Extensive Free Resource Guides Exploration of Civic Engagement

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Digital Civics Toolkit

Superb, timely civics lessons focus on social media and student voice

Pros: Lessons encourage students to find their voice, plus there's a lot of student-created media.

Cons: The vast array of resources, many from partners, don't all follow the same format.

Bottom Line: For teachers looking to make civics relevant to students, there's nothing else out there as extensive or relevant.

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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. 

By Common Sense Education