Website Reviews

Kids in the House Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Detailed, age-appropriate intro to the House, its history.
URL: http://kids.clerk.house.gov
(2015)
Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
MathTV.com Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Kid-friendly videos support learning, lack interactivity.
URL: http://www.mathtv.com/#
(2015)
CoBELS Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Science, math games emphasize subject learning, concepts.
URL: http://www.cobels.in/
(2015)
Hemingway Editor Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Editing tool finds common errors, lacks any explanations.
URL: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
(2015)
Q-files Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes ebook sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
MyGames4Girls Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Site offers more fluff than feminism.
URL: http://www.mygames4girls.com/
(2015)
euronews Website Poster Image
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age 12+
News site gives European view on events.
URL: http://www.euronews.com
(2015)
Teachinghistory.org Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
Twine Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Interactive story-creation tool is fun but complicated
URL: https://twinery.org/
(2015)
Mozilla Thimble Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 12+
LEARNING
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
URL: https://thimble.mozilla.org/
(2015)
Curious Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
Play Nintendo Website Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Flashy, but young gamers will need persistence to get tips.
URL: http://play.nintendo.com/
(2015)
YouthSpark Hub Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Microsoft's youth programs offer vast tech opportunities.
URL: https://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/youthspark/youthsparkhub/
(2014)
Teenreads Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Teen bookworms will love this resource for all things YA.
URL: http://www.teenreads.com/
(2014)
WYNN (WYNN Wizard and WYNN Reader) Website Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Gives kids tools to read, write, and comprehend any text.
URL: http://www.freedomscientific.com/LSG/products/wynn.asp
(2014)
KidsThinkDesign Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Budding designers explore creative fields, get inspired.
URL: http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/index.html
(2014)
Math Central Website Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Impressive depth and range will wow adults and kids alike.
URL: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
(2013)

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