If you don't know Common Sense Media, you need to go check them out right now. Their site is full of tremendous resources for parents and teachers as well as for those who are just trying to make sense of the many choices in our increasingly technology-focused world. The site is vast. They have everything from family friendly reviews of movies and books, to tips on how to help children deal with cyber bullying.
The video below will give you an overview of one of their newest and most valuable resources: Graphite
One of my favorite features on Graphite is the App Flow. This is designed to help teachers think about how different tools fit into the process of planning and delivering a lesson. What app would be terrific to help teachers 'hook' their learners? Which one would be perfect for reviewing or expanding on basic concepts? App Flow helps teachers do this. Check out the overview:
What do you think? How might this help you? How can you as a writer use these resources to help you write? What do you love about Common Sense Media? Feel free to list your ideas and or favorites in the comments!