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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Mosa Mack Science

Engaging design challenges turn kids into actual science detectives

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87%| Pass
Grades
4–8

Formative

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

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89%| Pass
Grades
3–12

Empatico

Connect with classrooms around the world using built-in activities

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Grades
1–8

National Geographic Education

Top geography resource site provides global exploration opportunities

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Pre-K–12

ExploreLearning Gizmos

Vast array of impressive, interactive science and math simulations

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57%| Warning
Grades
3–12

Screencastify

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

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82%| Pass
Grades
3–12

Tinkercad

Amazingly simple yet powerful online CAD tool turns kids into makers

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3–12

TeachingBooks.net

Comprehensive site collects resources on authors and books in one place

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Pre-K–12

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