Newsletter — May 2022
Featured Lesson Plan
Professional Development — Find the professional development format and time commitment that works for you! We offer free live events, interactive workshops, and self-paced training with practical takeaways and ready-to-implement teaching strategies.
Articles For Teachers
Resources for Teachers
Young Kids & Screens — Use this toolkit to help families nurture young children’s development in the digital age.
Teacher Appreciation Week — We’ve created these handy teacher appreciation templates in Canva that you can use to shout out any teacher who deserves it. Share your graphic on social media! Use the hashtag #ThankATeacher and tag us @CommonSenseEd.
Top Picks Lists
10 Great Free Games for High School Students — Dig into this curated list of highly rated free games for high school. There’s a spread of content areas from science to social studies to social-emotional learning.
The award-winning suite of six interactive games addresses key issues kids face in today’s digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate.
Parent & Caregiver Corner
Connecting with Our Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Roots Through Stories — Explore and celebrate heritage as a family with books, movies, and TV shows.
Conectándonos con nuestras raíces como asiáticos estadounidenses, nativos de Hawái y de otras islas del Pacífico a través de historias — Explora y celebra la tradición en familia con libros, películas y series de televisión.
Do you need help paying for internet? — New federal program offers $30 a month to eligible homes for internet service. See if your home qualifies.
¿Necesitas ayuda para pagar el Internet? — Un nuevo programa federal ofrece hasta 30 dólares al mes para el servicio de Internet.
Common Sense Selections — Common Sense Selections include age-appropriate movies, TV series and specials, and games that have the potential to spark family conversations, entertain families of all kinds, and have a positive, lasting effect on society.