Common Sense Recognition Program

Common Sense Recognition

Common Sense Education Recognition Program

Get recognized for leading digital teaching and citizenship in today's classrooms

We know educators can achieve just about anything with the right support. We created the Common Sense Recognition Program to give you all the latest teaching strategies and make sure you get some well-deserved credit for your work. As a Common Sense Educator, School or District, you'll help lead responsible and effective tech use in your school communities and build your practice along the way. Find out where you fit in our growing community of Recognized digital leaders worldwide:
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Common Sense Educators

Common Sense Educators make up a community of innovative folks who believe in the power of technology to transform learning and who know that digital citizenship is an essential foundation for effective digital teaching.
When you become Common Sense Educator, you get:
  • A digital badge for your resume or email signature.
  • An invitation to apply to be a Common Sense Ambassador.
  • An email to your principal acknowledging your achievements.

Common Sense Schools

Common Sense Schools ensure their students have the skills they need to harness the power of technology in the classroom and beyond. Become a Recognized school to demonstrate to your community a commitment to responsible, effective technology use.
Start on the path toward Recognition today and receive:
  • A digital badge for your school's website.
  • A printable banner to display in your school.
  • A letter for your district superintendent about achievements.
  • A sample press release to share with your local newspaper.
To get Recognized, your school must complete a few simple actions and fulfill our criteria.

Common Sense Districts

Common Sense Districts efficiently and effectively integrate digital citizenship districtwide. Recognized districts meet criteria that help them keep valuable federal support for technology programs and create positive experiences for their school communities.
Set up your district for success with Recognition and get:
  • A digital badge for school websites, social media, and more.
  • A printable banner to display at your schools.
  • A letter to share with your district superintendent.
  • A sample press release to share with your local newspaper.
At least 75 percent of your schools must meet the Common Sense School criteria before you can apply.

Professional Learning Communities

Have questions about how to implement digital citizenship in your classroom? Looking for advice on teaching with technology? Join the community that's right for you.
Free Monthly Webinars

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