Common Sense Media

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There are 2 kinds of people in the world…

Those that look at this picture and reply,

“Challenge accepted!”

vs.

Those that look at this picture and think,

“Common sense isn’t that common!” 

Game Time and Place TBD! 

Unlike the opposing teams that naturally form from the image above, Common Sense Media is far from creating a division amongst teachers and parents. The mass amounts of parent and educator support provided at Common Sense media goes unmatched. With that statement, also comes this follow up: SET UP A LIFE LINE BEFORE DIVING IN!

From movie ratings to app ratings; from addressing parenting concerns like cyberbullying to addressing educator concerns like digital citizenship; from online game review to lesson plans with games built in, Common Sense Media offers a game plan of search, find, click and score….but click deeper, find more, and score again….but click deeper, find more…SET UP A LIFE LINE BEFORE DIVING IN!

It also happens to have a SIGNIFICANTLY long mission statement so here’s the quick pass…”Common Sense is the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization dedicated to empowering kids to thrive in a world of media and technology. Families, educators, and policymakers turn to Common Sense for unbiased information and trusted advice to help them learn how to harness the positive power of media and technology for all kids.”

Match point: it’s FREE. 

How to Play:

  1. Gather equipment- TIME and computer (pencil/paper optional).
  2. Set up a life line.
  3. Go to Common Sense Media for parents OR Common Sense Education for educators

How to Win:

  1. Explore to score!

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