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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Best entry in classic strategy series might not be best for classrooms

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

Grades

7–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Windows

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Labster

Impressive, advanced virtual biotech labs contain glitches

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

Grades

10–12

Price

Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Web

ARTICLES

The 2016 Common Sense Media Awards Honorees

Posted on Mon, 05/16/2016 - 02:00 by Erin Wilkey Oh

Common Sense salutes four honorees for their positive impact on kids' lives.

Topics

Equity & Inclusion

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Take Your Makerspace from Dream to Reality

Posted on Mon, 05/30/2016 - 05:00 by Laura Ferrell

Five steps to creating a successful space for passion, creativity, and authentic learning.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Classroom Management, Professional Learning

ARTICLES

3 Social Studies Tools to Try in the New Year

Posted on Mon, 01/04/2016 - 02:00 by Kris Hupp

Explore, Dig Deep, and Have Fun in Social Studies

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

ARTICLES

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

Posted on Thu, 11/15/2018 - 02:00 by Bob Cunningham

Make sure all students have a chance to build these essential skills.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, Equity & Inclusion

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Quill

Let students do the writing to make grammar lessons more meaningful

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

Grades

1–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

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Tinkercad

Amazingly simple yet powerful online CAD tool turns kids into makers

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

Grades

3–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Autodesk Sketchbook

Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art

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

Grades

7–12

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Android, iPad, Kindle Fire, Windows

ARTICLES

Minari and SEL: A Movie Guide and Lesson Plan for Your Classroom

Posted on Thu, 07/22/2021 - 11:09 by Christine Elgersma

Help students reflect on what motivates who we become and how we grow.

Grades

8–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy, Social & Emotional Learning

ARTICLES

Whale Rider and SEL: A Movie Guide and Lesson Plan for Your Classroom

Posted on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 07:21 by Christine Elgersma

Help students find the strength and confidence to overcome obstacles in their own lives.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy, Social & Emotional Learning

ARTICLES

Inside Out and SEL: A Movie Guide and Lesson Plan for Your Classroom

Posted on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 14:58 by Christine Elgersma

Help students reflect on the social and emotional aspects of the movie and consider how their own emotions work.

Topics

News & Media Literacy, Social & Emotional Learning

ARTICLES

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

Posted on Thu, 11/17/2022 - 02:00 by Danise Olague

Learn simple but important ways to evaluate your edtech choices.

Subjects

English Language Arts, reading fluency, reading, reading comprehension, speaking, English-Language Learning, listening, reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech, Equity & Inclusion

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Coming Soon: ThingLink

Grades

6–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Web

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Coming Soon: PBS NewsHour Classroom

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web