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StudySync

Superb ELA resource features engaging activities, stellar support

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 to try

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

Newsela

Great stories, just-right leveled reading; now mostly by subscription

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

Grades

2–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

Digital Civics Toolkit

Superb, timely civics lessons focus on social media and student voice

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

Grades

7–12

Price

Free

Platforms

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

StoryMaker

Comprehensive civic media site supports youth voice and creativity

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Time for Kids

Pro news zine balances kid-friendly content with teacher supports

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

Grades

K–6

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

NASA Global Climate Change - Vital Signs of the Planet

Tons of climate change info from expert sources in one easy place

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

PebbleGo Next

Safe nonfiction database develops students' research skills

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

3–6

Price

Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Web

Pinna

Subscribe for access to quality kids' podcasts, audiobooks, and shows

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

Pre-K–6

Price

Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Web

NewsFeed Defenders

Social media simulation builds news literacy skills

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Most Likely Machine

Interactive experience quickly exposes algorithms

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Edji

Turn social media habits into collaborative, close reading

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

3–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

LOC Collections

Rich, accessible collection of primary source documents plus modern resources

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

8–12

Price

Free

Platforms

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

BBC iReporter

Spot real stories, dodge fake news in cheeky media literacy sim

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Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

7–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web