All Reviews

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13
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Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
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URL: http://www.codecademy.com
(2012)
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13
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Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
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13
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Kids can learn another language with this excellent, interactive program that includes self-guided lessons, progress tracking, and real-world projects for applying new skills.
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URL: http://duolingo.com/
(2013)
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13
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LEARNING
Real people, real problems, real-world algebra solutions.
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URL: http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/
(2013)
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AGE
13
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LEARNING
Explore the vast human body with outstanding anatomy tool.
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URL: https://www.biodigitalhuman.com
(2014)
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AGE
13
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LEARNING
Sketchbook Pro is a serious digital art tool not to be mistaken for the many simple drawing apps available. It is an excellent, professional-caliber tool designed by Autodesk, developers with a history of well-regarded apps for designers, engineers, and architects. 
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Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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AGE
13
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LEARNING
Procreate isn't just an app to use on the go; it's simply impressive enough to take the place of many desktop programs. Thanks to the customization function the brush options are limitless, but an impressive arsenal is also included.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tackles digital dating abuse with videos appealing to teens.
csm_website
URL: http://www.thatsnotcool.com
(2009)
AGE
13
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LEARNING
Nonpartisan info for teens on avoiding pregnancy.
csm_website
URL: http://stayteen.org
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
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LEARNING
Text-mad teens love this site where they can practice short-form creative writing by submitting six-word memoirs.
csm_website
URL: http://smithteens.com
(2009)
AGE
13
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LEARNING
Exceptional strategy sequel with some mature themes.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
AGE
13
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LEARNING
Well-written interactive book with lots of multimedia.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart sex-ed site puts spotlight on teen contributors.
csm_website
URL: http://www.sexetc.org
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Freemium slideshow tool better on privacy than similar apps.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Easy app takes the traditional whiteboard to a new level.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Nonprofit site fights the media's objectification of girls.
csm_website
URL: http://www.sparksummit.com/
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Built from the ground up to use Kinect, this dance game delivers the beat for solo or group play while teaching players how to perform famous dances from the past 40 years.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun photo sharing app with audio has some privacy concerns.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Game challenges players to balance federal budget.
csm_website
URL: http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/budgethero/
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Goodwill turns charitable donations into free math lessons.
csm_website
URL: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/math
(2012)

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