Kayla on her bed looking at her laptop.

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Start a conversation about social media and identity with this relatable film.
At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. These discussions can be helped by relevant examples from media and the world. But while there are tons of social media posts, videos, and articles to pull, there are shockingly few age-appropriate movies that accurately represent the lived experiences of teens, ... Read more
Digital Citizenship, In the Classroom

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

#NotAtISTE? Not a problem. Here are the most promising tools from the expo floor.
Every year the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference's expo floor is packed with edtech products vying for teachers' attention. This year alone 613 booths crowded ... Read more