Showing 111 results in Reviews of Apps & Websites

Hypothes.is

Tool makes webpages and digital texts spaces of critique, discussion

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

Grades

6–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web, Chrome

Coming Soon: PBS NewsHour Classroom

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

CBC Kids News

Real news stories and videos for and by kids

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

Grades

5–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

News2you

Weekly newspaper makes current events accessible to all

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

Grades

2–8

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

StoryMaker

Comprehensive civic media site supports youth voice and creativity

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

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Swank

Stream films with one service, assign via LMS; benefits may not outweigh cost

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

Grades

Pre-K–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

Skew the Script

Use real data from hot topics to make math relevant

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

Grades

8–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

YouTube Kids

Solid controls help sort variable video content

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

Grades

Pre-K–6

Price

Free

Platforms

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Web

ThinkCERCA

Structured literacy program inspires deep analysis, thoughtful writing

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

Grades

3–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

Poptential

Potential for independent instruction, pop culture references hit or miss

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

Grades

8–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Journalism in Action

Journalistic history site helps students analyze primary sources

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

Grades

8–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

PebbleGo

Easily accessible, kid-friendly database for the littlest researchers

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

Grades

K–3

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Web

The Juice

Daily news matches reading level, supports diving into current events

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

Grades

5–12

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Web

The Learning Network

High-powered news site offers daily resource to process current events

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

Grades

7–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Most Likely Machine

Interactive experience quickly exposes algorithms

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

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web