Website Reviews

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 9+
 
LEARNING
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.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 5+
 
LEARNING
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://Zui.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 and educates; iffy stuff abounds.
URL: http://www.youtube.com/
(2011)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Social site connects friends, requires privacy.
URL: http://www.facebook.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Jam-packed with many types of problems disguised as games.
URL: http://www.mathplayground.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Animated educational content for kids to explore, for a fee.
URL: http://www.brainpopjr.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Not flashy, but filled with good educational activities.
URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Fun montage-making site; user-submitted videos can be iffy.
URL: http://www.onetruemedia.com/
(2011)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Virtual world with games and some smart parental controls.
URL: http://www.ourworld.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Video site has social networking, lots of ads.
URL: http://www.kidzbop.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Outstanding learn-to-read site sure to engage little ones.
URL: http://www.starfall.com/
(2011)
csm_website
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Edgy sex-ed site best suited for mature teens.
URL: http://www.scarleteen.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 5+
 
Kids' browser features safe, prescreened sites.
URL: http://www.kidzui.com
(2010)
csm_website
age 9+
 
Basic, bland social site for Victorious fans.
URL: http://www.theslap.com/
(2010)
csm_website
age 14+
 
Create a dancing elf version of yourself.
URL: http://www.elfyourself.com/
(2010)
csm_website
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Buy American Girl, play in safe, positive virtual world.
URL: http://web.innerstaru.com/
(2010)

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