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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ClassDojo

Exemplar bridge between home and school also aids learning

Learning rating
Privacy rating
90%| Pass
Grades
K–6

Epic! - Kids' Books And Videos

Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books

Learning rating
Privacy rating
49%| Warning
Grades
K–5

Newsela

Great stories, just-right leveled reading; now mostly by subscription

Learning rating
Privacy rating
74%| Warning
Grades
2–12

UHandy

Microscope attachment for mobile devices inspires field investigation

Learning rating
Privacy rating
21%| Warning
Grades
4–12

Race To Ratify

Great history game offers cool constitutional spin on persuasion

Learning rating
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Not yet rated
Grades
6–12

Formative

Superb real-time assessment tool a fit for 1-to-1, BYOD classrooms

Learning rating
Privacy rating
93%| Pass
Grades
3–12

Screencastify

Easy screen-recording tool facilitates outside-the-box instruction

Learning rating
Updated review coming soon
Privacy rating
82%| Pass
Grades
3–12

East Of The Rockies

AR experience offers moving insight into tragic history of internment

Learning rating
Privacy rating
43%| Warning
Grades
7–12

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