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How to Find Learning Opportunities in Video Games Kids and Teens Love

Posted on Thu, 05/26/2022 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Resources to help you unlock the learning potential in popular games.

Subjects

reading comprehension, text analysis, using supporting evidence

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment

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Kid Scoop

News magazine features standards-aligned activity packs for kids

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Grades

K–5

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

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Starfall Learn to Read

Delight early readers with lively if only supplemental phonics lessons

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

Grades

K–2

Price

Free

Platforms

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

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

My Digital Life Is Like ...

Posted on by Jamie Knowles

We often use our phones or other devices without even thinking about it. But paying closer attention to how -- and how much -- we use digital media can help us find better balance in our lives. Challenge students to truly consider how digital media adds to -- or…

Topics

Media Balance & Well-Being

Grades

9

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Social Media and How You Feel

Posted on by Jamie Knowles

Social media plays a big role in most teens' lives, and research shows that it causes intense feelings -- both positive and negative. But not all media use is the same. There are many benefits that come with both active and passive media use. For better social…

Topics

Media Balance & Well-Being

Grades

10

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Best Podcast Apps and Websites for Students

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Awesome audio to inspire ideas, and tools to make those ideas into great podcasts.

Subjects

Arts, acting, radio and podcasting, music, script writing

Grades

K–12

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10 Best Social Studies Tools for High School

Posted on by Kira DeVaul

The best social studies picks for your high school classroom.

Subjects

Social Studies, citizenship, civic engagement, historical figures, power structures

Grades

9–12

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Publishing Opportunities for Students

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Get students writing for the world, not the classroom.

Subjects

English Language Arts, discussion, reading, writing, writing clearly

Grades

K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

ARTICLES

Do Algorithms Influence Our Lives and Our Democracy?

Posted on Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:55 by Erikk Henderson-Hood

Use these free lesson plans to help students think critically about how algorithms influence our lives.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

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StudyForge

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Based on 3 reviews

Price

Paid

Platforms

Web

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Top Apps, Games, and Websites for Scientific Inquiry

Posted on by Kira DeVaul

Students ask questions, test hypotheses, and draw conclusions with these apps, games, and websites.

Subjects

Science, biology, chemistry, measurement, substance properties

Grades

Pre-K–12

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10 Best Science Tools for Elementary

Posted on by Kira DeVaul

Top 10 tools for inspiring young scientists in the elementary years.

Subjects

Science, animals, ecosystems, life cycle, plants

Grades

Pre-K–5

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STEAM Games, Apps, and Sites

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Multidisciplinary tech that'll get inventive students thinking, tinkering, experimenting, engineering, and creating.

Subjects

Math, estimation, geometry, shapes, statistics, Science, engineering, gravity, physics, substance properties, Arts, design, radio and podcasting, photography, sculpture

Grades

2–12

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Terrific Websites for Science

Posted on by Shira Lee Katz

Students observe, experiment, and make conclusions with these stellar picks.

Subjects

Science, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics

Grades

K–12

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Excellent Early Childhood Education Resources

Posted on by Shira Lee Katz

Solid starter apps and games will help young kids get off to a good beginning.

Grades

Pre-K–2