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Our Friends' Favorites: Tom Schaar's Hot Picks for Apps and Games
In the Our Friends' Favorites series, we ask Common Sense Media friends and partners to share their top media picks, and this time we turned to skateboarder Tom Schaar to find out his favorite games... read more
Our Friends' Favorites: LeVar Burton on Great Books for Boys
Our Friends' Favorites series -- in which we ask Common Sense Media's friends and partners to share their top media picks -- has recently focused on books that feature positive female characters,... read more
Our Friends' Favorites: Geena Davis on Books with Great Female Characters
Earlier this summer, we asked Chelsea Clinton and Jennifer Siebel Newsom to share their thoughts on inspiring books that feature positive, realistic female characters. For our third post in the Our... read more
Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of two
90+ Back-to-School Apps, Games, and Websites
Can you believe summer is nearly over already? When I was a classroom teacher, this was always my favorite time of year. I loved getting ready for school to start: stocking up on supplies, organizing... read more
Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
7 Foreign Films Kids Will Love
I showed my son, Kyle, his first foreign film when he was 7: the Academy Award-winning 1957 French classic The Red Balloon. I had seen it when I was his age, and I still recall being fascinated by... read more
Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
100+ Ideas to Spur Creative Learning This Summer
With summer break just around the corner, it's a perfect opportunity to get hands-on and creative, and we've shared some of our favorite creativity tools in our Digital Fun for Creative Kids Guide.... read more
21 Apps That Teach Kids Real-Life Skills
With the boom in educational apps for kids, you may have already found great apps for the subjects your kids are studying in school -- like math, writing, and science. But there's so much more that... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
20 Greatest Albums Ever to Share With Your Kid
Does your kid think One Direction's newest pop offering "Best Song Ever" is really the best song ever? While plenty of current kids' music is great to listen to with your kids, and even adult bands... read more


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