Showing 13 results in Reviews of Apps & Websites

Mars Horizon

Authentic space agency sim focuses on logistics, planning

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

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

Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed: Ancient Egypt

Popular game's education mode offers stunning view of ancient world

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed
Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

3–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

What Remains of Edith Finch

Inventive narrative game about a family curse fits into ELA classrooms

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

Grades

8–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

Everything

Philosophical game invites students to ponder everything's existence

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

Grades

10–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Windows, PlayStation 4

Walden, a game

Thoughtfully designed game illuminates Thoreau's writing, philosophy

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Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

8–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, PlayStation 4

This War of Mine

Strategy game offers superb, mature take on war and civilian survival

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

Grades

9–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

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

The Sims 4

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Not yet reviewed
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 5 reviews

Price

Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, 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

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

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