Prepare your students for success in a connected world.

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Teach Digital Citizenship

Free lessons and activities that help students build essential digital habits and skills.

Discover Apps and Websites for Learning

Keep up with the latest and greatest apps, games, videos, and more.

  • The Best Quiz and Game Show Apps for Classrooms

    After dozens of hours testing quizzing tools, we recommend Quizizz for teachers and students.

  • The Best Family Communication Platforms for Teachers and Schools

    After dozens of hours of testing, we recommend TalkingPoints as a standout messaging tool for families, teachers, and students.

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    Common Sense Selections for Learning

    Outstanding learning media that received top ratings for quality and impact.

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Expand your teaching practice

Attend a live webinar, take a self-paced course, and connect with our learning community.

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    Training Course: Teaching Digital Citizenship

    Prepare your students for success as digital learners, leaders, and citizens, and create a road map for teaching digital citizenship in your classroom. In this one-hour interactive training, you'll learn the six core concepts of …

  • COMING UP

    Plan for Positive Digital Culture: Being Proactive with Cyberbullying

    Webinar

    Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    1 - 2 pm PDT

    Limiting the effects of cyberbullying requires a carefully planned framewo…

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Partner with Parents and Caregivers

Support families in building a healthy relationship with media and tech.

  • Family Engagement Toolkit

    Resources to support healthy media and tech use at school and home

  • Tips by Text

    Entertainment picks and tips for healthy tech use, sent by text message

  • Young Kids & Screens

    Workshops for families with kids age 0–8

a connected world

Now that there's a smartphone in almost every pocket, we need media literacy and digital citizenship in every school. Since 2009, Common Sense Education has offered free, research-backed, and award-winning resources for students, teachers, and school communities.

1.3 million educators

in our community

96% of educators

say students learned digital citizenship skills

86% of educators

found a new edtech resource from our recommendations

  • Technology use has increased significantly in classrooms, so it is crucial for students to understand how to be a good digital citizen online. My students loved these lessons while also learning how to be a good role model for the online community.

    Jordan C., St. Charles, Missouri

  • Just wanted to say that I find your resources absolutely vital and amazing. Honestly, this gives me hope for myself and for the next generation of students who are growing up in such chaotic, confusing times.

    Zachary K., Auburn, Washington

  • I think I have become more mindful about the way I teach digital citizenship and how I work on framing our lessons. It's free and has so many resources and links that we use as a school community and to help parents make decisions for their families.

    Emily B., Otterbein, Indiana

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