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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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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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The Most Effective Way to Take Notes in Class | Edudemic

The Most Effective Way to Take Notes in Class | Edudemic | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

“ Notetaking is a skill that students will take with them into their careers. Whether they are in meetings, participating in brainstorming sessions, or making annotations during reading, notes are an effective way of learning, retaining, and recalling ideas and concepts. This article talks about the three best techniques for taking notes in the classroom and how your students can benefit from them.”


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Rosidah Awang's curator insight, February 16, 2:39 AM

Useful techniques on note-taking.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 24, 8:05 PM

Note taking tips for the high school classroom.

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Ripped Apart - An iPad App About the Civil War

Ripped Apart - An iPad App About the Civil War | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Ripped Apart is a free iPad app from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. The app is a game in which students play the role of a Smithsonian intern tasked with examining documents a...
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Smithsonian app sharing about the Civil War.

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The HCOS Weekly: Vol. 2, Ed. 12

The HCOS Weekly
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HCOS ISSUU newsletter from student team.  March edition.

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Homeschool Science Education

Homeschool Science Education | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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Science lessons for distance learning students including projects, videos, guidebooks and newsletters.

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Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers

Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=rubric



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Rubrics for teachers.

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What If Learning - A Christian way of teaching

What If Learning - A Christian way of teaching | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
A Christian way of teaching
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 26, 3:36 PM

Excellent ideas for sharing worldview in the classroom.

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Free Technology for Teachers: The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open

Free Technology for Teachers: The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
RT @KSzajner: The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open http://t.co/u0rH02hqji #edchat #edtech #mnlead #plsas #edtechchat #mnedchat #gafesummit
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Students come and join in the science fair fun with Google!

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Super Storytelling with StoryBird - YouTube

Tutorial on using StoryBird.com including ideas for the classroom.
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Quick tutorial on using Storyboard with your younger students!  Your child will love producing their own stories with beautiful artistic selections from a database of artists.  

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 16, 12:53 PM

if you have not discovered Storybird see how easy it is with this short comprehensive tutorial.  Yes for #stories!

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Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter. | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
The memory researcher's guide to studying.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 18, 8:20 PM

Awesome tips for study skills in high school!

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Top Ten Parenting Books on Autism - by Special Needs Book Review

Top Ten Parenting Books on Autism - by Special Needs Book Review | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Top ten parenting books on autism from those reviewed by Special Needs Book Review. Find practical advice, support and encouragement for your own lives.
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Resources for you if you have Autism in your family.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 18, 8:52 AM

Reading ideas for Autism.

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Killing Jesus Trailer

Killing Jesus Trailer | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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

Curriculet | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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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Easter Skits Plays Dramas Bible Lessons - SundaySchoolNetwork.Com

Free Christian Easter Skits, Puppet Plays and Dramas for children and youth ministry.
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Sunday school lessons, skits and downloads for you with subscription.

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Positive strategies to meet every student's special needs 

Positive strategies to meet every student's special needs  | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

Teach Magazine shares on special education this month.  Some interesting articles for helping making your classroom inclusive.

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Teach Magazine for teaching ideas in SE.

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Evergreen Watershed Champions

Evergreen Watershed Champions | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
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March 22 is World Water day and Canada Water week is March 16-22.  Find out how you can teach your students about water education and discover water lesson plans.  Also apply for a watershed champion award.

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Mission 4 | Mission US | THIRTEEN

Mission 4 | Mission US | THIRTEEN | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

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Sinead Roy's curator insight, February 21, 9:56 AM

Looks like a fun interactive game to learn about the American War of Independence, slavery, native Americans and immigration at the beginning of the 20th century.

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my StoryMaker® at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

my StoryMaker® at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it

my Storymaker® was named one of the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association.

People worldwide enjoy my StoryMaker®.

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Wonderful story making tool for younger elementary students.  It teaches character, theme and plot in a fun techie approach.

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YouTube Kids Is Google’s First App Designed for Children

YouTube Kids Is Google’s First App Designed for Children | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
New app gives parents more control over their children's YouTube browsing.
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Check out the new Youtube app for kids to find lots of littles favourites.

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In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors

In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
For educators who want to get students interested in nature, here are some ideas, both big and small, to help them fall in love with the great outdoors.
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Ideas to get your students outdoors this spring.

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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!Source: www.readworks.orgReading passages on Black History Month for all grades!  Thanks ReadWor...
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February is Black History Month.  Your students will enjoy this research based reading comprehension curriculum.

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Why I Love My 3D Printer by Schuyler St Leger, Ep 86 - YouTube

For inventors, transitioning from a great idea to a working prototype can be an arduous task. Lucky for DIY types there are now low cost 3D printers availabl...
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Great reasons to start 3d Printing in your learning commons!

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This young innovator has a great career ahead of him with all things #makered.