GameSalad Guides Kids in Digital Game Design and Creation

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[50 Sites & Apps for K-12 Education Games (opens in new tab)]

Great interface, flexible publishing options make game-making a snap

Pros: Empowers kids with the ability to custom-create games; amazing online support.

Cons: Full features (including publishing student-created apps) require a pricey subscription fee.

Bottom Line: Engaging interface and tutorials will empower budding game designers, but the price tag could be a deal-breaker for tight school budgets.

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Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed byCommon Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

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