Sunday night millions...
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Check out this latest Bible series on the History Channel.

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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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Microsoft Word Lesson Plans to Wow Your Students

Microsoft Word Lesson Plans to Wow Your Students | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Computer applications teachers are always looking for new and exciting ways to teach Microsoft Word to their students. For each of these teachers, a common question is “Where can I find great Micro...
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Lesson plans to learn Powerpoint, Word and Excell.

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Art of Persuasion and Craft of Argument

Art of Persuasion and Craft of Argument | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Watch how teachers can review rhetorical devices with students in preparation for a writing assignment. Video delves into the art of persuasion and crafting an argument.
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Persuasive writing tutorial high school.  Teaching Channel video.

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Persuasive writing skills high school using Shakespeare and literary devices.  Teaching Channel video.

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Get involved with the Youth Olympic Games, International Olympic Academy and more!

Get involved with the Youth Olympic Games, International Olympic Academy and more! | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Free resources from the Olympic education team.

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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

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Multi sensory tools to help your student learn tech according to their favourite style of learning.  Thanks Roberta for sharing!

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Life of a Monarch Butterfly Reviews | edshelf

Life of a Monarch Butterfly Reviews | edshelf | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Life of a Monarch Butterfly is an interactive application for teaching the life cycle of a butterfly. The lesson can be done as a whole class or one-on-on. The application has been designed with the teacher in mind and includes easy to follow instructions for every portion. When the student has completed the lesson they …
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Awesome app to learn the life cycle of the butterfly using augmented reality!

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DragonBox: A beautiful and fun way to explore algebra concepts - Unschool RULES

DragonBox: A beautiful and fun way to explore algebra concepts - Unschool RULES | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The DragonBox Algebra 12+ app has been a great way to introduce algebra concepts in a relaxed style in our family's homeschool.
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Algebra equals fun with DragonBox.

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Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree

Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
GCFLearnFree - The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!
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Online tutorials and classes to update your skills in #edtech #edresources and #reading #math #health.

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Growing a Scientist - Milk and Cookies

Growing a Scientist - Milk and Cookies | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Before our son could even talk, I had a feeling he would grow up to be a scientist. I should say before he would talk, not could talk, since I know…
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Science nutrition for budding scientists!  Excellent ideas!

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Swinging Monkey Flying Pig: LoTR Book Club

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HCOS poetry student shares her poem after reading The Lord of the Rings!

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DK Find Out! | Fun Facts for Kids on Animals, Earth, History and more!

DK Find Out! | Fun Facts for Kids on Animals, Earth, History and more! | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Visit DK Find Out! to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries at DKFindOut.com
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New search engine for elementary aged students using DK resources!

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DK FindOut takes research one step further with its free resources in a searchable engine.  For a quick review go to this article: http://bit.ly/1Nvxv3g


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Killing Jesus Trailer

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Based on the New York Times best-selling book, Killing Jesus charts the political and historical conflicts that led to the execution of one of history’s most well-known figures. The 3-hour television event, premieres on Sunday, March 29 at 8 PM ET/PT.
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Watch telly this Sunday for this new series to premier!

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Curriculet

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Elegant reading tool promotes comprehension with embedded assessments
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High school reading assessment tool comes highly rated from Graphite.  

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22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
RT @colonelb: 22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about http://t.co/vm3c1bMubW #edchat #edtech

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 24, 8:03 PM

Chrome apps for your use in the classroom.

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PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world - eClassroom News

PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world - eClassroom News | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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80 Degrees North

The Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918 represents an epic adventure unique in Canada’s history. A band of intrepid scientists and explorers embarked on a dangerous and compelling journey. Scientists documented flora, fauna, of the North while explorers pushed ahead into new and undiscovered territory. The expedition left a scientific legacy that is still relevant and resonates today.
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Free digital resource for high school students studying the Arctic, Canadian social studies.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 16, 4:19 PM

Free resources on 80 Degrees North to discover more about the Arctic.  Graphic novels and teacher resources cover History and Aboriginal studies from grades 9-12.

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Providing On-Line CS Teacher Education, Designed for Teachers

Providing On-Line CS Teacher Education, Designed for Teachers | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Announcing a research-based resource for helping high school teachers to learn Python and CS Principles

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Free E book on learning how to teach Python in high school.

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Gravity Launch Reviews | edshelf

Gravity Launch Reviews | edshelf | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Welcome to Gravity Launch, where you will pilot a rocket in a series of challenging missions to dock with space stations. Adjust your launch point to send your spaceship out in the right direction and your thrust to give your craft more (or less) oomph. But remember! Earth and the moon both have gravity that …
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Learn about gravity and space with this cool app!

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Free Apps

Free Apps | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
This page has been set up as part of A4cwsn to post Apps that are Free and Apps that are set to...
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For those that use iPad or iPods, this is a great page to follow. They publish alerts to apps that are free for a day or two. I've managed to gather quite the collection over the last year and saved hundreds of dollars. Just remember to check daily for what's new.For those that use iPad or iPods, this is a great page to follow. They publish alerts to apps that are free for a day or two. I've managed to gather quite the collection over the last year and saved hundreds of dollars. Just remember to check daily for what's new.For those that use iPad or iPods, this is a great page to follow. They publish alerts to apps that are free for a day or two. I've managed to gather quite the collection over the last year and saved hundreds of dollars. Just remember to check daily for what's new.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Distance learning tools like Moodle, Adobe Connect and more. Free step by step screencasts which clearly show you how to use the tools.
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Distance learning videos for learning Adobe, Moodle,making videos,podcasts.

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SqoolTube: K-12 Educational Videos

SqoolTube: K-12 Educational Videos | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Instructional Video for K - 12
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 12, 3:18 PM

K-12 Ed videos for your school use from SqoolTube.

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Workshop 1: Children and Reading

Workshop 1: Children and Reading | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Carole talks about children and reading, making literature the center of your curriculum, how boys and girls learn, and the basics of homeschooling.
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All you need is a diet of great books as a homeschooling parent!

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A 5-Minute Video Overview of the Whole Bible - For Kids

A 5-Minute Video Overview of the Whole Bible - For Kids | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The story of the Bible, with Jesus at the center, told in 5 minutes for kids
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Five minute overview of the Bible for Kids.  TGC.

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Easter delights!

Easter delights! | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Pins about Easter delights! hand-picked by Pinner Pippa Davies | See more about easter, kindergarten lesson plans and easter crafts.
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Easter crafts and lesson plans

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Easter Story LEGO Challenge

Easter Story LEGO Challenge | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
One of the co-op classes our youngest three are a part of this year is LEGO Challenge. There have been a variety of projects and challenges they have worke
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Easter and Lego challenge.  This brings the Bible to life :)  Take the challenge!

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Studyladder, online english literacy & mathematics. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans.

Studyladder, online english literacy & mathematics. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Used by over 70,000 teachers & 1 million students at home and school. Studyladder is an online english literacy & mathematics learning tool. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans for Primary and Junior High School students in Canada.
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Studyladder has interactive lessons and printables for elementary level students in all subjects.

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