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Website review by Jennifer Sitkin, Common Sense Education | Updated November 2017
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Meets our minimum requirements for privacy and security practices.
Does not meet our recommendations for privacy and security practices.
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Subjects & Skills
English Language Arts, Social Studies, Character & SEL, Critical Thinking
Warning Full evaluation
- Privacy policies do indicate a version or effective date.
- Data are not sold or rented to third parties.
- Data are not shared for third-party advertising and/or marketing.
- Behavioral or targeted advertising is not displayed.
- Data are collected by third-party advertising or tracking services.
- Data are used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
- Data profiles are created and used for data enhancement, and/or targeted advertisements.
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Lisa E. , Classroom teacher
Lisa E. , Classroom teacher
Pick and Choose Resources to Lay Foundational Middle School Skills
As the name states, Big History is a great resource for helping students tackle big questions. The curriculum pulls together thematic resources from various civilizations to help students investigate important concepts like how humans populated the globe or how trade networks developed. Since I teach middle school, a lot of the material is too advanced. I like introducing students to this sort of thinking, though, and many of the resources are leveled. My class - mostly ancient civilizations with some m ...Read full review
How safe is this product?
Users can interact with trusted users and/or students.
Users cannot interact with untrusted users, including strangers and/or adults.
Profile information is shared for social interactions.
What rights do I have to the data?
Unclear whether users can create or upload content.
Unclear whether users retain ownership of their data.
Processes to access and review user data are available.
Ads & Tracking
Are there advertisements or tracking?
Data are not shared for third-party advertising and/or marketing.
Traditional or contextual advertisements are not displayed.
Behavioral or targeted advertising is not displayed.
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