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Digital Citizenship Week 2022!


Help students take ownership of their digital lives using Common Sense Education’s free, research-backed, and award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

Social Media Test Drive


Social media is central to how young people communicate and socialize with each other. Learn more about Social Media TestDrive, an immersive simulator that prepares students to deal with the challenges of being on social media, f…

3 Great Ways to Get Students Coding in the Classroom


Learning to code in school is more popular than ever, and it's never been easier to get started. What's more, coding can teach skills that apply across the curriculum, beyond computer science. So what's the best way to get your s…

Digital Citizenship in the UK


Common Sense Education provides digital citizenship lessons for UK learners that meet the best practice recommendations of Education for a Connected World. View our curriculum

Expert Interview: Nichole Pinkard and Akili Lee, Digital Youth Network


The Digital Youth Network is a digital literacy program that gives students on Chicago's South Side the skills and tools they need to be media creators -- and critical media consumers. So what can teachers and parents across the …

Expert Interview: Howard Gardener


In this expert interview, Common Sense Media met with renowned educator and psychologist Howard Gardner of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. We talked about his latest research on digital media, his views on ethics, his a…

Expert Interview: Katie Salen


In this expert interview, we sat down with Katie Salen (Director of Institute of Play and associate professor in the Design and Technology department at the Parsons School of Design) to talk about kids and "play" to help us bette…

Expert Interview: Henry Jenkins


Do you wonder how kids are being affected by growing up in a globally interconnected, multicultural, participatory world? In this expert interview, Henry Jenkins (Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Ar…

Expert Interview: Constance Steinkuehler


Constance Steinkuehler (an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison) has the job many kids dream of: She gets to hang out in virtual worlds like World of Warcraft and Runescape while she studies how kids and you…

EdTech Showdown: Seesaw vs. FreshGrade


When it comes to digital portfolios and authentic assessment, there are some great edtech tools that can help both students and teachers. Here's a quick, side-by-side comparison of two popular options: Seesaw and FreshGrade.

EdTech Showdown: Zaption vs. EdPuzzle


Want to keep students engaged while you show videos during your lessons? Both Zaption and EdPuzzle let you annotate videos with interactive elements to encourage active viewing.

EdTech Showdown: Romeo & Juliet: Shakespeare in Bits vs. Wordplay Shakespeare


Does a rose by any other name actually smell just as sweet? Using a digital version of Romeo & Juliet is a great way to help your students find out. This EdTech Quick Take episode offers a side-by-side comparison of two popular o…

Using Games in the Classroom


Every game has potential for learning! Consider the educational value in some of the more popular, entertainment-focused games that your students (and you!) already enjoy at home. Of course, not all games are school-appropriate, …