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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LightSail

Powerful, flexible reading tool measures meaningful literacy gains

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1–12

Kialo Edu

A terrific, troll-free zone for structuring student discussion and debate

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87%| Pass
Grades
7–12

DreamBox Learning Math

Individualized, game-based math adapts to kids' needs

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88%| Pass
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K–8

CommonLit

Feature-rich literacy resource offers superb support for readers

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71%| Warning
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3–12

PBS Kids

One-stop shop for a wealth of fantastic PBS Kids educational content

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80%| Pass
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Pre-K–6

ClassDojo

Exemplar bridge between home and school also aids learning

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91%| Pass
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K–6

Epic! - Kids' Books And Videos

Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books

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65%| Warning
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K–5

Newsela

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

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70%| Warning
Grades
2–12

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