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Gone Home

Compelling narrative game fosters empathy, self-reflection

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

9–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Political Animals

Charming political campaign sim mixes data analysis and civics

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

Grades

8–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

KOOV

Robotics kit makes design possibilities virtually limitless

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

3–8

Price

Paid

Platforms

iPad, Chrome, Windows, Mac

Minecraft: Education Edition

Stellar collaboration tools, controls make Minecraft classroom-ready

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

Grades

K–12

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Mac, Windows

Proloquo2Go

Brilliant tool helps kids with speech difficulties communicate

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

Grades

K–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

Notability

Flexible note-taking tool empowers learners of all abilities

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

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

Walden, a game

Thoughtfully designed game illuminates Thoreau's writing, philosophy

Learning Rating
Flagged for privacy concerns
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Flagged for privacy concerns
Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

8–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, PlayStation 4

Google Earth

Dazzling globe-trotting tool has endless classroom applications

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

Grades

K–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac, Windows, Web

Algodoo

Sandbox tool enables engaged, conceptual physics inquiry

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

Grades

4–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows

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

GarageBand

Amazingly powerful audio workstation unleashes creativity

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

Grades

3–12

Price

Free

Platforms

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

Race to Ratify

Great history game offers cool constitutional spin on persuasion

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

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web, iPad, Mac, Android

Nearpod

Engage and assess students with media, videos, and interactive slides

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

Grades

K–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Chrome, Windows, Mac, Web

Quizizz

Quiz tool has evolved to become interactive lesson platform

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

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web, Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac

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