Website Reviews

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age 16+
LEARNING
Teen writers hone craft, get feedback; watch privacy.
URL: http://www.wattpad.com/
(2014)
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: http://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Game design site promotes creation and sharing.
URL: http://www.sploder.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 9+
LEARNING
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 11+
LEARNING
Great way for kids to learn critical thinking.
URL: http://www.mypopstudio.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Mag site smartly tackles teen girls' interests and issues.
URL: http://www.girlslife.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun games and a strong push to buy Poptropica membership.
URL: http://www.funbrain.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Info and games designed to boost math's fun factor.
URL: http://www.coolmath.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Facebook-lite gets a lot right, but watch out for games.
URL: http://www.gianthello.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 4+
LEARNING
Ad-free pay site helps little ones get ready for school.
URL: http://abcmouse.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Game creator nurtures skills, but games can be violent.
URL: http://www.roblox.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Semi-social site helps users collect images for inspiration.
URL: http://pinterest.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Engaging virtual world brings Harry Potter to life.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Music and social networking combine in safe, cool hangout.
URL: http://www.franktownrocks.com/
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
Social network adds a few good privacy tweaks for teens.
URL: http://plus.google.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Vast video site entertains, educates; iffy stuff abounds.
URL: http://www.youtube.com/
(2011)
age 13+
Build your own radio stations based on common song elements.
URL: http://www.pandora.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 14+
LEARNING
Social site connects friends, requires privacy.
URL: http://www.facebook.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Free cloud-based music service focuses on sharing.
URL: http://www.spotify.com/us/hello-america/
(2011)

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