Find reviews for learning

We now have an unbiased, research-based tool to help you find engaging and fun apps, games, and websites that have learning potential. We review each product for skills and subjects your child can learn, overall quality, and evaluate it with one of these ratings: Best, Very Good, Good, Fair for Learning, or Not for Learning.

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vague explanations, typos detract from decent learning tool.
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Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Collection of mental challenges is hard but rewarding.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vast library of links a boon for kids doing online research.
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URL: http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Interactive pages, puzzles allow almost endless exploration.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Useful practice tool customizable for range of levels.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Challenging physics game; optional community has iffy stuff.
csm_app
Devices: Android
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Funny but gross app offers comical lesson in dental hygiene.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smartphone hit still a blast, but tiring on larger device.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Editors' picks
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Goofy and fun way to learn about the U.S. presidents.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Site shows kids the fun in learning about science and tech.
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URL: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
csm_website
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
(2011)
Award winners
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent tool for kids with nuts-and-bolts questions.
csm_website
URL: http://www.howstuffworks.com/
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Voice recorder app designed for teachers, fun for families.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Magical effects are a fun twist, but beware in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great graphics and interface make presidents come to life.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great way to learn states and capitals by region.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great tool uses context to explain commonly misused words.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Ambitious zombie game loaded with violence, mature themes.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create free, simple, mesmerizing art with a finger twirl.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Editors' picks
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Superheroes defeat villains in original, creative math app.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)

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