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COMMON SENSE MEDIA is a web-based non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children. Common Sense Media reviews books, movies, TV shows, video games, apps, music, and websites and rates them in terms of age-appropriate educational content, positive messages/role models, violence, sex, and profanity, and more for parents making media choices for their kids. Common Sense Media has also developed a set of ratings that are intended to gauge the educational value of videos, games, and apps. The nonprofit’s “Learning Ratings” attempt to assess different types of learning qualities within various forms of media.

ED TECH REVIEW is a web-based magazine about 21st Century Learning for educators with a special section for Parents

CONNECTED LEARNING is a series of videos produced to introduce the story of connected learning, the outcome of a six-year research effort supported by the MacArthur Foundation into how learning, education, and schooling could be reimagined for a networked world.  Connected Learning presents a new approach to learning that is “courageous” and “transformational.”  http://connectedlearning.tv

 

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