Common Sense Selections for Learning

The Common Sense seal program recognizes outstanding media with an official seal for quality and impact. Common Sense Selections for Learning are best-in-class media resources and tools that facilitate great learning experiences for students and educators. Common Sense expert reviewers make hand-picked, official selections annually based on our independent rating criteria and pedagogical rubric. See how we rate and review

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Breakout EDU

Physical and digital puzzle games epitomize collaborative learning

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K–12

Buncee

Easy-to-use slideshow tool offers customization, promotes creativity

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2–12

Duolingo

Stellar language learning tool levels up skills in bite-size bursts

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6–12

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GameMaker

One of the best creation tools available for aspiring game developers

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7–12

Google Earth

Dazzling globe-trotting tool has endless classroom applications

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K–12

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Quizizz

Quiz tool has evolved to become interactive lesson platform

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3–12

iCivics

Well-designed games, lessons can spice up your civics curriculum

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6–12

Explain Everything

Classic presentation tool continues to evolve

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3–12