Showing 15 results in Reviews of Apps & Websites

Minecraft

Spiraling sandbox of adventure and creation gets kids to dig deep

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

3–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Unique cooperative adventure with lasting social and emotional impact

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

7–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

iPhone, iPod, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Never Alone: Ki Edition

Illuminating native Alaskan folktale supports SEL skills

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 5 reviews

Grades

5–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Heartfelt story-as-history-lesson humanizes World War I

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

Rocksmith

Learning Rating
Not yet reviewed
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360

Portal 2

Learning Rating
Not yet reviewed
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360

Journey

Gorgeous, moving adventure -- a jewel of social and emotional learning

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

5–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

iPhone, iPod, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 4

Papo & Yo

Powerful tale of alcoholism uses puzzles and metaphor to build empathy

Learning Rating
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows

LittleBigPlanet 2

Accessible yet deep game creator will dazzle and challenge

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

4–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

PlayStation 3

Play Catan

Digital remake of brilliant board game is tough to learn

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 3 reviews

Grades

5–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360, Web

flOw

Unique puzzler where players survive and grow as a microorganism

Learning Rating
Community Rating
Based on 2 reviews

Grades

5–8

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Mac, PlayStation 3, PSP, Windows

The Beatles: Rock Band

Iconic music becomes interactive in this rockin' rhythm game

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 3 reviews

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Thomas Was Alone

Story-driven puzzle game teaches students to value their differences and help one another

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 3 reviews

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Windows

Sound Shapes

Jazzy music game lets kids design levels and create music

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

4–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

PlayStation 3, PS Vita, PlayStation 4

Quantum Conundrum

Smart physics puzzler gets kids thinking about the properties of real-world objects

Learning Rating
Community Rating
Based on 3 reviews

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360