What Is Common Sense Graphite?
Graphite is a free platform from Common Sense Education that saves you time by making it easy to discover the best apps, games, and websites for your classroom. With thousands of reviews of tools such as Edmodo, Kahoot and LightSail, our community of educators take the guesswork out of finding innovative ways to transform your teaching practice.
1. Go to https://www.graphite.org and sign up for your free account (upper right corner).
It’s easy to sign up with your school Google account. Graphite will ask if you want to receive weekly or biweekly news from Common Sense Graphite. I recommend their newsletters (you can unsubscribe at any time).
2. Take some time to browse through what Graphite offers:
3. Choose two apps, sites, or lessons to explore. Spend some time reading the lessons, or trying out the apps and sites. If you need a place to start, Graphite’s recent newsletter recommended the following:
4. To share your findings, complete this Google Form: http://goo.gl/forms/1XWXTUw6QY
After you submit the form, you will see a link to the responses. Select that link to see what your colleagues wrote. From the spreadsheet, press Form and Summary of Responses to see the easy-to-read charts and graphs.