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8 Terrific Learning Podcasts for Students

Bring fresh voices into the classroom with free, high-quality podcasts.
When podcasts first gained popularity in the early 2000s, they seemed to be a quaint throwback to radio. But that changed quickly as more and more people jumped in and started experimenting with the medium. Now, hits like Serial have launched podcasts into the mainstream. You can find podcasts on nearly every topic -- from movie reviews to academic lessons to celebrity gossip -- and in nearly every genre, from short fiction to in-depth journalism to comedy. Podcasts are a great way to hook kids ... Read more
0 In the Classroom, Technology Integration

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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