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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.

HCS Learning Commons Newsletter
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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Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [1 of 3] - YouTube

Part 2: http://youtu.be/lOIP_Z_-0Hs Part 3: http://youtu.be/14-NdQwKz9w Re: Pineapple under the Sea: http://youtu.be/gBxeju8dMho My personal website, which y...
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Math boffins will enjoy these videos which bring the wonder into Math!  Thanks Erin for sharing!

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3D Printing Will Transform Education

3D Printing Will Transform Education | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
3D Printer Inventor and Co-Founder Bre Pettis. Image Courtesy of MakerBot Industries. Never mind the computer on every desktop, that’s a given.
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Our Mini Makerbot has arrived in our learning commons.  New and exciting learning awaits!!

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 15, 6:11 PM

Our Makerbot 3D printer has just arrived in the learning commons.  We are very excited about seeing teachers take this to the next level in educational applications for the 21st century..  

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 5 Speech to Text Apps for Your Chrome

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 5 Speech to Text Apps for Your Chrome | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
RT @_luisfperez: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 5 Speech to Text Apps for Your Chrome http://t.co/W0KQrTy7Ag
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Great for folks like me that need a break from typing ;)

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 18, 10:01 AM

Speech to text apps to help you if you are struggling to type!  

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Historica - Passages Canada

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Contest for students K-12 to share more on their culture.

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Pasages Canada contest for all students to share their culture.

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Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Newspaper templates for your students for all ages.

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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

Via David W. Deeds
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Love this list! "teacherpreneurs" and also "studentpreneurs"?  These trends are SO happening in the digital and non digital classroom.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 23, 9:39 AM

Good stuff! 

David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 23, 9:39 AM

Good stuff! 

Itsdevelopmental's curator insight, November 25, 3:30 AM

Always keep an eye on education tech trends - our kids will be coming into the workplace soon enough. Not sure this list constitutes trends but a good list of approaches being used in education

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Watch now: WGBY Documentaries | Big Ideas for Little Kids | WGBY Video

Watch now: WGBY Documentaries | Big Ideas for Little Kids | WGBY Video | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

ching Teaching Philosophy through Picture Books

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Teaching Philosophy to younger students is such a wonderful opportunity for critical thinking skills.  This inspiring video shares the creative voice of grade 2 students sharing higher level thinking skills with picture books.

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Parents, here it is. The BIBLE Version of the ABC Song!

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Cute song to sing the alphabet.

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WarMuseum.ca - Canadian War Museum - Remembrance Day Toolkit

WarMuseum.ca - Canadian War Museum - Remembrance Day Toolkit | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The Canadian War Museum created the
Remembrance Kit as part of its mission to promote public understanding
of Canada's military history in its personal, national and international
dimensions. The Kit contributes to this goal by providing students and
teachers with access to the Museum's unique archival resources.
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Ed activities on Remembrance Day for students of all ages.

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Educators - Information For - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada

Educators - Information For - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
English description / Description en anglais
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Tons of ed resources for Remembrance Day activities.

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The HCOS Weekly: Vol. 2, Ed. 5

The HCOS Weekly
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HCOS students share their thoughts on the Weekly.  

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home / school / life

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  • home / school / life is a smart, fun homeschool magazine that’s as creative, playful, and informed as the best homeschool days. Packed with resources, reviews, insight, and inspiration for your homeschool life, it’s the perfect combination of homeschool conference, mom’s night out, and park day, delivered to your mailbox every quarter.

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Thanks for sharing Aneta:)  This new homeschool magazine is full of inspiring news to get you going if you are new to homeschooling.

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A geek’s guide to geeky holiday gifts (part 1) | OverDrive Blogs

A geek’s guide to geeky holiday gifts (part 1) | OverDrive Blogs | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 16, 12:39 PM

Some great ideas for the geeky kids in your family!  Overdrive Blogs shares their personal best!

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Christmas Unit Study Ideas

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Christmas Unit Studies, Novel Studies, Craft Ideas and Activities
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A variety of Christmas ideas for you! Unit Studies, Novel Studies, Christmas Activities and Craft ideas.

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Perfect Blog Articles: from the Idea to the Post

Perfect Blog Articles: from the Idea to the Post | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Writing blog articles requires patient and writing abilities that can be trained. Either if you already run your successful blog, or, otherwise, you are at the very start of the play, you surely have thought once in your writing life How can I fill in th

Via Kathy Kanda-work
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Blogging is fun!  Thanks Kathy for sharing:)

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Kathy Kanda-work's curator insight, September 26, 5:59 PM

Good ideas and tips for writing in just about any venue

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Links Library: Christmas - Heritage Christian Schools

Links Library: Christmas - Heritage Christian Schools | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Christmas ideas and lesson plans for sharing.

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Teaching Canada's History December 2014

Teaching Canada's History December 2014 | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
This newsletter includes a lesson plan for an immigration simulation, a Young Citizen video, new teaching material from Lorimer, and details about a free online course offered by UBC. Applications for the 2015 Government of Canada History Awards are now being accepted.
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Newsletter from Teaching Canada's History for this December.

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Gifted Resources: Curriculum

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The Best Gifted Resources and Curriculum We've Found: Mostly Free!  Minimus: "The Mouse That Made Latin Cool!" Click on "Teachers' Resources" for lesson id
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Resources for your gifted student!

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Report: Students read way below level that prepares them for college, careers

Report: Students read way below level that prepares them for college, careers | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Renaissance Learning, which tracks the reading habits of some 10 million US students, has released a report that not only tallies which books kids are reading, but also analyzes the complexity of the reading material.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 19, 2:49 PM

Love the idea of a Guys read group.  Lets get our boys loving books! Ungifted, Diary of a Wimpy Kid are just two books which appeal to young men!  

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Elections Canada - Canada’s Democracy Week

Elections Canada - Canada’s Democracy Week | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Encourage your students to learn about democracy!  Elections Canada has some educational activities in this regard.

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Freedom in the Busy

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Celebrating Sabbath in a World That Never Stops
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Beautiful video on the Sabbath including the voice of Ann Voskamp.  Great listening!  Thanks Pat for sharing!

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3Doodler

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Buy 3Doodler now at makershed.com, brought to you by MAKE Magazine. Shop our selection of microcontrollers, 3D printers, robotics hardware, crafts projects, and kits for makers and DIY enthusiasts of all ages.

Via Natalie Sing
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#toocoolforschool!  Artists will enjoy this one.  

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4 Excellent Visuals Explaining Close Reading for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Excellent Visuals Explaining Close Reading for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
4 Excellent Visuals Explaining Close Reading for Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/tiSQfwQk4j via @medkh9
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Super tips for explaining close reading to teachers for helping students consolidate reading comprehension skills.

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Education Rethink

Education Rethink | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Lots of interesting #ed articles from author John Spencer,  and free resources found here:

http://www.educationrethink.com/p/free-resources.html


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Educational articles and free resources from John Spencer, author and educator, on his blog www.educationrethink.com 

Thanks Aneta for sharing!

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