Share these simple, smart practices with students and their families.
The other day, I took my 8-year-old son to a birthday party at an indoor trampoline gym. Usually, he and his friends run around like wild monkeys the whole time we're at those kinds of places, ... Read more
Learn how to keep student information confidential on social media.
Social media is an increasingly important part of students' lives; in fact, the average teen spends over an hour a day using social media. Unfortunately, the same study reveals only 3 percent of ... Read more
As the educator community manager here at Common Sense Media, I often field requests from educators who would like to see our materials in Spanish. I am excited to announce today that we have added Spanish ... Read more
This week, Common Sense Media’s Education Program Manager, Merve Lapus dropped by the library at Hoover Middle School to watch teacher Chad Gaver and his 7th graders engaged in a conversation with ... Read more
Where do you go if you want to get better at your web skills? How do you even know what's important to learn? Or what’s important to teach your students?
Mozilla is making finding the answers ... Read more
You've likely heard about the latest development in the ever-changing world of online privacy: Facebook has changed its privacy restrictions for teens to allow them to post publicly.
Users ages ... Read more
Teach kids the responsibility that comes with becoming a digital citizen on social media.
Glendale Unified school district’s decision to hire a private company to keep tabs on students’ social media has spurred controversy and reignited a debate over how and when schools should ... Read more
Kenyatta Forbes, a teacher at John Fiske Elementary School, has spent just five years in the classroom, the last two championing technology integration as the school’s technology coordinator. She ... Read more
Learn about key features for teachers, and products that have them
We love digital technologies that provide engaging, relevant, and deep learning experiences for students. Even better when the tools are designed with teachers in mind. Check out our top five favorite ... Read more
Today’s kids have digital footprints starting almost at birth—and sometimes even before. This online trail of information can be searched, shared, and seen by a large, invisible audience. But ... Read more