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Best Science Games for Students

Posted on by Shira Lee Katz

Calling all curious scientists and game junkies.

Subjects

Science, astronomy, biology, motion, physics

Grades

Pre-K–12

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Apps and Sites for Storytelling

Posted on by Cassie Sanborn

Help students find their voices with these vibrant apps.

Subjects

English Language Arts, writing

Grades

Pre-K–12

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Best Arts Education Apps and Websites

Posted on by Shira Lee Katz

Powerful art tools to help students express themselves.

Subjects

Arts, design, drawing, music, photography

Grades

K–12

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Everything

Philosophical game invites students to ponder everything's existence

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Grades

10–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Mac

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Walden, a game

Thoughtfully designed game illuminates Thoreau's writing, philosophy

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Grades

8–12

Price

Free, Paid

Platforms

Mac, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox One Series X

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Best Business, Money, and Finance Literacy Games

Posted on by Cassie Sanborn

Invest in kids' future by helping them save and balance today.

Subjects

Math, counting, estimation, money, statistics, Social Studies, the economy

Grades

2–12

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Best Economics Websites and Apps for Students

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Follow the money with fun resources for getting a handle on our economy.

Subjects

Math, estimation, money, patterns, probability, Social Studies, citizenship, civic engagement, government, the economy

Grades

4–12

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Molecular Workbench

Regularly updated resource features great simulations and modules

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Mac, Windows, Linux

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Hack 'n' Slash

Zelda-inspired puzzler lets players peek behind the code curtain

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Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

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10 Best Social Studies Tools for Middle School

Posted on by Kira DeVaul

The best middle school-level apps, games, and websites for the social studies classroom.

Subjects

Social Studies, cultural understanding, global awareness, history, timelines

Grades

6–8

Topics

News & Media Literacy

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Media Literacy Games, Tools, and Lessons

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Tools and resources to unpack media messages.

Grades

K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Reviews of Apps & Websites

CTRL-F

Up-to-date, expert-backed news literacy program builds needed skills

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Grades

6–12

Platforms

Web

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News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Posted on Tue, 01/12/2021 - 07:09 by Tanner Higgin

A best-of-the-best collection of resources for teaching and learning about news literacy.

Subjects

English Language Arts, reading, text analysis, using supporting evidence, writing, Social Studies, citizenship, civic engagement

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

VIDEOS

3 Tips for Great Formative Assessment

2:16

Unlock the full potential of formative assessment in your classroom! Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and …

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Power Up Your Parent Communication

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Effective parent-teacher communication is crucial in helping students learn. But for busy teachers, it can be challenging just to keep up. Can apps and other digital tools make it easier to keep everyone -- parents and students -…