Common Core Explorer

SL.K.1

These apps, games, and websites will help your students participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Website
Code.org
Popular games, big names get kids and teachers pumped to program
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
PLATFORM
n/a
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Website
BetterLesson
Exemplary Common Core-aligned lessons from rock star peers at large
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free
PLATFORM
n/a
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App
ConversationBuilder
Themed scripts help kids practice successful social exchanges
GRADES
K - 6
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
COMMON SENSE RATING
TEACHER RATING
NOT YET RATED
App
Kid in Story Book Maker
Easy-to-make personalized stories can help boost social skills
GRADES
Pre-K - 1
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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Website
LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary School
Thorough lesson plans help teachers utilize an amazing digital library
GRADES
K - 3
PRICE
Free to Try
PLATFORM
n/a
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NOT YET RATED
App
QuestionIt
Wh- questions taught in concrete ways for kids with language delays
GRADES
K - 7
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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TEACHER RATING
NOT YET RATED
App
Social Stories
Quick and simple behavior-reinforcement tool for kids with autism
GRADES
Pre-K - 5
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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NOT YET RATED
App
Toca Tea Party
Pretend play meets social skills at this cute interactive gathering
GRADES
Pre-K - 1
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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App
WeLearnedIt
Digital portfolio and management tool for project-based classrooms
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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TEACHER RATING
NOT YET RATED
Game
Zoo U
Research-based social game has terrific assessment potential
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
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NOT YET RATED
App
Builda the Re-Bicycler
Thoughtful storybook with good ethics on reducing and recycling
GRADES
K - 3
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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NOT YET RATED
App
Common Core Quest
Comprehensive CCSS-aligned resource for instruction and assessment
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
PLATFORM
n/a
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Game
Kidspiration
Aging tool uses visual learning to teach ELA and math concepts
GRADES
K - 5
PRICE
Free to Try, Paid
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
COMMON SENSE RATING
TEACHER RATING
NOT YET RATED
App
Stick Pick
Differentiate, engage with assessment app aimed at higher-order skills
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
n/a
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