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Fun Collaborative Storytelling Tool Promotes Critical Thinking

Fun Collaborative Storytelling Tool Promotes Critical Thinking

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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By Common Sense Education