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: Story Wars
Summary: Read, write, and vote on engaging collaborative storytelling site
Pros: Terrific concept invites students to read critically and write for an authentic audience.
Cons: Some users might balk at openly licensing their creations on the site, and some stories might not be classroom-appropriate.
Bottom Line: A cool, competitive approach to online storytelling with a lot of learning potential -- just be aware of the iffy content and licensing risks.
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