App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Title: Curiosity Machine
Summary: Kids build, share, receive pro feedback with awesome engineering site
Pros: Nothing beats the real-world connections, true design process, and pro support built into the site’s easy-to-use interface.
Cons: Teachers may miss some classroom capabilities (student account oversight) and lesson support (topic search engine, NGSS alignment, more content).
Bottom Line: Though it may not be an instant fit for your classroom, the exceptional quality of the site’s projects and processes makes it worth any problem solving.
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