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4 Common Myths About Early STEM Learning

FInd out how you can support young learners in building STEM skills in and out of the classroom.
Watch a group of preschoolers working in a garden. It's cute, right? But it turns out they're learning more than you'd think! According to our new NSF-funded report, STEM Starts Early, co-published by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and New America, there's growing evidence that very young children from all backgrounds -- even children from birth to age 8 -- learn important science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills and habits of mind from everyday play ... Read more
0 Research & Studies, Students

Best EdTech of 2016

The 20 best apps, games, and websites for learning from 2016.
In 2016 the Common Sense Education editorial staff evaluated close to 170 apps, games, and websites for learning potential and classroom implementation. This year (as in years past) there are some very ... Read more
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Meet Our Ambassadors: Ginann Franklin

We think our Common Sense Ambassadors are worth knowing. Here's the latest in a series of spotlights.
The Common Sense Ambassadors are an exceptional group of Common Sense Certified education leaders who share their passion and inspiration about our mission with others.  Today we're ... Read more
0 Digital Citizenship

5 Tech Tools to Integrate Today

Encourage teachers to build tech skills with kid-tested and technology coach-approved apps.
There is an old saying that begins, "If I had a nickel..." If I applied that saying to how often a teacher approached me for help but began with, "I have a stupid question,” I'd ... Read more
0 In the Classroom

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